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In Photos: Backstreet Festival kicks off in Alexandria

The festival's fifth edition takes place between 12 and 16 April

Ahram Online , Friday 13 Apr 2018
Backstreet festival
(Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)
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In its fifth edition this year, the Backstreet Festival will bring a tantalising range of artistic activities to Alexandria, including films, clowning, creative visual technologies, puppets and an a cappella band.

The multidisciplinary festival takes place between 12 and 16 April across several venues in Alexandria: including the Jesuit Cultural Center, the Saint Gabriel Sporting Club, the French Institute of Alexandria, the Spanish Consulate and Teatro Eskendria.

The opening day featured the performances Fault ‎Line from British multimedia artist Rebecca Smith, followed by BandArt from Spain, who will present Ann-Droid – The Wonderful Adventures of a Robot Girl.

Read more about the festival here.

Backstreet festival
(Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

Backstreet festival
(Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

Backstreet festival
(Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

Backstreet festival
(Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

Backstreet festival
(Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

Backstreet festival
(Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)

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