MIL OSI Translation. Region: France and French Territories –
Source: Republic of France – Foreign Affairs in French
France and Egypt opened on January 8, at the Cairo Opera, the cultural year France-Egypt to celebrate the historical and cultural ties between the two countries on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the inauguration of the Suez Canal.
This year cultural France-Egypt 2019 is an opportunity to highlight the Egyptian and French cultural heritage, to promote intercultural dialogue, to strengthen exchanges between French and Egyptian artistic scenes and to highlight the young creation of the two countries Franco-Egyptian artistic projects built in cooperation will be particularly in the spotlight, as illustrated by the opening performance, an unprecedented choreographic creation that brought together on the stage of the Cairo Opera House dancers of the Paris and the Cairo Opera House.Coordinated by the French Institute of Egypt in Cairo and the Egyptian Cultural Center in Paris, this cultural year is carried out in collaboration and with the support of many partners, public and private, in France and in Egypt.
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