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Art Alert: Mohamed Basheer to give live-streamed concert

The event will be broadcast as a Facebook live event from Cairo’s City of the Dead

Ahram Online , Wednesday 6 May 2020
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Hailing from Aswan, Mohamed Basheer is inspired by the Upper Egyptian heritage of Ja’ffary culture.

"Celebrate Ramadan with the lively beats of Basheer's Upper Egyptian folk music with a modern twist — streamed live from the Maq'ad of Sultan Qaitbey," says the introduction to an event scheduled to take place Friday 8 May, between 4pm and 5pm.

The event will be live-streamed from Cairo's City of the Dead, broadcast as a Facebook live event.

Mohamed Basheer's music is inspired by the Ja'ffary culture of Upper Egypt, "where Ja'ffary groups usually include a lead vocalist and musicians who create rhythm with percussion and hand clapping," the note to the event adds.

Programme:
Friday 8 May, 4pm-5pm
Follow info at Facebook live event for live-streaming

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