1st Edition
FESTIVAL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION

1st Edition
FESTIVAL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION

1st Edition
FESTIVAL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION

Cairo - from 5 to 9 February

Cairo - from 5 to 9 FebruaryCairo - from 5 to 9 February

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FESTIVAL OF THE ORGANIZATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION

In light of the note sent by the OIC General Secretariat to their Excellencies the Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the proposal of holding a working week or festival combining various aspects of thought, politics, society and Muslim minorities, during which folklore and popular products and meals will be presented in light and itinerant activities, and the General Secretariat’s request from member states to host the first edition of the festival, which shall subsequently be held in other member states by rotation.

Proceeding from the keenness of the OIC General Secretariat to see the festival play its part in bringing the peoples of member states closer together, promote openness to Muslim minorities in non-member states and strengthen solidarity based on the unity of faith and diversity of customs, traditions, languages and peoples’ heritage; and willing to develop joint Islamic action through patterns that catch the attention of both the public and elites, and to promote acquaintance with the OIC as the second largest international organization after the United Nations and highlight its role, activities and objectives at the service of the Islamic world and humanity as a whole.

Cairo 2019

The first edition of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation Festival.

Participating Countries

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Participating Organizations

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Events of Cairo 2019

Tourist tour

Tourist tour in the Islamic Museum Sultan Hassan Mosque Rifaai Mosque.
9:30am - 2:00pm
Islamic Museum

Traditional and heritage Handicrafts, Traditional cloths, Plastic Arts exhibits, Receiving Festival guests, Food exhibition
5:00pm -
Opera House Open-Air Theater Al-Hanajer

Start of the Opening Ceremony, Film broadcast on the Festival, Inaugural speeches, Honoring of many figures from Member States, Concert reflecting the cultural diversity in Member States.
6:00pm -
Opera House Grand Theater

Seminar

Seminar on issues of contemporary literature in the Islamic world
10:00am -
Opera House Supreme Council of Culture

Sports Event

OIC Futsal Cup
10:00am -
Madinat Al-Bo’uth Al-Islamiyah

Seminar

Seminar on “Challenges to sustainable development in Muslim world countries”
2:00pm -
Opera House Supreme Council of Culture

Seminar on “Combating Islamophobia: “Hatred, terrorism and Islamophobia: toward a structural understanding of the nexus between the two facets of extremism in the relation between the West and Islam”
4:00pm -
Civil Education and Youth Leadership Development Center in Al Jazeera

Seminar on: “Al Quds”
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Civil Education and Youth Leadership Development Center in Al Jazeera

Seminar on “Protection of the Arabic Language” presented in Arabic language
7:00pm -
Academy of the Arabic Language, Zamalek

Attendance of art exhibits for children and persons with special needs Art exhibits by participating countries (music, popular arts and folklore)
8:00pm -
Antique Houses: Al-Sehemi Antique House, Amir Taz Palace – Qobbat Al-Ghoury

role of the youth in combating extremism and spreading moderation
10:00am -
Civil Education and Youth Leadership Development Center in Al Jazeera

Sports Event

OIC Futsal Cup
10:00am -
Madinat Al-Bo’uth Al-Islamiyah

Seminar

Seminar on: “The current challenges facing the Muslim Ummah”
10:00am -
Al-Azhar Al-Shareef Conference Center

Seminar

Seminar of King Salman of Relief and Humanitarian Actions Center
2:30pm -
Civil Education and Youth Leadership Development Center in Al Jazeera

Seminar on the “OIC and the International Community”
5:00pm -
Diplomatic Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Art performances

Art performances by participating countries
6:00pm -
Al-Moez Street

Art performances

Art performances by participating countries
8:00pm -
Northern Cairo wall

Sports Marathon

Kicking off of the sports marathon of participating countries
9:00am -
In front of Al-Ahly Club

Sports Event

Final game of the OIC Futsal Cup and distribution of prizes
4:00pm -
Civil Education and Youth Leadership Development Center in Al Jazeera
5:00pm -
Supreme Council of Culture

Movie

Egyptian movie
6:00pm -
Al-Hanajer Cinema

Art performances

Art performances by participating countries
8:00pm -
Antique Houses: Al-Sehemi Antique House, Amir Taz Palace – Qobbat Al-Ghoury

Tourist Tour

Tourist Tour for participating countries
9:00am - 3:00pm
Al-Ahram and Al-Kalaa

Closing ceremony

Artistic Concert, Closing ceremony of OIC Festival - Cairo 2019
6:00pm -
Northern Cairo wall

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