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Art Alert: Mediterranean music band Estabena at Room New Cairo

Estabena will perform "a blend of songs" from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Lebanon and Syria

Ahram Online , Thursday 20 Jun 2019
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Newly-formed band Estabena, that plays folk music from the Mediterranean basin, will perform at Room Art Space New Cairo on Monday, 24 June.

Estabena, named after "an Egyptian word borrowed from Italian, meaning we agree," is formed by artists from different Mediterranean cultures and nationalities.

They perform what they call "a blend of songs" from Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Lebanon and Syria.

The band consists of vocalists Luisa Russo and Emad Fathy, Mahmoud Mohamed (violin), George Emad (percussion), Mohamed Samy Negm (vocals and oud), Ahmed Samy (keyboards) and Chakib Ararou (vocals, guitar and oud).

Room's new branch, launched last month, is located in The Spot mall in front of AUC gate on 4,370 square metres with indoor and outdoor areas that host live music events and concerts on a daily basis, accomodating up to 400 guests per event, and open from 9am till after midnight.

Monday, 24 June at 9pm
Room Art Space, New Cairo

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