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Cairo International Book Fair: Arts and culture events 3-10 Feb

A list of arts and culture events held in parallel to the second week of the Cairo International Book Fair

Ahram Online , Tuesday 31 Jan 2017
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Cairo International Book fair (Photo: Mohammed Saad)
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Friday 3 February

Performances

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm Assouan Dance Troupe of Folk art
5:30-7:00pm Assiut Band for Arab music

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
2:00pm-3:00pm Under Age band
3:00-5:00pm Matkhafsh men Bokra (Don’t be scared of tomorrow) play

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

Saturday 4 February

Performances

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm Sabt El Karama (Saturday of Dignity) play
5:30-7:00pm Port-Said band for Arab music

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
11:00am-1:30pm Saat Khatar (Hour of Danger) play
1:30-3:30pm Gheir Maalouf band
3:30-5:30pm Mohamed Bakr’s band

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

Sunday 5 February

Performances

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm El Noor band for Arab music
5:30-7:00pm Al Mahalla Troupe for Folk arts

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
11:00am-1:30pm Eksar Laha Delaa (Break her a rib) play
1:30-3:30pm Ghonaa Masr singing show
3:30-5:30pm Angham El Shabab El Sharki band

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

Monday 6 February

Performances

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm Children of Port Said Troupe for Folk art
5:30-7:00pm Tanta band for Arab music

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
11:00am-1:30pm Bye Bye Ya Arab (Goodbye Arabs) play
1:30-3:30pm singing and art performances by Al Tanoura troupe and Fan El Waw troupe
3:30-5:30pm Tarab troupe performance and claquettes show

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

Tuesday 7 February

Performances
Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm El Menoufiya Troupe for Folk art
5:30-7:00pm Dee El Kamar (moonlight) play

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
11:00am-1:30pm ِAl Sabahallali play
1:30-2:30pm various performances from the National Circus
2:30-4:00pm Percussion show
4:00-5:30pm Iman Zaki performance

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

Wednesday 8 February

Performances

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm Tarab troupe for Arab music
5:30-7:00pm Sohag Troupe for Folk arts

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
11:30-1:30pm Lama Roohi Teleet (When my soul left my body) play
1:30-3:30pm Adoaa Masr band
3:30-5:30pm Farha band

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

Thursday 9 February

Performances

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm play directed by Khaled Galal
5:30-7:00pm Al Tanoura Troupe for cultural heritage

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
11:30-1:00 Abnaouna fih London (Our children in London) play
1:00-2:30pm Ahmed Nafee and his band
2:30-4:00pm Alwan band
4:00-5:30pm Al Shabab Live band

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

Friday 10 February

Performances

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Arts Tent
3:45pm-5:00pm Al Ismailia Troupe for Folk art
5:30-7:00pm Abo keer Troupe for Arab music

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, open-air theatre
2:00-3:00pm Closing of the theatre: youth choir and children’s choir
3:00-4:00pm Under Age band
3:00-4:00pm Poet Hesham El Gakh closing performance

Film Screenings

Cairo International Fair Grounds, Nasr City, Cinema Hall:
11:00am-1:00pm history of the Book Fair
1:00-3:00pm children’s cartoons
3:00-4:00pm Russian movies (short films from Cairo Higher Institute for cinema)
4:00-5:00pm Ibn Haitham, Omar El Sherif film
5:00-6:00pm Naguib Mahfouz films

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