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Randa Shaath’s book signing ceremony at Diwan is a must go

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 25 Feb 2020
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The American University in Cairo

Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square

Hill House, Room 601

Mon 2, 6-7.30pm: “Reading the Qur’an as a Great Book”, a  talk explores the challenges of reading the Qur’an from beginning to end, as a great book, and describes some strategies for meeting those challenges. Based on the speaker’s experiences teaching the Qur’an as great book at the University of Michigan, the presentation discusses literary characteristics exhibited by the Qur’an, and consistent with its status as revealed text.

 

Amir Bashtak Palace

Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187

Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the Arab Singing House students.  

 

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581

Every Saturday and Tuesday, 2pm: Enshad Dini (religious chanting) workshop by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.

Every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 2pm: Playing on musical instruments workshop for ages from 10 to 18 years

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 12pm (children) 4pm (adults): The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir. Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 4pm: The Actor preparation workshop.

 

Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)

Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 4-9pm: Oud classes given by the oud professors of the Arab Oud House.

Every Saturday and Thursday, 3-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for advanced students by Professor Ahmed Youssef.                         

Every Saturday, 5-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for beginners by Fadi Adel Al-Hajj.

    

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

 

The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)

Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque,Tel 02 2514 2990

Every Saturday, 11am: Handicrafts workshop andBeit Al-Aini Children Choir workshop, supervised by Manal Suleiman(2pm).  

Every Sunday and Wednesday, 10-12pm: A workshop on works on art,

Every Monday, 3pm: Miscellaneous activities workshop.   

Every Wednesday, 11am: A workshop of skills development for people with special abilities by Doaa Fathi.

Every Thursday, 12pm: A cultural day.

      

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

 

Diwan Bookstore

159, 26thof July St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 2582/98

Thurs 27, 7pm:A booksigning ceremony ofphotographer and writer Randa Shaath’s book Jabal Alraml (Mountain of Sand), which is considered an emotional autobiography about the family, marriage and work during a turbulent era in the Arab world. 

105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Tel 02 2690 8184/85

Sat 29, 11am: “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” That’s exactly what children will treasure after Diwan’sBucket Filling(Anti-Bullying) Storytelling event.

1, Road 254, Degal, Maadi, Tel 010 98887326

Sat 29, 7pm: A book signing ceremony of writer GhadaKareem’s fifth book 12 MonthConfessions.   

  

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 12pm: Develop your children skills through learning languages in a simple manner, computer programmes, and chess champions as well as scientific experiments, the age group targeted from 6 to 15.   

Every Saturday, 11am: Skills development workshops and modifying the behaviour of people with special abilities.

Every Wednesday, 11am: Miscellaneous workshops for school children.  

Every Saturday and Thursday, 3pm: The Centre’s Children Choir workshop.  

 

*A version of this article appears in print in the 27 February, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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