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Sunday, February 3, 2013


The Week of the Italian Book in Egypt, organized on the occasion of the 44th Cairo International Book Fair, will end on Monday February 4, 2013 at 6.30 PM at the Italian Cultural Institute in Zamalek with the opening of the exhibition "The reliefs of Horemheb and Ptahemwia of the Civic Archeological Museum of Bologna".

The exhibition opening will be followed by the presentation of the Strega and Flaiano Prizes and the announcement of the two Reading Committees that will take part in the selection of Strega Prize 2013 and by the presentation of the Arabic translations of "Christ stopped in Eboli" by Carlo Levi – translated by Wafaa El Beaa and published by Dar El Kalama and "The Queen of the Desert Valley", comic novel by Mila Alvarez and Irene Morfini.
Presented will be also the Italian translation of "Piano Melody" by Abo Al Maaty Abo Shareb, translated by Hussein Mahmoud e Marianna Massa and Franco Cajani's "Towards the end of line n. two"- Hungarovox Publisher.

Guests: Abo Al Maaty Abo Shareb (author of "Piano Melody"); Mila Alvarez (Archeologist); Wafaa El Beaa (Helwan University); Hussein Mahmoud (MISR University); Irene Morfini (Archeologist) and Daniela Picchi (Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna).

N.B. A copy of one of the translated book will be drawn to 50 participants at the event.

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