Apr 15

Children As Cultural Creators | First stop: Sohag, Egypt

As part of our project “Children as Cultural Creators”, 15 children and teenagers turned yesterday’s newspapers, carton boxes, shopping bags, plastic bottles and other recycled materials into human-sized puppets, when puppets artist and theatre director, Ahmed Abdel Naiem, led a 7-days puppetry workshop in Idfa, Sohag. The children... read more →
Apr 15

Governance Project Officer – Civic Education Programme Vacancy

Position Information  Position Type: Full Time Start Date :1/6/2019 Duration of Contract: 1/6/2019 – 31/12/2019 (renewable upon satisfactory performance through 2019) Days Off/Week: 2 days (Flexible) Hours/Week: 37 hours Location: Zamalek, Cairo. Nationality: Egyptian Nationals Only Years of Experience: 5+ Years   Organizational Context The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) is an intergovernmental institute... read more →
Mar 29

The Invisible Hands live at ALICE, as part of CPH:DOX 2019

“The Invisible Hands” is a band, that grew from American-Lebanese Alan Bishop’s meeting with three young Egyptian musicians, Cherif El Masri, Aya Hemeda and Adham Zidan, after his arrival in Cairo, shortly after the 2011 uprisings. Together they translated some of Alan Bishop’s 30 year old songs into Arabic and... read more →
Mar 17

Civic Edutainment Manual

With the aim of introducing the concept of “Edutainment” to the Civic Education field and documenting the efforts of Egyptian actors in that field, the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI), in affiliation with Networking for Arab Civic Education (NACE) created the “Civic Edutainment Manual”. “Civic Edutainment”, as a new term,... read more →
Mar 11
Mar 11
Mar 07

Hakawy Festival for Children

From the 7th to 15th of March, the 9th edition of the annual Hakawy International Arts festival for Children takes place at the Cairo Opera house. The festival brings international and local performances, workshops, talks and activities designed for children and whole families. This year, DEDI is supporting... read more →
Mar 01
Feb 26
Credit goes to ALICE cph

“The Invisible Hands” live concert

After landing in Cairo as a stranger shortly after the 2011 uprisings, maverick underground American/Lebanese musician and an ethnomusicologist Alan Bishop (Sun City Girls, Sublime Frequencies) teams up with three young Egyptian musicians to translate his old songs into Arabic. Under Bishop’s mentorship, this unlikely collaboration transforms into a band,... read more →
Feb 07
Jan 29
Jan 22

Furniture design between Denmark and Egypt

The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute has organized the exhibition “A Traverse Design Experience”, that took place in January 2019, at Pinocchio Furniture showroom. The Exhibition came as a third phase of the Institute’s two-year project in the field of the furniture launched in 2017 in collaboration with the... read more →