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CairoComix Festival 2023: For All Comic Book Buffs

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CairoComix Festival 2023: For All Comic Book Buffs
written by
Christina John

Get ready for an exhilarating ride through the world of comics and graphic novels as CairoComix, Egypt’s beloved annual festival, gets ready for its eighth edition. The excitement is in the air as the festival promises an array of thrilling events and activities that will leave comic enthusiasts eager for more. This year’s CairoComix Festival will be held at the Mahmoud Mokhtar Cultural Center from November 3 to 5.


Meet the Artists

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A unique opportunity awaits attendees to meet and engage with some of the most talented minds in the comics industry. Get ready to interact with artists such as Ahmed ElHabashi, Aflatous Comics, Sherif Sami, and many more. These creators will be showcasing their remarkable works and sharing their insights.


Workshops and Artistic Meetings

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The festival isn’t just about admiring the art; it’s a chance to learn and connect. Workshops with renowned guest artists like Jan Lestomirski, Jerry Schimatchek, and Amr Talaat will provide a deeper understanding of the art form. Artistic meetings with some of the big names in the industry, including Migo, Mohamed Ismail Amin, and Pascal Ghazali, will offer a chance to dive into the mind behind the masterpieces.


Comics Market

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For collectors and readers, the market is a treasure trove. Explore the massive collection of comic books and graphic novels, offering a diverse range of stories and art styles. You can definitely find copies of your favourite manga there.


Independent Artists’ Square

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Expect innovation and creativity at the Independent Artists’ Square. Independent creators will showcase their unique books and artworks, providing a platform for fresh and aspiring new artists.


Featured Character and Main Exhibition

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One of the highlights of this year’s festival is the spotlight on The Adventures of Essam from our childhood magazine Samir, which was brilliantly illustrated by Kamil. The main exhibition promises to immerse visitors in a visually stunning world of storytelling, particularly the magical world of Essam.

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