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Egypt's arts and culture recommended events of the week: 5 - 12 July

Continuing in the Ramadan spirit, religious chants, Mawlawiyah and traditional folkloric troupes, but also independent young musicians, film screenings and poetry evenings

Ahram Online , Saturday 4 Jul 2015
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Sunday 5 July

 

Film

8 pm

CAIRO

Screening of Mai Piu’ Come Prima (Giacomo Campiotti, 2005).

Italian Cultural Institute,

3 El-Sheikh El-Marsafi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Performance

9 pm
CAIRO

Lewaqt ‘Oza performance by Doum Haky writers troupe.

Doum Cultural Foundation, Cairo Grand Library, 15 Mohamed Mazhar street, Zamalek, Cairo

Performance

9:30 pm

CAIRO

Dances and songs from Upper Egypt performed by the Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments.

Beit Al-Sehemi, Al Muez Street, Cairo

Music
9:30 pm
CAIRO

Arabic music concert with Walid Haidar, Dalia Fouad and Atab Nasr.

The Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak), Bayn al-Qasrayn, Moezz street, Islamic Cairo

Film

9:30 pm

CAIRO

As part of its special Ramadan programme ‘Egyptian Classics in Ramadan’, ROOM will screen the Egyptian film Lesoos Laken Zorafaa (Thieves But Funny).

ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo


Monday 6 July

Storytelling
9 pm

CAIRO

Storytelling performances by Alaa Noaman and Ezzat El-Qershy.

Doum Cultural Foundation, Cairo Grand Library, 15 Mohamed Mazhar street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
9 pm

CAIRO

Salib Sufi Project, by Salib Fawzi who is both a singer and a theatre actor. His music merges both Coptic and sufi sounds.

Makan - Egyptian Centre for Culture and Arts, at intersection of Saad Zaghloul Street and Mansour street, Downtown Cairo.

Music
9:30 pm
CAIRO

Concert with Ali El Helbawy

Foustat Traditional Crafts Center, 1 El Emam Street, Beside Amr Ibn El Aas Mosque, El Fustat. Metro station: Mar Girgis

Poetry & Music
9:30 pm
CAIRO

Evening with poetry and music. Performance by a group of young poets.

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El Sayeda Nafisa Street, Cairo. Tel: 02 23622647

Music
9:30 pm
ALEXANDRIA

The Anfoushi Folklore Troupe

Freedom Center for Creativity, 1 al-Horreya Street, Alexandria

Shadow Theatre
Shadow Theatre (Photo: Al Ahram)


Tuesday 7 July

Inshad
9.30 pm
CAIRO

Religious Chanting (Inshad) with Ihab Younnes

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret Al-Darb Al-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Inshad
9:30 pm
ALEXANDRIA

Religious chants

Freedom Center for Creativity, 1 al-Horreya Street, Alexandria


Wednesday 8 July

Poetry with music
9 pm

CAIRO

Poetry in the Arms of Music, a performance of poetry by Amin Haddad and Doaa Hamza, and music by Hazem Shaheen.

Doum Cultural Foundation, Cairo Grand Library, 15 Mohamed Mazhar street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
9.30 pm
CAIRO

Traditional Arabic music concert with Mostafa Ahmed and his band.

The Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak), Bayn al-Qasrayn, Moezz street, Islamic Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Uss We Lazq concert

Teatro El Maadi, 10, 200 Street, Degla, Maadi, Cairo

Theatre
9:30 pm
CAIRO

Puppet and shadow theatre performance

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El Sayeda Nafisa Street, Cairo. Tel: 02 23622647

Theatre

10 pm

CAIRO

Live performance of El-Leila El-Kebeira by Fabrica troupe.

El-Sawy Culture Wheel, 26th of July street, Zamalek

Performance
9:30 pm
ALEXANDRIA

Abu Qir folkloric troupe

Freedom Center for Creativity, 1 al-Horreya Street, Alexandria

Ahmed Haddad
Poet Ahmed Haddad during the 2008 poetry evening titled "Let's Sit and Talk". Ahmed Haddad will join the poetry and music evening on 9 and 11 July. (Photo: Al Ahram)

Disclaimer: It is recommended to check with the event's location prior to attending. Due to security instability, some events might be cancelled or postponed. 


