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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 6-13 November

The week is dominated by films, many of which are provided by the ongoing Panorama of the European Film. In parallel, the Arabic music aficionados can check the star studded music festival

Ahram Online , Saturday 5 Nov 2016
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Scroll to the bottom for the list of recommended exhibitions this week

 

Sunday 6 November

 

Film

CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
ISMAILIA
PORT SAID

9th Panorama of the European Film.

Check the complete programme here

Several venues.
Check the programme for more details

Music for children
11am
CAIRO

Cairo Symphony Orchestra: concert for children

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Shereen Abdo in concert.

El Sawy Culturewheel, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of a selection from this year’s MegaCities Shortdocs.

NVIC Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr Mahmoud Azmi Street, Zamalek

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of “Battle of Algiers”.

ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St, Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Concert featuring Samaa Troupe for Inshad and Spiritual Music and the Maraashli troupe (Syria).

Qubbat Al-Ghouri (Al-Ghouri Dome), Al-Azhar, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

25th Arab Music Festival in Egypt. Check the complete programme here

Several venues

Performance

5pm

ALEXANDRIA

El-Horreya troupe for popular arts.

Alexandria Creativity Centre, 1 Horreya St, Alexandria

Music

7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, Alexandria

Film

7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Short Film Forum: Cinéfondation Competition – Cannes Film Festival 2015
Eight films – 120 min
[All films are subtitled in English]. Free entry

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, auditorium hall, Alexandria

Music
8pm
DAMANHOUR

25th Arab Music Festival and Conference. Check the Cairo Opera House info desk for more details

Damanhour House, Damanhour

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Gidon Kremer
Violinist Gidon Kremer (Photo: AFP)

 

Monday 7 October

 

Film

CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
ISMAILIA
PORT SAID

9th Panorama of the European Film.

Check the complete programme here

Several venues.
Check the programme for more details

Inshad

7pm

CAIRO

Waslet Samaa in concert.

El Sawy Culturewheel--River Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

“Masraheyyat Al-Serk Al-Masry” play directed by Baher Essam El-Din.

El Sawy Culturewheel--Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Lecture

7pm

CAIRO

“Resilient Rules,” a lecture by urban researcher Ahmed Borham.

Megawra (Built Environment Collective), Opposite of Al-Saiyyda Ruqayya mausoleum, beside Sajaret Al-Durr dome, Al-Ashraf St, Al-Khalifa, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Karaoke night.

ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St, Garden City, Cairo

Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage.

Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Film
7.30pm
CAIRO

 

Film Screening: Dheepan (2015)

Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

25th Arab Music Festival in Egypt. Check the complete programme here

Several venues

Film

3pm

ALEXANDRIA

Cinema Club (every Monday and Tuesday)

Alexandria Creativity Centre, 1 Horreya Street, Alexandria

Lecture: music
6pm
ALEXANDRIA

"Baroque Music Style and Fugue," a lecture to be delivered by maestro and composer Hisham Gabr as part of the Music Appreciation (3) series of lectures.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small hall, Alexandria

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festival
Arab Music Festival


Tuesday 8 November

 

Film

CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
ISMAILIA
PORT SAID

9th Panorama of the European Film.

Check the complete programme here

Several venues.
Check the programme for more details

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Traditional and folk music of Europe, the Orient and the Mediterranean by NAR project.

ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad El-Mohamin St, Garden City, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

25th Arab Music Festival in Egypt. Check the complete programme here

Several venues

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Sahara band in concert.

El Sawy Culturewheel--Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

3pm

ALEXANDRIA

Cinema Club (every Monday and Tuesday).

Alexandria Creativity Centre, 1 Horreya Street, Alexandria

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Wednesday 9 November

 

Film

CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
ISMAILIA
PORT SAID

9th Panorama of the European Film.

Check the complete programme here

Several venues.
Check the programme for more details

Book discussion
6.30pm
CAIRO

Discussing the book, Al Kheroug An Al Nas (Out of Context). The event is part of the 5th Readers' Club.

Heliopolis Library
Beirut Street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

Sekket Safar play, directed by Waleed Talaat. Pre-registration required.

Bassily Hall, AUC Campus, New Cairo

Lecture: music
7pm
CAIRO

Lecture topic: "Musical Education at the Service of Society," a seminar by Professor of Musical Education, Amal Ayad.

Greater Cairo Library
15, Mohamed Mazhar St, Zamalek, Cairo

Lecture

7pm

CAIRO

Lecture on the history of visual art by artist Tawfik Nahra.

Bab 18 Art Space, 2 Khartoum St, Heliopolis, Cairo

Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage.

Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Srour Project.

El Sawy Culturewheel--Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

25th Arab Music Festival in Egypt. Check the complete programme here

Several venues

Poetry

6.30pm

ALEXANDRIA

Poetry night.  

Alexandria Creativity Centre, 1 Horreya Street, Alexandria

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Panorama of the European Film Festival
Panorama of the European Film Festival

 

Thursday 10 November

 

Film

CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
ISMAILIA
PORT SAID

9th Panorama of the European Film.

Check the complete programme here

Several venues.
Check the programme for more details

Lecture: health

6pm

CAIRO

Lecture topic: How Healthy Communities Produce Healthy People with Healthy Minds and Bodies. Speaker: Mona Amer

NVIC Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr Mahmoud Azmi St, Zamalek

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Hawas band.

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

“Alashank Ya Masr” operetta, directed by Alaa Morsy.

Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Arabic music concert: “Al-Asala Fi Rabie Al-’Omr.”

El Sawy Culturewheel-- Wisdom Hall, 26 of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

El-Tanbura band.

Cairo Opera House, open-air theatre, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

25th Arab Music Festival in Egypt. Check the complete programme here

Several venues

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Friday 11 November

 

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Puppet and shadow theatre performance, scripted and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

25th Arab Music Festival in Egypt. Check the complete programme here

Several venues

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After Love
Panorama of the European Film (Photo: still from After Love)

 

Saturday 12 November

 

Film

CAIRO
ALEXANDRIA
ISMAILIA
PORT SAID

9th Panorama of the European Film.

Check the complete programme here

Several venues.
Check the programme for more details

Lecture

6pm

CAIRO

Egyptian novelist Hamdy Abou-Golayyel will discuss his new release: Al-Qahera: Shawarea Wa Hikayat (Cairo: Streets and Stories).  

Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Campus, Downtown Cairo

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Theatre performance on the occasion of Children’s Day.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Lecture

6pm

CAIRO

“Fi Zakarat Al-Watan” cultural salon.

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El-Sayeda Nafisa St, Cairo. Tel: 02 23622647.

Dance/Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage.

Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

25th Arab Music Festival in Egypt. Check the complete programme here

Several venues

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Sunday 13 November

 

Music

6pm

CAIRO

Groovy Beasts Metal Festival.

El Sawy Culturewheel, River Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of “Coming Forth by Day” (Hala Lotfy). The film will be followed by a Q&A discussion with D.O.P Mahmoud Lotfy.

NVIC Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo, 1 Dr Mahmoud Azmi St, Zamalek

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Port Said Troupe for Folk Arts, and Nubian Troupe for Drums and Folk Instruments.

Qubbat Al-Ghouri (Al-Ghouri Dome), Al-Azhar, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Arab youth music concert.

The Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak), Bayn El-Qasrayn, Moez St, Islamic Cairo

Coming Forth By Day
(Still from Coming Forth By Day)

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