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Art Alert: Fairuz tribute concert in Cairo's City of the Dead

The free of charge tribute concert will take place at the Maqad of Sultan Qaitbey Center for Arts and Culture

Ahram Online, Tuesday 11 Dec 2018
Nouran Abutaleb
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A tribute concert to Lebanese icon Fairuz will take place on Sunday 16 December in Cairo.

The free event invites audience to a unique historical location, the Maqad of Sultan Qaitbey (MASQ) Center for Arts and Culture, within the City of the Dead area.

The evening will feature a quartet consisting of Nouran AbuTaleb (vocals), Samer George (bass guitar), Mostafa Saeed (clarinet) and Maaty (percussion) performing the best known songs by the Lebanese diva.

The concert is the last attraction in the three-day Merry Times event held at Sultan’s Fair (14-16 December) and which includes an exhibition of traditional handicrafts done by people from the Qaitbey area and other locations of Cairo. 

Programme:
Sunday 16 December at 7pm
Darb El-Saqia Street behind Qaitbay Mosque, City of the Dead, Cairo

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