Visitors to the Cairo Book Fair watch the character of Yahya Haqqi in a hologram

egypt Tue, Jan. 18, 2022
Everyone is waiting for the Cairo International Book Fair, which will be held on January 26 and will continue until February 7, and there will be several surprises in the exhibition, including the appearance of the character of the writer Yahya Haqqi using hologram technology in an interactive presentation with the audience.

In the press conference held this afternoon, Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, said that for the first time in the history of the exhibition, the latest methods of technological development and artificial intelligence are used. Where the character of the writer Yahya Haqqi appears with the hologram technology in an interactive display with the audience, through a touch screen, and children and children's hall-goers can watch one of the stories of the late writer Abdel Tawab Youssef virtual holographic using 3D glasses.

Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem also announced the creation of an award for the best Arab publisher and an increase in the value of the exhibition prizes to 40,000 pounds instead of 10,000 pounds in each cultural field, in cooperation with the National Bank - the leading Egyptian financial institution in supporting and nurturing Egyptian talents in all fields - including the cultural field. and intellectual.