Luxor Olympics of 3 Competitions:
  • Luxor Civilization
  • Luxor Sign of Global Marketing and Intellectual Property Rights  
  • Luxor Tales

    Poster Luxor Olympics Competition


  • International Competition: Luxor Civilization: 

          Under the patronage of Luxor Governorate and the preparation of the Centre of Sustainability and Future Studies at the British university in Egypt: the youth of Luxor, Egypt and the whole world is invited to an international competition entitled: “Luxor Civilization” 
          Luxor is the unified capital of Egypt and human civilization for thousands of years, studied everywhere, the world yearn her and want to breather the lines of human history. It is Luxor where great science, culture and community were developed and page of events and history were written. Luxor today searches for herself between great historical civilization and challenges of civilization seek to when social responsibility is a must to lay the values and concepts towards achieving sustainable development and overall development based on youth empowerment and scientific research in returning spirit, awareness, making chances, the man, belonging and finding youth with new approach of responsible and open thinking (civilization builders) who are the fuel of this stage. Then, )building the civilization( by making ideas in partnership with the international community. 
          Luxor is the minor model of Egypt as a country with its whole challenges. It is very unique place with its heritage, civilization and underlying wealth. Luxor people are suffering for not providing the needs and requirements of quality of life. Luxor was affected by the current condition of Egypt now and because it is the capital of tourism all over the world, it was negatively affected and suffered economically and Luxor people suffered too. Today, some vigorous attempts are being done to return back Luxor to the world map of tourism by visits and invitations for the touristic markets all over the world to visit Luxor and Egypt, to do some activities and festivals where the Country and the governorate will be responsible from top down for the dream of returning Luxor to its place to be one of national economy opportunities for Egypt and Luxor locally, regionally and worldwide. 
          To achieve this dream, it is a must for the community of Luxor and the Egyptian and the global community to play important bottom up roles and have responsibility parallel to each other to make Luxor (The Civilization) an opportunity and chance for what we can work on as partners of government, private sector, investors, experts and citizens for a social discussion, scientific research, ideas and real capabilities towards sustainable development. Therefore, the international competition: Luxor Civilization aiming to extract some scenarios and proposals toward the sustainable development of Luxor in the different fields and new and creative ideas where these scenarios inspired by the Olympics’ spirit of challenge and encouragement of Universities youth energies, fresh graduates of Luxor, national and global youth with the scientific research democracy and work teams participating together in decision making, the dream of building the future and integrating their visions with previous studies of Luxor. This competition for the development of Luxor would be a way for finding type of scientific tourism, innovation, ideas of development by scientific research. These visits and summer schools will be in the limited tourism periods (July- September) for gathering data and understanding the challenges of Luxor. 
          The competition is under the agreement between Luxor Governorate and the British University in Egypt for the Egyptian and global youth under the age of 35 of graduates and students of all fields. The competition details, regulations, dates and prizes will be announced soon within workshop and website. The call is looking for sponsors and partners for the competition’s prizes from the national and international bodies; such as ministries the private sector of businessmen, donors, foundations, NGOs and individuals too. The competition also invites Egyptians living abroad to provide supported studies and the provision of incentives and prizes. 
          Competition is not a goal but a means of democratic dialogue, integration and finding a person with knowledge, hope and work and the laying of belonging and epic of making opportunities and future generations to Egypt by the integration between the sages, scholars and young people and an unborn baby. The competition is also a way for the partnership of the international community, not only for tourism, but to build a sustainable future for civilization and be the shortest marketing and media propaganda and unprecedented experience to Egypt and the world. 
Luxor Civilization
  • International Competition: Branding Luxor and Copyrights: 

          Under the patronage of Luxor Governorate and the preparation of the Centre of Sustainability and Future Studies at the British university in Egypt: the youth of Luxor, Egypt and the whole world is invited to an international competition entitled: “Branding Luxor and Copyrights” 
          Luxor is layers of successive history, have an installed standing in the human civilization, cannot be not studied with the history of mankind anywhere. It is the capital of Egyptians’ Civilization where distinctive heritage and monuments and every site there deserve to have registered trademark and special content must have produced by Luxor related community ensuring her character and value. Temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor temple, sphinx avenue, West Bank Necropolis, which include the Valley of the Kings and Valley of the Queens. Valley of queens’ tombs, Hatshepsut temple, Tut Ankh Amoun tomb, Medinet Habu (memorial temple of Ramesses III), The Ramesseum (memorial temple of Ramesses II), Deir el-Medina (workers' village), Tombs of the Nobles, Deir el-Bahri (Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, etc.), Malkata (palace of Amenophis III), Colossi of Memnon (memorial temple of Amenophis III), Old Qurna, new Qurna of Hassan Fathy, temples of Mut and Elmadamod, tombs of labors, Abu Elhagag and monastery of the martyr warrior Tawadros. 
The competition aims as an urgent priority issue to study those different heritage and involve Luxor’s and Egyptian youth, the global community in ideas to find a distinctive trademark for every heritage site and craft for every local community, this will include the study of these environments and their historical and architectural heritage to be visiting place with its program, appointment and trademark put in the perception in one logo and designing the hallmark that can be used as a tool for marketing a program for Luxor including the period, food types and building the local community (local crafts industries) where every region and historic landmark produces a craft or distinct industry to be marketed. Integrating with that objective the competition will be a platform for studies and scenarios to claim the Copyrights of Egyptian heritage of using the Egyptian heritage replica in profitable/commercial projects spread across the world. Making from the Egyptian heritage, a distinct trademark where the cloned those makes profit and the original suffers from the necessities of funding. 
Therefore, the international competition: Branding Luxor and Copyrights aiming to achieve creative and innovative ways that did not and will not be touched before without simulation and find the justification to release it and the competition with its two parts is to find Luxor as a city having rehabilitation as a global trademark return back on Luxor Egypt first and without it, this will be a clone that must be return back to the original heritage. 
          This competition for the development of Luxor would be a way for finding type of scientific tourism, innovation, ideas of development by scientific research. These visits and summer schools will be in the limited tourism periods (July- September) for gathering data and understanding the challenges of Luxor. 
The competition is under the agreement between Luxor Governorate and the British University in Egypt for the Egyptian and global youth under the age of 35 of graduates and students of all fields. The competition details, regulations, dates and prizes will be announced very soon within workshop and website. The call is looking for sponsors and partners for the competition’s prizes from the national and international bodies; such as ministries the private sector of businessmen, donors, foundations, NGOs and individuals too. The competition also invites Egyptians living abroad to provide supported studies and the provision of incentives and prizes. 
          Competition is not a goal but a means of democratic dialogue, integration and finding a person with knowledge, hope and work and the laying of belonging and epic of making opportunities and future generations to Egypt by the integration between the sages, scholars and young people and an unborn baby. The competition is also a way for the partnership of the international community, not only for tourism, but to build a sustainable future for civilization and be the shortest marketing and media propaganda and unprecedented experience to Egypt and the world.
Branding Luxor and Copyrights

  • Luxor Tales:

Luxor Tales

Download:
Opening Note from Prof. Ahmed Rashed [Arabic]
Luxor Olympics details for All 3 Competitions [English] [Arabic]
Media Conference on 21st May 2014 [Arabic]
News Articles on Competition [Arabic]
Research Paper "Conservation of cultural heritage using nanotechnology applications in glass" [English]


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