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The 8th India by the Nile Festival (2-10 March)

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 3 Mar 2020
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The 8th India by the Nile Festival (2-10 March)

Family Park

New Cairo

Fri 6, 6pm:Kutle Khan Project performs Rajasthani folk music

Fri 6, 7.30pm:“En Route to Bollywood” - an exciting dance show, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

Fri 6, 3pm Yoga and well-being session. 

Fri 6, 4pm:Bollywood Dance Workshop, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

 

Fayoum University

Fayoum

Tues 10, 3pm: “En Route to Bollywood” - an exciting dance show, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

Tues 10, 1.30pm: Yoga and well-being session. 

 

Faculty of Arts, Helwan University

Zamalek

Mon 9, 9.30am: Yoga and well-being session. 

Mon 9, 10.30am: Bollywood Dance Workshop, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

 

 

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707

Sat 7, 8pm: “En Route to Bollywood” - an exciting dance show, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

Sun 8, 8pm: “In Search of Love” dance show by dancer and choreographer Astha Dixitand her ensemble.

 

 

 

Port-Said International School

Port-Said

Thurs 5, 6.30pm:Kutle Khan Project performs Rajasthani folk music.  

Thurs 5, 7.30pm:“En Route to Bollywood” - an exciting dance show, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

Thurs 5, 12pm: Yoga and well-being session. 

Thurs 5, 1pm: Bollywood Dance Workshop, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

 

 

Six October University

Six October City

Mon 9, 1pm:Yoga and well-being session.   

Mon 9, 2pm: Bollywood Dance Workshop, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Mon 9, 8pm: “In Search of Love” dance show by dancer and choreographer Astha Dixitand her ensemble.

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

BA Plaza

Sun 8, 3-6pm: Yoga and Bollywood Dance Workshop (Free entry).  

Main Hall

Sun 8, 7pm: Kutle Khan Project performs Rajasthani folk music & Bollywood Dance shows (Free entry).

Sun 8, 8pm: “En Route to Bollywood” - an exciting dance show, choreographed by Gilles Chuyen.

Sun 8, 3pm Yoga and well-being session. 

 

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The American University in Cairo

Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 2615 2694/01280009077

Ewart Memorial Hall

Fri 6, 8pm: The American string trio Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beat boxing string trio which fuses jazz and hip hop with classical undertones in their music.

New Cairo Campus

Fri 6, 5pm-11pm: Live performance by Egyptian pop star Mohamed Hamaki.

 

Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373

Thurs 5, 8pm: Classical Arab songs performed by Radwa Said.

Fri 6, 8pm: A gala concert of songs from films by the Cairo Opera Company.

    

Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7.30pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 7.30pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

 

Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144

Main Hall

Sat 7, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by maestro Ahmed El Saediperforms Beethoven’s Nine Symphonies II,

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op.36, Symphony No.6 in F major, Op.68.

Small Hall

Thurs 5 and Fri 6, 8pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.

Sun 8, 8pm: Sharara Sextet.

Mon 9, 8pm: The Supreme Institute of Music (Conservatoire) concert.

 

Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357

Zeinhom, El-Sayyeda Zeinab, Tel 02 2535 1500

Thurs 5, 12.30pm: The American string trio Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beat boxing string trio which fuses jazz and hip hop with classical undertones in their music.

 

Darb 1718

Kasr Al-Sham’ St, Fustat, Old Cairo, behind the Hanging Church & Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, next to Mar Girgis metro station, Tel 012 2192449/ 2361 0511

Thurs 5, 8pm: Bahgagaband.

Fri 6, 8pm: Sheikh Mahmoud El Hedewy.

Sat 7, 8pm: VYBZ anniversary concert.  

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707

Thurs 5, 8pm: Serena dance performance by The Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company.

Fri 6, 8pm: Al-Enshad Al-Dinitroupe performs religious songs.   

Thurs 12, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arabmusic ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.

 

Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat, Mon, and Wed, 7.30pm).

 

Al-Hanager Arts Centre

Cairo Opera Complex, Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Zamalek,

Tel 02 2735 6861

Thurs 5, (9.30am and 7pm), Sat 7, 6pm: The American string trio Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beat boxing string trio which fuses jazz and hip hop with classical undertones in their music.

 

Makan
Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 02 2792 0878
Every Monday, 9pm: (fixed event) Zikr and Sufi night.
Every Tuesday, 9pm (doors open at 8.30pm and reservations is canceled at 7.30pm): Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha present traditional music of the Nile Delta; Nubian Fadeka music and songs with Aragid, featuring Saleh Abbass and Farah Al-Masri; traditional Sudanese music and songs performed by Queen of Henna Settouna; Al-Jaafra music played by musicians from Aswan; Nass Makan (People from Makan) and Sanet perform traditional music from Eritrea.
Every Wednesday, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm SamehUmm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab.


El Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music

30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown, Tel 011 50995354

Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts

Thurs 27, 8pm: A special night with Zar Abul Gheit troupe and Al-Tanura dance.

Every Saturday, 8pm: (fixed event) Asyad Al-Zar (The Zar Masters) band. The Zar Masters band is comprised of some of the few remaining Egyptian and Sudanese Zar performers playing Tanbura, Toza

(small 2 sides percussion) Mangour, (a wide belt of goat hooves worn around the hips), Marakesh (hand-held rattles) and the tambourine.

 

Maqa’d of Sultan Qaitby

Darb Al-Saqia St, behind Qaitbay Mosque, City of the Dead, Tel 01226569944

Fri 6, 1.30pm: The American string trio Infinitus is a critically acclaimed beat boxing string trio which fuses jazz and hip hop with classical undertones in their music.

 

Room Art Space

New Cairo

The new branch of Room Art Space hosts live music shows on a daily basis. Room’s new branch is located in The Spot mall in front of AUC gate on 4,370 square metres with indoor and outdoor areas where live music events and concerts are featured on a daily bases, hosting up to 400 guests per event, and its open from 9am till after midnight.

 

El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

River Hall  

Thurs 5, 6&8pm: El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre Show revives the concerts of Umm Kolthoum performing two of her much-loved songs.

Sat 7, 7pm: A stand-up comedy show.

Sun 8, 7pm: A singing recital by Mohamed El-Otefy.

Wed 11, 7.30pm: Oscarisma band.  

Wisdom Hall

Fri 6, 7pm: Pop singer Bahaa Sultan.

Mon 9, 8pm: Takaseem Arabiaensemble, conducted by Mohamed Khairy.

Wed 11, 7pm: A dual singing recital by Shorouk Samir and Mido Samir.

Thurs 12, 8pm: Mazeek band features Menna Hussein.

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Sun 8, 8pm:A gala concert of songs from films by theCairo Opera Company.

Wed 11 & Thurs 12, 8pm: Serena dance performance byThe Egyptian Modern Dance Theatre Company.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

Main Hall

Sat 7, 7pm: BA Orchestra in a concert, conducted by maestro Sherif Mohie-Eldin and featuring pianist Seif Eldin Sherif.

Wed 11 and Thurs 12, 8pm: Pianist Omar Khairat, accompanied by the BA Orchestra.

 

*A version of this article appears in print in the 5 March, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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