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PROGRAMME: 15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival

The festival will be held between 10 July and 26 August

Ahram Online , Wednesday 28 Jun 2017
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Intl Summer Festival
Audience at the Bibliotheca's plaza --14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina Intl Summer Festival (Photo: Butheina Shalan)
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The 15th edition of Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s International Summer Festival will be held between 10 July and 25 August.


This year, the guest of honor country is China, and thus the festival will feature a special program between 10 and 12 July titled "Experience China", with exhibitions, music and dance performances by Chinese artists.


The rest of the festival will also feature artworks and performances by Egyptian, Moroccan, Libyan, Sudanese and Jordanian artists.


Among those participating are independent Alexandrian bands Massar Egbari and Aqsa Alwasat, acclaimed composer Omar Khairat, and prominent Libyan singer and musician Nasser El Mezdawi, as well as many others.


PROGRAMME

 

Monday 10 July
 

12pm
Opening Ceremony

 

1pm, Eastern Exhibition Hall
Opening of Colorful Impression: Xinjiang Photography exhibition
Opening of Lingering Melody: Xinjiang Ethnic Musical Instrument exhibition

 

6pm, Small Theater
Screening of Chinese film Genuine Love, directed by Silzati Jakov and Xin Zhang

 

8pm, Great Hall
Dansinging in the Air: Xinjiang Folk Singing and Dancing Performance


Tuesday 11 July

6pm, Small Theater
Screening of film Where the Dream Begins

 

8pm, Great Hall
Dansinging in the Air: Xinjiang Folk Singing and Dancing Performance


Wednesday 12 July

6pm, Small Theater
Screening of film This Is What Money Is

 

8pm, Great Hall
Dansinging in the Air: Xinjiang Folk Singing and Dancing Performance


Thursday 13 July

8:30pm, Great Hall
Concert: Tarek El Naser, Jordan
 

Friday, 14 July

8:30pm, Great Hall
Concert: Hanan Magdy
 

Saturday, 15 July

8:30pm, Great Hall
Gala Concert: Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra, conducted by Nayer Nagy, with soloists Mona Wasef (harp) and Israa Abdel Aziz (piano)
 

Sunday, 16 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Hawas Band
 

Monday 17 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: The Singers
 

Tuesday, 18 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: El Dor El Awal
 

Wednesday, 19 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Music Cocktail, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra, with violin soloist and conductor Khaled Shewikh
 

Thursday, 20 July

Concert: Massar Egbari
8:30pm, Open Air Theater
 

Friday, 21 July


Family Day program


3:30pm, Plaza
Musical Performance

 

4:30 to 7:30pm, The Tent
Workshops and Activities for Children

 

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Ebn El Balad and Arts Education

 

Great Hall, 8:30pm

Concert: Hany Shaker
 

Saturday, 22 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Nasser El Noby and Gemiza
 

8:30pm, Small Theater
Concert: Due Oud
 

Sunday, 23 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: May Abd El Aziz
 

Monday, 24 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Shaware’na and Karakeeb
 

Tuesday, 25 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Sama’i
 

Wednesday, 26 July

7pm, Small Theater
Screening of film Les Petits Chats, directed by Sherif Nakhla (Arabic dialogue with English subtitles), and followed by a discussion with the director

 

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Mostafa Rezk
 

Thursday, 27 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Nasser El Mezdawy
 

8:30pm, Small Theater

Performance of the play Jacket Pocket, based on Khaled El Sawy’s play, The Ring. The play is adapted and directed by Fathy El Nakeeb and performed by the Artistic Night Group

 

Friday, 28 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Oum, Morocco
 

Saturday, 29 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Black Thema
 

8:30pm, Small Theater
Performance of the play A Place with the Pigs
 

Sunday, 30 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Azrak Samawy and Wasla Band
 

Monday, 31 July

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Aqsa Alwasat
 

8:30pm, Small Theater
Performance of the play Walad we Bent
 

Tuesday, 1 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theatre
Concert: Jazz drummer Ahmed Rabie
 

Wednesday, 2 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theatre
Concert: Almena
 

8:30pm, Great Hall
Performance of the play An Indoor Night. The play is directed by Sameh El Hadary and performed by the Bedaya group.
 

Thursday, 3 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theatre
Concert: Asia Medani, Sudan
 

8:30pm, Great Hall
Standup Comedy: The Comedy Bunch
 

Saturday, 5 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theatre
Concert: Malaz and Khayal
 

Sunday, 6 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theatre
Concert: Karar Ezala and Soror
 

Monday 7 August

8:30pm, Great Hall
Concert: Omar Khairat
 

Tuesday, 8 August


8:30pm, Great Hall
Concert: Omar Khairat
 

Wednesday, 9 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theatre
Concert: RT Nuba
 

Thursday, 10 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theatre
Concert: Tarabi’a
 

Friday, 11 August

Family Day program

 

4pm, The Plaza
Clown Performance

 

4:30 to 7:30pm, The Tent
Workshops and activities for children

 

8:30pm, Great Hall
Marionnette performance produced by the Arts School

 

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Hisham Kharma
 

Saturday, 12 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Cairokee
 

Sunday, 13 August


8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: High Dam
 

8:30pm, Great Hall
Dance Performance: National Palestine troupe
 

Monday, 14 August

7pm, Small Theater
Screening of the film Underground/On the Surface, directed by Salma El Tarzi (Arabic dialogue and English subtitles), followed by a discussion with the director

 

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Aly Elhelbawy
 

Tuesday, 15 August

8pm, Small Theater
Performance of the play The Night of the Murder in Jenin, written by Abou Ela El Salamony, choreographed and directed by Mohamed Abd El Sabour
 

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Sefsafa and Meshwar,
 

Wednesday, 16 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Al Hadarah
 

8:30pm, Great Hall
Performance of the play The Marathon, directed by Ahmed Samir
 

Thursday, 17 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Fouad & Monib
 

8:30pm, Small Theater
Reading of the novel Sarcophage, written by Nora Amin, read by Fayrouz Karawya and Nader Sami

 

8:30pm, Great Hall
Concert: Bibliotheca Alexandrina Youth Orchestra, conducted by Shady Abd Elsalam
 

Friday, 18 August

8:30pm, Great Hall

Concert: Ali Elhagar
 

Saturday, 19 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Al Mawlawya
 

Sunday, 20 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Folk Dance: Ganoub El Wadi
 

Monday, 21 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Memories 3, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra, conducted by Mohamed Sead Basha, with soloists Ahmed Harfoush and Dalia Farid
 

8:30pm, Small Theater
Performance of the play Eagle Disappearance, directed by Ahmed Asker
 

Tuesday 22 August

8:30pm, Small Theater
Performance of the play Eagle Disappearance, directed by Ahmed Asker
 

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Mohamed Mohsen
 

Wednesday 23 August

8:30pm, Small Theater
Performance of the play Eagle Disappearance, directed by Ahmed Asker
 

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: Andromida
 

Thursday, 24 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater

Concert: Dina El Wedidi
 

Friday, 25 August

8:30pm, Open Air Theater
Concert: H.O.H
 

Saturday, 26 August

8:30pm, Great Hall
Closing ceremony of the 15th International Summer Festival
Concert: Angham

 

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