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Art workshops for the children of Upper Egypt at the Hanging Church

Christine Anton

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Monday ,29 July 2019

Art workshops for the children of Upper Egypt at the Hanging Church

 The first educational tours for the children of Upper Egypt arrived in Cairo to visit the complex of religions within the activities of the week of cultural integration of children of the border areas with the children of the capital, which is organized by the General Authority for Culture Palaces in the period from 24 to 31 July. 

 
The visit included inspecting the fortress of Babylon and identifying its history and the reasons for its construction to protect the country from military invasion. They also visited the Church of the Virgin Mary and the Church of St. George, and the Coptic Museum where they learned about the Coptic art of paintings, icons and colors.
 
At the end of their tour, they visited the Hanging Church where they participated in art workshop to draw paintings imitating the museum icons using the Pastel colors.