2021 Summer Exhibits

2021 Markaz hits the north coast with not one, but TWO exhibitions to showcase their latest crafts and holiday home items. 
Check out some of the pics from both events:

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Once Upon a Time in the West

Matrouh is part of the Western Desert Mediterranean Coastal Zone. Matrouh lies around 150 km west of the El-Alamein WWII battle site. Its main town, Marsa Matrouh is a small Mediterranean town known for its white sandy beaches and breathtaking clear blue waters. It was also made famous during WWII as the location of the Rommel, “The Desert Fox” camp site. 

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The Beauty of Simple

Basket weaving is one of the most ancient forms of craft, and part of the Egyptian heritage from the Ancient Egyptian tradition. There are generally categorized into tree types, coiled, twined and plaited, and all techniques descend directly from the Pharonic times.

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Ancient Traditions - Master Weavers

Akhmim is home of the impressive Meritamen-statue daughter of Ramsis II and Queen Nefertari 1280 BC. The city has been growing organically since layer over layer like rarely seen in Egypt. 

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Metamorphosis of a Butterfly

Since Egypt was ancient, Egyptians developed crafts drawing on their environment to design products that add quality and beauty to their lives and as a source of income. Crafts have useful uses but they are also an art form as decorative accessories for homes and for personal attire

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