Wednesday,20 September, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1360, (14 - 20 September 2017)
Wednesday,20 September, 2017
Issue 1360, (14 - 20 September 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Wings of connection

Wings  of  connection
Wings of connection

ON MONDAY 11 September, at the Palace of Arts on the Cairo Opera House grounds, reports Reham El-Adawi, Mexican Ambassador Jose Octavio Tripp presented the prizes to three winners of the photography contest associated with the display of Jorge Marin’s monumental sculpture Wings of Mexico. The winners were Abdel-Karim Rassmy (first winner), Hossam Nour (second winner) and Salsabel Kamal (third winner); they had got the most impressive votes when the pictures were displayed on the embassy’s Facebook page, and each received a photographic work by Marin and a diploma.

The dynamic and effective participation of the Egyptian public in this graphic competition reflects the extent of interest in Mexican cultural activities in Egypt. Tripp highlighted constructive cooperation by the Egyptian authorities concerned with culture.

“Wings of Mexico” opened at the Palace of Arts on 14 May in the presence of Tripp, Marin and Culture Minister Hilmy Al-Namnam. The exhibition is open to the public until 30 October.

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