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2021 Egyptian Antiquities 2021 respond to Hind Sabry’s controversy with a procession of mummies

 2021 Egyptian Antiquities 2021  respond to Hind Sabry's controversy with a procession of mummies
2021 Egyptian Antiquities 2021 respond to Hind Sabry’s controversy with a procession of mummies

Days before the scene that the whole world awaits, the social media platforms witnessed a wave of widespread criticism against the Tunisian actress Hend Sabry after announcing her participation in the ceremony of transferring royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, which will be held on April 3.

What are the reasons for these criticisms and how did the Ministry of Antiquities and officials respond to them? According to “Sky News” Arabia, an official source at the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities said: “The Tunisian artist, Hend Sabry, is not the only artist participating in the launching ceremony of the parade of mummies, but rather is considered one of a large group of famous people participating in the launching ceremony of the procession.

“Regarding the details of the participants in the celebration and the names of the celebrities participating in it, the source confirmed that they preferred to be a big and distinctive surprise, so he cannot reveal this information now that relates to the names of the participants, but they will be popular stars and have a wide fan base in Egypt and the Arab world, as he put it.

The source added: “The event is international and unique, and all artists have a strong desire to participate in an event like that; as it reflects the civilization and culture of an entire country, and artists are part of this culture.

“from her side; Actress Hend Sabry responded to the criticism that she received, describing it as “racism and narrow thought”, saying: “It is necessary to clarify the negative objections and comments that occurred to my participation in the global royal mummies transfer event.

I am not an Egyptian father from grandfather, but I am proud of my participation in This is a great eventAnd if I strive and decide that I am a participant on my own, is it permissible to have an event with this historical glory that the whole world awaits due to its excessive importance, with the participation of one artist? And if only one artist, is it really possible that she should not be Egyptian, father to grandfather?And she continued on her official page on the social networking site “Facebook”: “This event is attended by the top stars of Egypt, and many of them have published like the one I published, and their participation is much greater than mine, and this is a natural and accepted matter and there is no discussion about it.

Intended to diminish the value of his great civilization.

“In the context, a number of Egyptian artists revealed their participation through their account on social media platforms, most notably the Egyptian artist Ahmed Helmy, his wife Mona Zaki, and the artist Yousra.

It is noteworthy that the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced that the global event, scheduled to start on April 3, will include 22 royal mummies, and its itinerary will begin from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to the National Museum of Civilizations in the Fustat region, and the procession includes 18 mummies for kings and 4 of queens

2021 Egyptian Antiquities 2021 respond to Hind Sabry’s controversy with a procession of mummies
2021 Egyptian Antiquities 2021 respond to Hind Sabry’s controversy with a procession of mummies

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