Shepherd of Egypt Annual Fundraising Dinner – Melbourne 2020


Dr Khaled Montaser, Ahmed Helmy & High Court Judge Amir Ramzy will be guests of Honour at the upcoming Shepherd of Egypt events on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

For the first time in Australia, SoE honours the renowned Super Stars Mr Ahmed Helmy and the Academic Dr Khaled Montaser during their first annual fundraising event in Australia. An event not to be missed!

Terms and Conditions: Tickets are non-refundable. Guests need to be 14 years and over. Proof of age may be required at the event.

Ahmed Muhamed Helmy (Arabic: أحمد محمد حلمي عبد الرحمن عواد‎; born November 18, 1969 in Banha, Egypt) is an Egyptian comedian, actor, film producer, television presenter, and television personality. He started his career in 1993 on an Egyptian Satellite Broadcast. His career as an actor began when Sherif Arafa noticed Helmy in a children’s programme and was impressed by his comedic skills.

As a performer Helmy is notable for his fast-thinking and witty comedy. His career in mainstream Egyptian film began when director Sherif Arafa spotted him on the children’s program Leib Eyal (Kids’ Play) on the Egyptian Satellite Broadcast. Sherif found in him the comedic sense he was looking for to star his film, Aboud Ala El Hodoud (Abboud on the Borders). In that film, Helmy made his first big screen appearance, co-starring alongside Alaa Waley El Din. Thereafter, he quickly made a jump to leading roles in films such as Omar 2000, El Nazer (The Headmaster), El Selem We Al Tho’ban (Snakes And Ladders).

In 2007, Helmy topped the Egyptian Comedian market in the number of audience and revenue, mostly due to the success of his movie Keda Reda.

Helmy is married to fellow actress Mona Zaki and they have 3 children. It is reported that he has replaced his wedding ring and now wears one adorned with the colours of the Egyptian flag. It has become a trend in Egypt following the 2011 Egyptian revolution for people to adorn anything from car stickers and clothes with the red, black and white colours. He is also an ambassador for the United Nations and has collaborated with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help promote its Food for Education project launched in association with the Chipsy food products company.

Egyptian Intellectual Dr. Khaled Montaser

Egyptian intellectual and journalist who is Head of the Dermatology Department of the Suez Canal Authority.

Ramzy: ‘Everything is in God’s hands’. Photo:

High Court Judge Amir Ramzy, from Cairo, is a renowned legal expert in Egypt.

‘I believe in God and everything is in his hand,’ he asserted as judge of the criminal court in Benha. ‘But I will die when it is written, no one can add a single day to his life,’ referencing the Biblical wisdom.

Date and Time

Sat., 15 February 2020

6:00 pm – 11:30 pm AEDT


Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

25 Collins Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Date and Time

Sun., 16/02/2020, 6:00 pm AEDT


Le Montage

38 Frazer Street

Lilyfield, NSW 2040

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