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Egypt.Now festival kicks off on Friday

In a dynamic event incorporating a large number of art activities in Cairo and Alexandria, the Egypt.Now festival will take place between 1 and 18 July

Ahram Online, Thursday 30 Jun 2011
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Egypt.Now festival is an initiative by Nebny foundation and the Egyptian Tourism Authority aiming to create a new event that will capture Egypt’s essence, "youth for freedom", inviting the world to support Egypt in 2011, serve as a guide to the world's developing countries, and turn into a yearly global event.

The festival will hold a number of artistic activities, including music events and concerts, an arts and crafts fair and a film festival, as well as a job forum aiming to help young talent find suitable careers.

The festival takes place at Gezira Promenade and Al Andalus Garden in Cairo and at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria.


Art & Craft Fair
Cairo at Gezira Promenade, Zamalek
1-18 July 2011
A multi-faceted fair, encouraging Egyptian arts and crafts, from a modern art exhibition to a big open air market in downtown Cairo.

Music & Co
Cairo ( @ Gezira Promenade Zamalek ) - Alexandria
1-18 July 2011
A line up of young Egyptian artists performing in different events held in venues across Cairo, Alexandria.

Jobs.Now Forum
Alexandria - Alex Bib
11 - 12 July 2011
Bringing international experts to discuss and explore Egypt's economic and employment opportunities.

3 Days of Film
Cairo @ Al Andalus Garden, Zamalek
16-18 July, 2011
The event aims to provide opportunities for young filmmakers from Egypt.

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