CAIRO – 8 September 2021: Members of the Spanish university mission "Tahina Can" intend to visit the Spanish Embassy in Cairo on September 9, as part of their course program in Egypt, which runs from September 2 to 13.
According to a statement issued by the Spanish Embassy in Cairo on Wednesday, the current session will carry the title "Egypt 2021: In the Footsteps of Herodotus". It includes a visit to the landmarks of Cairo, especially the Naguib Mahfouz avenue, and the landmarks of Aswan, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Esna, Luxor, West Desert, Saqqara, Dahshur, Meidum, Fayoum, Jebel El-Mudawara, Wadi El-Hitan, and Saint Catherine's Monastery.
The mission organizes several activities, including a program of discussions and seminars on issues related to the current situation in Egypt. They will also interview media professionals, and prepare media reports.
The main objective of the project is to train 40 Spanish university students, from various academic paths, on aspects such as effort, teamwork, cooperation, cultural interaction, solidarity and entrepreneurship.
The "Tahina Can" program incorporates tourism and adventure, in an educational project, coordinated by a group of experts in travel journalism.
Moreover, the "Tahina Can" mission’s program courses are held annually, and include tours in various countries of the world and a study of the cultural and media background of the country they are visiting.
In previous sessions of the program, students visited countries such as Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Cuba, Dominican Republic, the tropical Amazon, Chile, Morocco, Thailand, Uzbekistan and Colombia.