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Spring Festivals, 15-22 March: Ahram Online recommends

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

Ahram Online , Wednesday 15 Mar 2017
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Wednesday 15 March

10am: French Cinema Week 

Film: L'exercice de l'État (The Exercise of the State, 2011) by Pierre Schoeller

Institute Francais d' Egypte, 1 Madrasset El Huquq El Frinseya Road, Cairo

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

Thursday 16 March

10am: 7th Hakawy Arts Festival

Theater: Follow The Yarn (Germany)

El Madina El Sharabia, Youth Village, El Tud, Luxor

12pm: French Cinema Week

Film: La Grande Illusion (The Great Illusion) by Jean Renoir

French Institute, 1 Madrasset El Huquq El Frinseya Road, Cairo

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Hakawy International Arts Festival

Friday 17 March

1pm: French Cinema Week

Film: Ascenseur pour l’echafaud by Louis Malle

French Institute, 1 Madrasset El Huquq El Frinseya Road, Cairo

8pm: Jazz Tales Festival

Jazz concert: Todd Marcus Band (USA), free entry.

Gerhart Theater, the American University in Cairo New Cairo Campus, New Cairo

8pm: Downtown Contemporary Art Festival (D-CAF)

Theatre: The Rite Of Spring (Spain)

AUC Falaki Theatre, 113 Kasr El-Aini Street (on AUC campus), Downtown Cairo

Saturday 18 March

8pm: Jazz Tales Festival

Jazz concert: Wave Jazz Band (Egypt) & Cairo Bigband Society (Egypt), free entry.

AUC (Main campus) Ewart Hall, 113 Kasr El Aini St., Tahrir Square, Cairo

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Jazz Tales Festival

Sunday 19 March

8pm: Downtown Contemporary Art Festival (D-CAF)

Nights with Warsha: Doom's Day, musical theater

AUC Falaki Theatre, 113 Kasr El-Aini Street (on AUC campus), Downtown Cairo

Monday 20 March 

7pm: Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF)

Talk and work by Rui Calcada Bastos (Portgual), free entry

Hungarian Culture Institute, Balassi, 13 Gawad Hosni Street, Abdin, Cairo

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D-Caf 2017 (Photo: part of promotional material by D-Caf)

Tuesday 21 March

11am – 6pm: Jazz Tales Festival

Jazz Workshop: Braden / Michels Project (USA) & Sherif Watson & Triple Trouble Band & shady El-Qaseer Group (Egypt), free entry.

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

Wednesday 22 March

9am: 5th India by the Nile Festival

Living Walls: Street Art by Mohamed Abla and Yogesh Saini

Lycee Al Horreya, 9 Ahmed Heshamt St., Zamalek, Cairo

8pm: Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF)

Disabled Theater (Switzerland)

AUC (Main campus) Ewrat Hall, 113 Kasr El Aini St., Tahrir Square, Cairo

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India by the Nile festival

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