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The Big Read Egypt/U.S. Cairo Delegation

Arts Midwest staff members David Fraher and Adam Perry led a trip to Egypt with a group of 8 representatives from U.S. communities participating in The Big Read Egypt/U.S. The delegation explored Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt to learn about Egyptian Nobel Prize winning author Naguib Mahfouz and Egypt’s culture, traditions, and modern social dynamics. The group also met with their Egyptian counterparts in The Big Read Egypt/U.S. to plan cross-cultural programming and exchange activities, and was feted at a reception given by the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.