Thursday 9 July

Poetry & Music
9 pm
CAIRO

Performance of poetry and music. Poetry by Amin Haddad, Bayram El-Tunsi, Fouad Haddad, Salah Jaheen, Ahmed Haddad, etc.

Masr Gedida Library, Al-Arouba, Cairo

Theatre

9 pm

CAIRO

Al-Kotla wa Al-Faragh (The Clump and the Vacuum) by the Bani Mazar independant troupe.

Doum Cultural Foundation, Cairo Grand Library, 15 Mohamed Mazhar street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9 pm

CAIRO

Yousra El-Hawari will perform at ADEF’s DECA in the closing of DECA’s Ramadan programme.

ADEF DECA, Arab Digital Expression Foundation, 143 Street #8, Muqattam City, Cairo

Music
9.30pm
CAIRO

Traditional Arabic music concert with Mohsen Farouk and his band.

The Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak), Bayn al-Qasrayn, Moezz street, Islamic Cairo

Music

10 pm

CAIRO

Sufi chants by Zain Mahmoud.

Sufi bookstore, 12 Sayed El Bakry Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
9:30 pm
CAIRO

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre Choir will perform Arabic music.

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El Sayeda Nafisa Street, Cairo. Tel: 02 23622647

Music

10 pm

CAIRO

The Blowers, all brass ensemble playing jazzy renditions of old Egyptian songs.

Westown Hub, SODIC West, Sheikh Zayed


Friday 10 July

Music

10 pm

CAIRO

A concert by Moroccan band Ensemble Ibn Arabi.

Cairo University, Cairo, Giza

Music
9.30 pm
CAIRO

Raoudha Abdallah (Tunisia) will perform at the Greek Campus. Event is part of the Hayy Festival.

The Greek Campus, American University in Cairo, 171 Tahrir St, Bab El Louk, Cairo

Theatre
9.30 pm
CAIRO

Puppet and shadow theatre performance.

Beit El-Seheimy, Haret Al-Darb Al-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Theatre

10 pm

CAIRO

Aladdin live on stage.

Misr University For Science & Technology Opera House, 26th of July Mehwar, Next to Dar El Foad Hospital, 6th of October

Music

9 pm

CAIRO

Ahmed Adaweya performance. (Dining-in required)

Mashayet Ramadan, The District Mall, Sheraton, Heliopolis

Music
9:30 pm
ALEXANDRIA

Arabic music with Moustafa Kamel

Freedom Center for Creativity, 1 al-Horreya Street, Alexandria

Yousra El-Hawari
Yousra El-Hawari


Saturday 11 July

Poetry & Music
9:30 pm
CAIRO

Performance of poetry and music. Poetry by Amin Haddad, Bayram el-Tunsi, Fouad Haddad, Salah Jaheen, Ahmed Haddad, etc.

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
9.30pm
CAIRO

Lebanese singer Oumeima Khalil will give a concert at the Greek Campus as part of the Hayy festival. Read more here.

The Greek Campus, American University in Cairo, 171 Tahrir St, Bab El Louk, Cairo

Exhibition opening

CAIRO

Colour photography exhibit, featuring the juried works of 9 photographers, and the winners Photopia’s monthly competition. The exhibit will run for 10 days.

Photopia, 15 Somal Street, Heliopolis, Cairo


Sunday 12 July

Film

9 pm

CAIRO

Screening of La Mafia Uccide Solo d’Estate (Pif, 2013).

Italian Cultural Institute,

3 El-Sheikh El-Marsafi Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Inshad
9.30pm
CAIRO

Religious Chanting (Inshad) with Ahmed Abdallah.

The Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak), Bayn al-Qasrayn, Moezz street, Islamic Cairo

Film

9:30 pm

CAIRO

As part of its special Ramadan programme Egyptian Classics in Ramadan, ROOM will screen Eshaat Hob (Rumor of Love).

ROOM Art Space, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin Street, Garden City, Cairo

Oumeima Khalil
(Photo: Still from YouTube: Oumeima Khalil's concert with Marcel Khalife at the Warner Theater in Washington DC April 28, 2012.)

Disclaimer: It is recommended to check with the event's location prior to attending. Due to security instability, some events might be cancelled or postponed. 
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