MOHA’s Research Center cooperation with EGYPTAIR
Kavala, 19 December 2016
This Christmas, Mohammed Ali brings gifts for children to his birthplace. From 21st of December until 4th of January, due to the cooperation of Mohammed Ali Museum with EGYPTAIR, a series of events will be held for children and adults in the Museum. Guests will have the opportunity to get initiated to the magical world of airplanes, from the national airline of Egypt, the EGYPTAIR and to meet the ruler of the country, its history and its culture.
In the grand floor of the men quarter will be held an exhibition of miniature airplanes of EGYPTAIR for children, while images of the first passenger airplanes that were released up to the most modern will be displayed. In the same place and for the better acquaintance of quests with the culture and civilization of Egypt there will be hosted an exhibition entitled "Egypt from above", which will show aerial photos of historical monuments and landscapes of the country. Moreover, gifts will be given to children and there will be a draw for two tickets and stay in a central hotel for two nights to Egypt.
The House of Mohammed Ali is located on the peninsula of Panagia, in the old town of Kavala. The founder of modern Egypt was born and lived in Kavala until the age of thirty years. His family house, was built between 1780 and 1790, it is a 330 m² area and it is considered one of the most prominent examples of Ottoman architecture of the eighteenth century in Greece. MOHA’s aim is the investigation of secular history of Islamic civilization and the promotion of intercultural dialogue between Greece, the Mediterranean countries and the Islamic world.