A celebration of the festival of the sun perpendicular on Ramses II's face in Aswan

ramses Mon, Oct. 14, 2019
The General Authority for Cultural Palaces will hold an art festival on the occasion of the sun's intersection on the face of Ramses II in the cities of Aswan during the period from 16 to 22 October, which offers its performances in 10 cultural sites in cities and centers of the province.

The festival is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture to celebrate an astronomical phenomenon that astonished the world for decades by the ancient Egyptians' advances in astronomy, engineering and architecture, it the sun alignment over the face of Egypt's pharaoh phenomenon.

The festival is organized by the Central Department for Artistic Affairs, where 8 Egyptian artistic groups representing the Egyptian folklore in the regions of Egypt are participating: Aswan Folklore Band, Toshka Folklore Band, Port Said, New Valley, Ghazl El Mahalla, Shalatin, Mallawi and Qena Folklore. The culture of Aswan, Kom Ombo, El Sebaeya, Kalabsha, El Radesia, Dahmet Culture Palace, Hassan Fakhreddin Culture Palace, Nag El Faras Culture House in West Aswan, Daraw Child and Youth Library, and Adandan Cultural Library.