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Friday, March 16, 2012

"Revival of Ancient Egyptian Music" - Lecture

The Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC) will present a lecture on ‘Revival of Ancient Egyptian Music’ on Wednesday March 21, 2012 at 5.30 PM at its premises at 23, Talaat Harb St, Downtown Cairo.

The lecture will be delivered by renowned Egyptian musicologist Prof.Dr Khairy El Malt. There will also be an exhibition of ancient Egyptian musical instruments as well as traditional Indian musical instruments.
Prof Dr Khairy El Malt is Professor of Music Education at the Helwan University. While his specialty is playing the violin, Prof Khairy El Malt obtained his doctorate in Music and Music Education from the University of Leipzig, Germany and has founded the national project for revival of ancient Egyptian music. He established the first diploma in the world for study of Pharaonic music and later introduced a Masters degree in the subject in Helwan University. He is the recipient of several awards for his pioneering work in this field.

The backdrop to the lecture will be the on-going exhibition of paintings on ancient Egyptian and Indian art titled ‘India and Egypt : Mirror Images’ by Youssef Damoum which is being displayed at the Centre.

For further details, please contact MACIC at:
Tel: 23933396 / 23960071
Fax: 23936572

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