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The Centre organizes an annual painting competition called “Glimpses of India” for Egyptian school children every year in order to promote artistic talent among them and encourage understanding of Indian culture.

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Government of Egypt, the 24th Edition of the Glimpses of India was organized on 13th, 15th and 18th of Nov. 2018 in 19 out of 26 governorates of Egypt. Around 14,000 students from over 1800 schools participated in the event. A total number of 360 winners were selected by an independent jury under various categories. The prize distribution ceremony in Cairo has been graced by well-known Egyptian cine-artist Ms. Merna Waleed and Amb. Mr. Rahul Kulshreshth. In Mansoura City, and Ismailia City, Mr. Ali Abdel Raouf, Under Secretary of Dakahliya Educational Directorate and Dr. Khaled Khalaf, Under Secretary of Ismailia Educational Directorate respectively were the Guests of Honour. The Prize distribution ceremonies in all the three cities were flavored with a Kathak dance performance by Ms. Paramita Maitra & Group, sponsored by ICCR.