Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 31 December - 7 January
Ahram Online, , Friday 29 Dec 2017
Ahram Online recommends this week's events, as 2017 comes to an end and many venues are holding New Year celebrations


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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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








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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








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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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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








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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








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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







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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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