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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 13-20 August

The summer brings open air music festivals in Cairo and Alexandria as well as numerous other events worth checking out. See our listings below

Ahram Online , Sunday 13 Aug 2017
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Sunday 13 August
 

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Sweden, 2014)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music

Wekalet El-Ghoury, El-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of War Machine

Elbet Alwan, 15 Ahmed Heshmat St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film
7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Beirut Street - Hip Hop in Lebanon

Zawya, Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Music
8pm
Cairo

Concert by Said EL Artist.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd.

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Music
10pm
Cairo

Concert by Ahmed Saad and his troupe.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by High Dam

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Open Air theatre, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Dance Performance: National Palestine troupe

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Great Hall theatre, Alexandria

 

Beirut Street. " Hip Hop In Lebanon"
(Photo: still from film Beirut Street. "Hip Hop In Lebanon")

 

Monday 14 August
 

Film

5pm , 7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Amelie

Magnolia. Leaves of Art: 12 Mohamed Anis St, Zamalek, Cairo

Discussion
5pm
CAIRO

“Autism for People with Special Abilities” moderated by Dr. Mona Safwat

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Talk

7pm

CAIRO

An Art Residency Experience by photographer Nourhan Maayouf

Photopia, 15 Somal Street, Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music

7.30

CAIRO

Karaoke Mondays

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Oriental Live music night, with oud player Wael Abddelwahed, Ali ashraf Nada on the Req and Vocals by Seif El-Din Yasser

Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, Behind Carrefour Maadi, Maadi, Cairo

Film

8pm

CAIRO

Screening of Tower (USA, 2016), the film mixes animation with archival footage of a 1966 shooting from the University of Texas clock tower

Balcon Heliopolis
26 Sohag street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Music
8pm
Cairo

Concert by Fouad and Mounib.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Dance/Music

8pm

CAIRO

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music
10pm
Cairo

Concert by Ghalia Benali.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Film
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

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. Event is part of the 15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small theatre, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Film
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Aly Elhelbawy. Event is part of the 15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

 

Nourhan Maayouf
Artwork by photographer Nourhan Maayouf (Photo: courtesy of the artist)


Tuesday 15 August
 

Film

6pm

CAIRO

Educational Cinema for children: screening of Horton Hears a Who

Seven Crafts, 1/12 El-Togary St., Zahraa El-Maadi, Cairo

Lecture
6pm
CAIRO

“Is There Another Sphinx,” lecture number 145 in the lecture series of rewriting history by Egyptians historian Bassam Al-Shamaa.

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Waslet Samaa band in a repertoire of classical Arab songs

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of Panamerican Machinery (Mexico, 2015)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Religious chants
7pm
CAIRO

Waslet Samaa

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Music
8pm
Cairo

Concert by Sabrine El Negily.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Ka3b Dayer band

Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Andeo/Lone Friend

Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, 6th floor, Behind Carrefour Maadi, Maadi, Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music
10pm
Cairo

Concert by Yassine El Nohami.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Theatre
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Play The Night of the Murder in Jenin, written by Abou Ela El Salamony, choreographed and directed by Mohamed Abd El Sabour.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small theatre, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Sefsafa and Meshwar.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria


Horton Hears a Who
(Photo: still from film Horton Hears a Who)


Wednesday 16 August
 

Festival
6pm
CAIRO

Cultural Festival of Thailand 2017

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Talk

7pm

CAIRO

Photographer Denis Dailleux: Behind the Stories from Egypt, Ghana & France

Photopia, 15 Somal St., Korba, Heliopolis, Cairo

Seminar

7pm

CAIRO

Seminar on Scriptwriting with Mohamed Hefzy.

To attend send CV to info@studiozat.com. The selected participants will attend for free.

Studio Zat, 22 Khalifa El-Maamun St., Heliopolis, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Mona Burkhardt & Las Encantadoras Orquesta

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Hania Fansa concert

Yellow Umbrella, Building 2070, 6th floor, Behind Carrefour Maadi, Maadi, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Mazaher ensemble: Zar music & songs

Makan, 1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Marco Habib and Friends will perform old and new Egyptian and foreign songs

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Music
8pm
Cairo

Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Music
10pm
Cairo

Concert by Reham Abdel Hakim.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Al Hadarah.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

Theatre
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Play The Marathon, directed by Ahmed Samir.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small theatre, Alexandria


Mona Burkhardt
Mona Burkhardt (Photo: still from YouTube video)


Thursday 17 August
 

Festival

6pm

CAIRO

Pangea Festival of cultures, with acoustic concert by Egyptian Project band.

The event is ticketed. Tel: 01125269055

Saladin Citadel, Salah Salem Road, Cairo

Theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Marioneta Show, ladies only dance show, presented by ladies for ladies

Falaki theatre, 24 Falaki St, Downtown, Cairo

Poetry
6pm
CAIRO

An evening of poetry features emerging poet Karim Abu-Eid

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

6.30pm

CAIRO

Sahsah Lama Yangah (When Sahsah Succeed), a children play with décor and puppets designed by Amir Abdel-Massih, music composed by Mohamed Fawzi, poems by Salah Jahin and directed by Salah Al-Sakka  

The Cairo Puppet Theatre, Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Cairo

Puppet Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

El-Sakia puppet theatre: Abdel Halim Hafez

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, Wisdom Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Film / video art
7.30pm
CAIRO

Kikai de Mirukoto / The Pioneers of Japanese Videoart: Art documentary on the early days of video art in Japan

Medrar, 7 Gamal El Din Abou El Mahasen St. Garden City, First Floor, Apt.4

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Nagham Masry band

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Music
8pm
Cairo

Concert by El Hadra, Sufi troupe.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Donia & Beshr concert

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Layla Min Alf Layla, a play starring Egyptian actor Yehia Al-Fakharani, Lotfi Labib, singer Mohamed Mohsen, written by Beram Al-Tonsi and directed by Mohsen Helmi.

