Last Update 13:54
Sunday, 17 December 2017

PROGRAMME: Tagore festival in Cairo, Alexandria

The festival commemorates the 156th birth anniversary of Indian Nobel-laureate Rabindranath Tagore

Ahram Online , Monday 1 May 2017
Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore (Photo: Reuters)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 4392
Share/Bookmark
Views: 4392

Following closing of 5th edition of India by the Nile festival (8 March and 27 April), another face of India will be presented through a short festival dedicated to Indian Nobel-laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. The Tagore festival run between 8 to 12 May with three events in Cairo and one in Alexandria

Originally from Bengal, Tagore (1861-1941) was a remarkable philosopher and artist credited with reshaping Bengali literature and music and moving Indian art towards contextual modernism.

Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913, becoming the first non-European recipient of the prestigious award.

PROGRAMME

Monday 8 May

Screening of Tagore film, 7pm

Hanager Cinema, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Tuesday 9 May, 8pm

Chitrangada dance drama by Dancers’ Guild

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22, El Horreya Road (formerly Fouad Street), Alexandria

Thursday 11 May, 8pm

Chitrangada dance drama by Dancers’ Guild, 8pm

Arab Music Institute, 22 Ramses Street, Downtown, Cairo

Friday 12 May, 7.30pm

"Rituranga - play of seasons" by the Indian community

Hanager Cinema, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

For more arts and culture news and updates, follow Ahram Online Arts and Culture on Twitter at @AhramOnlineArts  and on Facebook at Ahram Online: Arts & Culture

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.