20 November 2019 10:28 PM

National Folk Art Troupe in Canadian History Museum in Ottawa

Thursday، 18 July 2019 - 12:40 PM

Within the framework of the activities of the Egyptian Heritage month in Canada and in cooperation between the Ministries of Culture, Antiquities, Immigration and Egyptians Affairs Abroad and Social Solidarity, the National Folklore Troupe – affliated to the Ministry of Culture - presented its concerts at The Canadian History Museum in Ottawa. More than 30 of university professors, in addition to Egyptian students and more than 500 guests in the Canadian capital attended the concert.

Ahmed Abu Zeid, Ambassador of Egypt to Canada and his wife received the troupe. He expressed his great appreciation for the great cooperation provided by the Ministry of Culture and  Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem, Minister of Culture who facilitated the procedure of the National Folkloric Troupe  travel to Canada and who has  high level of coordination among the members of the teamwork: - the Egyptian Canadian Cultural Association, the Embassy in Ottawa in Montreal. This concert was held to conclude this celebration with such a wonderful level of success. Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid presented a praised the history of the Troupe and the great performance that represented the different regions and governorates of Egypt. 

The National Art Ensemble presented shows attracted the attention and admiration of a large number of the Egyptian community in Ottawa who expressed their desire of the Canadians to hold more cultural events every year.

For his part, The Egyptian ambassador said that the Egyptian community in Canada participated the Egyptian cultural activities. He praised the professional level of all the members of The National Folklore Troupe, which started its career more than forty years ago.

At the end of the ceremony, The National Folkloric Troupe, led by Dr. Mahmoud Sabry presented the shield of The Artistic House to Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid.

Ministry of Culture

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