Dr. Zahi Hawass gives his first public lecture in Spain:
“My Discoveries” in Madrid.
The Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities comes to Madrid. Lecture of “My Discoveries” on Friday, 24th of September 2010, in the Palacio de Congresos Madrid.
Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egyptian Vice-Culture Minister and one of the most important Egyptologists of our time, will be holding a public lecture for the first time in Spain on 24th of September 2010. Semmel Concerts presents “My discoveries” in the Palacio de Congresos. Hawass, who gained his doctorate in Philadelphia, is highly regarded among experts for his extensive work. His commitment to drawing worldwide attention to Egypt’s history and treasures has made a decisive contribution to the lasting public popularity of Ancient Egypt and the far-reaching cultural significance of this era.
Lecture: “My Discoveries”
Over the course of the approximately 90-minute multimedia lecture, Dr. Zahi Hawass will, in addition to Tutankhamun, take as his subject matter the search for the tomb of Queen Nefertiti, new insights on the tombs in the Valley of the Kings and the exciting research into the tombs of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony. Biographical anecdotes and personal experiences from his many years of scientific activity will round off his presentation. There will be a simultaneous translation into Spanish of this English-language lecture.
“A Secret Voyage” and “Inside the Egyptian Museum”
During his stay in Madrid Dr. Hawass will introduce his new limited-edition art book “A Secret Voyage”, as well as the newly published museum guide “Inside the Egyptian Museum.
At the same time, the lecture “My Discoveries” announces the start of the special exhibition “A Secret Voyage” - Love, Magic and Mysteries in the Realm of the Pharaohs” featuring 60 large-format photographs from the art book of the same name. The captivating shots of Egyptian monuments and landscapes by the Italian photographer Sandro Vannini can be seen soon in Madrid. The location will be announced shortly.
Dr. Zahi Hawass: “My Discoveries”
Friday 24th of September 2010, 08.00 pm / Palacio de Congresos Madrid
Tickets: Tel: 902 585 125. Ticket price: EUR 12,50,-
Presented by: Semmel Concerts Veranstaltungsservice GmbH