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Spring festivals, 8-15 March: Ahram Online recommends

Ahram Online highlights selections from festivals taking place this week in Cairo and Alexandria

Ahram Online , Tuesday 7 Mar 2017
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Wednesday 8 March

9:30m and 12pm: Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children

Planetarium
The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean, a performance from UK
The Pigeoning, a performance from USA
Bibliothek Bus, a story telling from Egypt

Hanager Theatre, Cairo Opera House grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

5 to 10pm: Cairo International Women Film Festival

Celebrating Women’s Day: Screening of On Feeling Cold (Egypt, 45 mins), followed by a discussion with the director, screening of Silent City (Netherlands, 90 mins) followed by a discussion with the director and a music concert.

Falaki Theatre, Falaki St, American University Campus, Downtown Cairo

Thursday 9 March

7pm: Cairo International Women Film Festival

Screening of Ayah Goes to The Beach, (Morocco, 19 mins) and Geographies (Lebanon, 72 mins)

Goethe Institute, 5 El-Bostan St, Downtown Cairo

7pm: Think Film, Selections from Berlinale Forum 2016

Screening of Tempestad (Mexico, 105 mins)

Wekalet Behna, 1 El-Kenisa El-Maroniya St, El-Manshiya, Alexandria

Friday 10 March

2.45-5pm: Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children

The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean, a performance from UK
The Pigeoning, a performance from USA
Bibliothek Bus, a story telling from Egypt
Follow the Yarn performance (Germany)

Hanager Theatre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

8pm: Jazz Tales Festival

Jazz Concert: Boghdady Big Band (Egypt) & The Rad Trads Band (USA)

American University in Cairo (AUC), Tahrir Square Campus, Ewart Hall, Cairo

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Jazz Tales Festival (Photo: fragment from the Jazz Tales Festival poster)

Saturday 11 March

8pm: Jazz Tales Festival

Jazz Concert: Boghdady Big Band (Egypt) & The Rad Trads Band (USA)
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Great Hall, Alexandria

8.30pm-10pm: Di-Egy Fest 0.2 - Digital Arts Festival

Live Performance by artist Shady El Noshokaty, followed by a discussion

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St, Al-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

Sunday 12 March

12.30pm: Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children

Wonders of Science Show (Egypt)

Hanager Theatre, Cairo Opera Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

8pm: Di-Egy Fest 0.2 - Digital Arts Festival

Film Screenings from the School of Visual Art in New York (USA)

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St, Al-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

Monday 13 March

All day: Di-Egy Fest 0.2 - Digital Arts Festival

Last days of Digital Arts Performance and collective exhibition for Egyptian and international artists (7-14 March)

Darb 1718, Kasr El-Shamaa St, Al-Fakhareen, Old Cairo

5.30pm: India by the Nile Festival

Indo-Egypt craft exhibition

Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, 3 Abou El Feda St, Zamalek, Cairo

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Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children (Photo: Part of promotional material for Hakawy)

Tuesday 14 March

11am-6pm: Jazz Tales Festival

Jazz Workshop: Todd Marcus Band (USA) & Wave Jazz Band (Egypt), free entry.

Gerhart Theatre, American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Road 90, Cairo

7th Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children
timing to be announced.

Follow the Yarn performance (Germany)

El-Garage, Jesuit Culture Centre, Alexandria

Wednesday 15 March

11am-6pm: Jazz Tales Festival

Jazz Workshop: Todd Marcus Band (USA) & Wave Jazz Band (Egypt), free entry.

Gerhart Theatre, American University in Cairo (AUC), New Cairo Campus, Road 90, Cairo

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Cairo International Women’s Film Festival (Photo: fragment from the poster of the Cairo International Women’s Film Festival)

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