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo, Tel 02 2591 7783

Music
10pm
Cairo

Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Music
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Rock night with Ossama Zayed

Teatro Eskendria
25 Fouad Street. Raml Station, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Fouad & Monib.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

Books
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Reading of the novel Sarcophage, written by Nora Amin, read by Fayrouz Karawya and Nader Sami.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small theatre, Alexandria

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Bibliotheca Alexandrina Youth Orchestra, conducted by Shady Abd Elsalam.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, Alexandria


Kikai de Mirukoto / The Pioneers of Japanese Videoart
(Photo: still from art documentary Kikai de Mirukoto / The Pioneers of Japanese Videoart)


Friday 18 August
 

Festival

6pm

CAIRO

Man Fat Adeemo Tah festival for handicrafts and traditional arts, 7th edition. Morocco is the country guest of honor.

Runs daily till 24 August.

Bayt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

6.30pm

CAIRO

Sahsah Lama Yangah (When Sahsah Succeed), a children play with décor and puppets designed by Amir Abdel-Massih, music composed by Mohamed Fawzi, poems by Salah Jahin and directed by Salah Al-Sakka  

The Cairo Puppet Theatre, Next to the Al-Attaba Metro Station, Cairo

Music
8pm
Cairo

Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Puppet Theatre

8.30pm

CAIRO

“Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet)

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Nour Khan ft. Sherif El-Shazly and Sheva

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Layla Min Alf Layla, a play starring Egyptian actor Yehia Al-Fakharani, Lotfi Labib, singer Mohamed Mohsen, written by Beram Al-Tonsi and directed by Mohsen Helmi.

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo, Tel 02 2591 7783

Music
10pm
Cairo

Concert by Ahmed Gamal.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Ali Elhagar.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, Alexandria


Al-Hadra Troupe
Al-Hadra Soufi Troupe (Photo: Al Ahram)


Saturday 19 August
 

Festival

6pm

CAIRO

Man Fat Adeemo Tah festival for handicrafts and traditional arts, 7th edition. Morocco is the country guest of honor.

Runs daily till 24 August.

Bayt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Film
6.30pm

CAIRO

Mapping Possibilities III, screening of audio-visual works. Read more here.

Zawya, Odeon Cinema, 4 Abdel-Hamid Said Street, off Talaat Harb Street, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Cult Animation Double-Feature: screening of Alice (Czechoslovakia, 1988) and Perfect Blue (Japan, 1997)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Dance/Music

8pm

CAIRO

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Cairo

Music
8pm & 10pm
Cairo

Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Layla Min Alf Layla, a play starring Egyptian actor Yehia Al-Fakharani, Lotfi Labib, singer Mohamed Mohsen, written by Beram Al-Tonsi and directed by Mohsen Helmi.

Al-Qawmi (The National) Theatre

Al-Attaba Square, in front of Attaba Post Office, Cairo, Tel 02 2591 7783

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Asrar Band

ROOM Art Space & Cafe, 10 Etehaad Al Mohamin st, Garden City, Cairo

Music
9.30pm
CAIRO

Cairokee band

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Al Mawlawya.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

Into / Film
7pm
PORT SAID

Introductory talk on “Cinedelta - Documentary Film School” at Alliance française de Port-Saïd, introducing more details about the event’s second upcoming edition

72, El-Gomhoria street, Port Said, Egypt


Cairokee
Cairokee band


Sunday 20 August
 

Music
4.30pm
CAIRO

Cairokee band

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, River Hall, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek

Festival

6pm

CAIRO

Man Fat Adeemo Tah festival for handicrafts and traditional arts, 7th edition. Morocco is the country guest of honor.

Runs daily till 24 August.

Bayt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo

Theatre for children
6.30pm
CAIRO

Snow White play

Metropol (The Children’s National) Theatre
6 Halim St, the beginning of 26th July, Attaba, Downtown, Cairo

Film

7pm

CAIRO

Screening of A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Sweden, 2014)

Cimatheque, 19a Adly Street, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

El-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage, whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music

Wekalet El-Ghoury, El-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Music
8pm
Cairo

Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Theatre

8pm

CAIRO

Shaman, a play directed by Dalia Hafez and Walid Al-Zorkany

Al-Ghad (Tomorrow) Theatre

Next to Al-Balloon Theatre, Al-Agouza, Tel 02 3304 3187

Music

8.30pm

CAIRO

The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai

Beit El-Sehemi
El-Gamaliya, Al-Muizz St, Old Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Wahda Helwa (A Beautiful Lady), a monodrama starring Marwa Eid

Salah Abdel-Sabour Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre

9pm

CAIRO

Yaoum An Qatalu Al-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) starring Yasser Sadeq, Alaa Qouta, Hend Abdel-Halim, directed by Tamer Karam

Zaki Tolimat Hall, Taliaa Theatre,

Attaba Square, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
9pm
CAIRO

La Mascherata (The Fancy Dress Party), a play based on Alberto Moravia’s novel. Daily except Tuesdays

Al-Salam Theatre
101 Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Music
10pm
Cairo

Concert by Mohamed Mohsen.
Event is part of the Citadel Festival for Music and Singing organised by the Cairo Opera House

Salah ElDin citadel. Salah Salem rd. Cairo

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Al-Haram Dah Betaay (This Pyramid is Mine), a play performed by The Comic Theatre Company

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre

Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Tel (03) 5929960

Music
8.30pm
ALEXANDRIA

Concert by Ganoub El Wadi.

15th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival (10 July to 26 August)
Check the festival’s programme here

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, open air theatre, Alexandria

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
(photo: still from film A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence)

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