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Programme: Music and traditional handicrafts merge in Beyt El-Sinnari's festival

For 8 days, concerts will be held in parallel to the sixth traditional arts festival

Ahram Online , Wednesday 31 Aug 2016
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Crafts from last year's edition of the festival (Photo: part of promotional material by Beyt El-Sinnari)
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The sixth edition of Men Fat Adimmuh Tah (He who loses his past is lost), an annual festival for traditional arts and handicrafts, will include daily musical concerts at Beyt El-Sinnari.

The festival aims to preserve the heritage of local arts and crafts that are close to extinction, such as straw mats, bronze crafting and hand weaving.

Works will be presented from a number of cities across Egypt, including El-Fayoum, El-Wadi El-Gedid, and Kafr El-Sheikh.

The festival will also include workshops that aim to inform and invoke interest among the new generations on the tools and equipment used for the different crafts throughout history.

In parallel to the festival, musical concerts will be held every evening at 7.30pm.

Programme:

Thursday 1 September
Sohbet El-Semsemeya band

Friday 2 September
Gheir Maalouf band

Saturday 3 September
Aweloh Balady band

Sunday 4 September
Flashback band

Monday 5 September
Rania Shaalan

Tuesday 6 September
Ahmed Nabil

Wednesday 7 September
Daraweesh band

Thursday 8 September
Microphone band

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