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Art Alert: Japanese cultural festival at Cairo's GrEEK Campus

From music to food, the EGYCON Festival celebrates Japanese culture in Egypt

Ahram Online , Wednesday 3 Feb 2016
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The third EGYCON Festival, an annual festival that celebrates Japanese culture in Egypt, is scheduled to take place on 6 February at the GrEEK Campus in Tahrir.

The event is supported by The Japan Foundation in Cairo and is “organised by a group of young people interested in the Japanese subculture,” a press release by The Japan Foundation stated.  

The festival will comprise “J-pop (Japanese pop-culture) as manga, anime, and a lot of other activities and arts of J-Pop as karaoke, manga workshops and exhibitions, cosplay competition, and Japanese food.”

Programme:



12-8pm Saturday 6 February
GrEEK Campus, 28 Falaki Street, Bab El-Louk, Downtown, Cairo

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