VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival LIFFT-2023 Starts in Cairo
The opening ceremony of the Open Eurasian Literary Festival of Festivals ‘LiFFt-2023’ and the International Film Festival "Art Unites" are being held at Russian House.
Organizers have also arranged some visits to the historical, tourism and cultural spots including a visit to the Museum of Modern Art in the Opera House’ Palace of Arts.
From Our Correspondent
On 28 January, participants of the VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival LIFFT -2023 will register themselves for the opening of the International Film Festival “Art Unites”, to attend the screening of the film “World Champion” (Russia, 2021), meeting with the twelfth World Chess Champion, Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly Anatoly Evgenievich Karpov.
On Sunday, 29 January, 10 a.m., the guests and participants will witness the opening of the exhibition “The Book of the Poet and the Artist” – Silk Road of Happiness (The painting works exhibited in Crimea, Moscow, Sochi, Tyumen, Baku, Ufa, Istanbul and Cairo). The events will be in the Russian House, in Cairo, and hosted by ts general director Dr. Marat Gatin.
The solemn opening ceremony of the VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival of Festivals “LiFFt-2023” and the International Film Festival “Art Unites”, hosted by A. Selimov, A. Lazukina starts with greeting of the head of the festival, officials and honored guests (offline and online), handover of the Festival flag of the (Turkey – Egypt).
The festival anthem will be performed by People’s Artist of Tatarstan Eduard Treskin, it will be followed by greetings from the festival participants (offline and online) and awarding the Medal “Patron of World Literature”, and musical greeting.
At 11:30 a.m., the opening ceremony of the “Days of Russian Literature in Egypt” hosted by M. Al (RF), A. Lazukina (RF), with greeting of officials and honored guests (off-line and on-line).
At noon, there will be a presentation of the poetry book “My horizons: one by one” by A.V. Ochirova. The book is presented by the compiler – poet and publisher Margarita Al and the Editor-in-Chief of the Silk Road Publishing House Ashraf Dali. This will be followed by an address by the author of the book Alexandra Ochirova, and readings of her poems by poets participating in the festival. Musical and poetic composition based on the works of A.V. Ochirova will be played.
At 1:00 p.m. the Modern Russian literature of the 21st century session starts to introduce Lifft Publishing House’s Series “Gold LIFFT” and “Silver LIFFT”.
The video book “Live anthology of writers of the world” will be shown. A book of modern literature of Russian abroad will be presented by Ashraf Dali’s publishing house “Silk Road”, 4 Poets on the Silk Road. Two more sessions will showcase modern children’s literature in Russia, and the Egypt theme in N.S. Gumilyov’s works.
The day will be concluded by expanded meeting of the General Council of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly signing cooperation agreements.
On January 30, Monday, at 9:00 a.m., a presentation of the project “Children’s Literature in World Confessions” will be shown in the Coptic Church, Cairo. At 3:00 pm, participants will be visiting the exhibition of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly and the “VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival LIFT-2023” at the Cairo International Book Fair.
There will be a presentation of the books of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly, a presentation of the book “My horizons: one by one” by A.V. Ochirova, a presentation of books by the Publishing Houses “LIFFT”, “Silk Road” and a presentation of the books of the participants of the “VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival LIFT-2023”.
The literary forum of “VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival LIFT-2023” will show The Image of the Future Man and Man of the Future in literature, cinema and fine arts on January 31, There will be a presentation of the video book (4 volumes) “LIVE ANTOLOGY OF WRITERS OF THE WORLD”.
The VI Open Eurasian Literary Festival LIFT-2023 will be concluded on February 1, Wednesday with a rich program: Round table The Image of the Future Man and Man of the Future in literature, cinema and fine arts” Yesterday Today Tomorrow (Cairo International Book Fair, 13:00-14:00), presentation of the books of the Publishing House “LIffT”: Series “Golden LIFT” Ashraf Dali. Video book “Anthology of writers of the world” and Presentation of the books of the Publishing House “Silk Road”: Book by Alexandra Ochirova, book “4 Authors” (14:00-15:00), The first Congress of the initiative group and the founders of the World Organization of Writers’ Associations “WOW” (15:00-16:00), and the official closing ceremony of festival “LIffT-2022” and the International Film Festival “Art Unites”. The session will start with greeting of the Festival participants who will walk on the red carpet for photo session.
There will be greeting by officials and honored guests and awarding ceremony for the Laureate of the VI Eurasian Open Literary Festival of Festivals LIFT-2023. Announcement of the country of the next “VI Eurasian Literary Festival of Festivals LiFFt-2024” will be revealed.
Handover of the Festival flag (Egypt – the country of the Laureate of the Festival-2023) and the Festival anthem will be followed by musical greeting.
Organizers have also arranged some visits to the historical, tourism and cultural spots including a visit to the Museum of Modern Art in the Opera House’ Palace of Arts. A visit to Alexandria City by a group of organizers of the festival and members of the delegation of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly will cover a visit to the Library of Alexandria, and the Russian house in Alexandria.
Among participants who will be personally attending with the head of festival Al Margarita, Russia there will be Kedrov Konstantin, Russia, Ashraf Aboul-Yazid Dali, Egypt, Alexandra Ochirova, Russia, Dr. Wale Okediran, Nigeria, Ismaël Diadié Haïdara, Mali, Juan Carlos Tevez Baddouh, Uruguay / Netherlands, Dr. Prithviraj Taur, India, Ali Al Hazmi, Saudi Arabia, А.Selimov, USA, Marcel Salimov , Russia, Bilal Masri, Lebanon, Biryukov Sergey, Germany, Delba Vladimir, Abkhazia, Leonid Selemenev, Russia, Viktor Klykov, Austria, Kozyreva Nelly, Russia, Lazukina Alexandra, Russia, Levadnaya Olga, Russia, Medvedko Olga, Russia, Nosov Nikolay, Russia, Nosova Irina, Russia, Olzeeva Elena, Russia, Prokhorenko Marina, Russia, Ratkevich Alexander, Belarus and Saad Al Radi, Iraq