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Dar Al-Hilal, The House of Culture and Enlightenment.. Witness to the Cultural Aspects of Egyptian-Bahraini Relations

Feb 2018
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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A writer and journalist from Egypt, Magdy Sabla currently serves as the Chairman of the Dar Al-Hilal Foundation, the oldest cultural press institution in Egypt and the wider Arab world, having been founded back in 1892. Mr. Sabla also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Al-Musawwar magazine, published by Dar Al-Hilal for the first time in 1924, and has a keen interest in heritage, as well as economic and social aspects that the Arab world and Egypt are currently experiencing.

From the idea of a house that opens its door to the cultures and sciences of the peoples, to the house whose owner used to write and gather what happens in the place and outside it … the house of Abdullah Al Zayed was the first to found journalism in Bahrain with a modern press and library. He was also the first to open a cinema. He was the only editor who worked passionately to publish the weekly Bahrain Newspaper, and even encouraged aspirants to write about literature and culture.

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