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Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 31 December - 7 January

Ahram Online recommends this week's events, as 2017 comes to an end and many venues are holding New Year celebrations

Ahram Online , Friday 29 Dec 2017
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Sunday 31 December
 

Film

10.45am, 1.15pm
CAIRO

Screening of Ferdinand

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film

12pm, 2.30pm, 7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Breathe

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm, 7pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Greatest Showman

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film
5pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Music
6pm
CAIRO

Pianist Eman Shaker and friends: "Music & Songs" featuring Ihab Shawi. The evening will be a celebration of Christmas and New Year Eve with waltzes, tangos and Christmas carols

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Sallem Nafsak (Surrender), a play by the students of Actor’s Studio, directed by Khaled Galal. Read more about the play here

Artistic Creativity Centre Theatre, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Piano and violin evening with Fouad and Mounib

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

That Night, a play directed by Mohamed Abdel Khaleq

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Kolthomiat

Arabic Music Institute, 22 Ramsis St, Downtown, Cairo

Music
7pm
ALEXANDRIA

Christmas concert: Bibliotheca Alexandrina Orchestra conducted by Sherif Mohie Eldin featuring mezzo soprano Farah ElDibany.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Gala concert: New Year celebration with the Cairo Opera Company

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria

Music

8pm

CAIRO

New Year eve’s dance floor celebration

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Obour w Intesar (Crossover and Victory), a play describes the period between 1967 and the victory of 1973 written and directed by Mohamed Al-Khouly

Beram Al-Tunsi Theatre
Al-Gaish St, Al Azaritah, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria

Music
8pm
DAMANHOUR

Yasser Soliman ensemble for music and singing

Damanhour Opera House

 

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Artwork by Aya El-Fallah (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Monday 1 January
 

Exhibition

Last days
CAIRO

Backyard, paintings by Aya El-Fallah and A Textile Experience, by Hamdy Abdallah

Gezira Arts Centre, 1 El Masrafy St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film

10.45am, 1.15pm
CAIRO

Screening of Ferdinand

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film

12pm, 2.30pm, 7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Breathe

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm, 7pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Greatest Showman

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film
5pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Yom An Qatalo El-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) play

Running til 10 January

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

That Night, a play directed by Mohamed Abdel Khaleq

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Cairo Symphony Orchestra new year’s concert

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria

 

breathe
Breathe (Photo: Still from the film)


Tuesday 2 January
 

Film

10.45am, 1.15pm
CAIRO

Screening of Ferdinand

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film

12pm, 2.30pm, 7.30pm

CAIRO

Screening of Breathe

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Film

4pm, 7pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of The Greatest Showman

Zamalek Cinema, 13 Shagaret El-Dor St., Zamalek, Cairo

Film
5pm, 10pm

CAIRO

Screening of Loving Vincent

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Yom An Qatalo El-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) play

Running till 10 January

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

El-Fann El-Aseel chorus concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

That Night, a play directed by Mohamed Abdel Khaleq

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

 

MPIV
Mapping Possibilities (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Wednesday 3 January
 

Theatre
8pm
CAIRO

That Night, a play directed by Mohamed Abdel Khaleq

Hanager Arts Centre, Cairo Opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Books
7pm
CAIRO

Book release of Mosem Sayd El-Ghezlan (Gazelle Hunting Season) by Ahmed Morad

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Yom An Qatalo El-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) play

Running till 10 January

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Recover music band

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Poetry
8pm
CAIRO

Poetry evening

Cairo Opera House, Small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Talent Development Center concert

Cairo Opera House, Main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

 

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Asia Madani (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Thursday 4 January
 

Puppet Theatre
6.30pm
CAIRO

Sahsah Lama Yangah (When Sahsah Succeed), a children play to the poetry by Salah Jahin and directed by Salah Al-Sakka

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

Puppet theatre

6pm

CAIRO

Umm Kalthoum puppet theatre

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

The Four Seasons, by Act Two troupe

Jesuit Center, 15 Maharani St., behind Jesuit school, El-Faggalah, Cairo

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Yom An Qatalo El-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) play

Running till 10 January

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Music

7.30pm

CAIRO

Mapping Possibilities IV: music and visual art project, read our Art Alert here.

Zawya, 4 Abdel Hamid Said St. Off Talaat Harb St, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Abdelhalim Nowira ensemble, in memory of musician Ahmed Sedky

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Ibrahim Sbayhat concert

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Music
8pm
ALEXANDRIA

Alexandria Opera Ensemble for Arabic Music and Singing performs in memory of Musician Ahmed Sedky

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre), 22 El-Horreya Road, Alexandria

 

act 2
The Four Seasons, a play by Act Two troupe (Photo: part of promotional material)

 

Friday 5 January
 

Puppet Theatre
6.30pm
CAIRO

Sahsah Lama Yangah (When Sahsah Succeed), a children play to the poetry by Salah Jahin and directed by Salah Al-Sakka

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

Theatre

7pm

CAIRO

The Four Seasons, by Act Two troupe

Jesuit Center, 15 Maharani St., behind Jesuit school, El-Faggalah, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Drum circle

Gusour Cultural Center, Michel Lotf Allah St, inside All Saint's Cathedral, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7.30pm
CAIRO

Ranim Koteit concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Yom An Qatalo El-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) play

Running till 10 January

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Music

8pm

CAIRO

Oud recital by Ghassan Youssef and Dina Abdelhamid

Cairo Opera House small hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Open-mic

8pm

CAIRO

Open-mic

Room Art Space, 10 Etehad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Paranoid Eyes: The Sound Resounds concert

Room Art Space, 10 Etehad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo

Music

8pm

DAMANHOUR

Alexandria Opera Ensemble for Arabic Music and Singing performs in memory of Musician Ahmed Sedky

Damanhour Opera, Damanhour

 


 

Saturday 6 January
 

Music

7pm

CAIRO

Miral El-Hussieny and Amr Atef

Magnolia Leaves of Art, 12 Mohamed Anis street, Zamalek, Cairo

Music
7pm
CAIRO

Ali El-Haggar concert

El Sawy Culturewheel, 26 of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Yom An Qatalo El-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) play

Running till 10 January

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairo

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Cairo Symphony Orchestra concert

Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

Music

9pm

CAIRO

Asia Madani: Sudanese Folklore Night

Room Art Space, 10 Etehad El-Mohamin St., Garden City, Cairo



Sunday 7 January
 

Theatre
7pm
CAIRO

Forsa Saaida (Nice to Meet You), a play directed by Mohamed Gomaa

The Modern Theatre
Qasr Al-Aini St, Cairo

Theatre

7.30pm

CAIRO

Yom An Qatalo El-Ghenaa (The Day They Killed Singing) play

Running till 10 January

Al-Gomhoriya Theatre,  12 Al-Gomhouria Street, Abdeen, across from Abdin Palace, Downtown, Cairof

Music
8pm
CAIRO

Arabic Music Heritage Ensemble

Arabic Music Institute, 22 Ramsis St, Downtown, Cairo

 

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