Ramses Wissa Wassef
Ramses Wissa Wassef is a school and cultural center in Giza, Egypt, that is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of traditional Egyptian arts and crafts. The school was founded in the 1950s by Egyptian architect and artist Ramses Wissa Wassef, who sought to revive the country’s traditional hand-weaving and pottery techniques, which had been in decline due to the rise of industrialization. The school offers a range of workshops and classes to students of all ages, and its graduates have gone on to become leading artists and artisans in Egypt. The cultural center is also famous for it’s Harrania village, which is a traditional village that has been converted into a center for the arts and crafts, where visitors can see live demonstrations of traditional techniques and purchase hand-crafted items.