FIG Working Week 2005 in Cairo, Egypt
April 16-21, 2005

From Pharaohs to Geoinformatics

Picture Gallery 7 - Social Events

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Egyptian Evening - FIG Foundation Dinner
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Welcome to the Egyptian Evening that was at the same time the FIG Foundation Dinner to collect money to help young surveyors especially from developing countries.
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The dinner was held at the Al Ezba Restaurant.


 
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Welcome in an ancient Egyptian way.
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Delegates from Jordan and Lebanon.
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President Holger Magel and Jack Dangermond, Honorary President of the FIG Foundation.
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Founding member of the FIG Foundation at the dinner.
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Egyptian music during the dinner: Robert Foster, Stig Enemark, President of DdL, Denmark and Hagen Graeff, President of DVW, Germany - all founding members of the Foundation.
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Egyptian barbeque for the dinner.
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Followed by camel riding.
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:.. traditional dancing without forgetting belly dancing.
 
Gala Dinner
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President Holger Magel welcomes the participants to the Gala Dinner on behalf of FIG...
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... and President Harlan Onsrud on behalf of GSDI.
 
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Three lucky winner got a free hotel weekend in Munich after FIG 2006 and with the help of President Magel, President Hagen Graeff and Congress Director Thomas Gollwitzer ...
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... we have a lucky winner from Chile (and the other two from India and Lithuania).

 
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The evening was for old and new friendships - here the old ones from Morocco (Aziz Hilali, President of ONIGT).
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"Presidents Dinner" - presidents of IHO, FIG, ICA and ISPRS.
 
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Table of the local organising committee...
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... and German delegation preparing for FIG 2006...
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... and Greek delegation enjoying after FIG 2004...
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... and the Ghanaian surveyors waiting for 2006...
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... and the Swedes for Working Week 2008...
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... and the rest just having fun (Danes)...
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... and Hungarians.
 

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