PROGRAMME: India by the Nile, a month-long arts festival
Ahram Online, Monday 8 Apr 2013
A Festival of Performing and Visual Arts, 'India by the Nile', showcasing cultural wealth of India will take place between 13 April and 13 May


"India by the Nile" is the first of its kind festival dedicated to showcasing arts and culture from India through a variety of events taking place in Cairo and Alexandria. The events which will span between 13 April and 13 May, bringing Egyptian audiences closer to the artistic riches of this fascinating country, through film screenings, music and dance performances, literature evenings, visual art exhibition, topped by presentation of elements from Indian cuisine.

Check below programme for more details:

Saturday 13 April, 12-3pm
Bollywood Workshop
Wisdom Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July street, Zamalek, Cairo
Reservations needed

14-15 April at 8pm
Bollywood Music and Dance Fusion, in collaboration with the soloists of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company
Cairo Opera House, main hall, Zamalek, Cairo

15-21 April
Exhibition: Akshra: Calligraphy in Arts
Hanager Arts Centre, Zamalek, Cairo
Free Entry

21-25 April at 7pm
Indian Film Panorama
Artistic Creativity Centre, opera grounds, Zamalek, Cairo
Free Entry

Tuesday 23 April at 8pm
Indian Classical Music concert with Shubha Mudgal
Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo
Free Entry

Thursday 25 April at 8pm
Indian Classical Music concert with Shubha Mudgal
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria
Free Entry

29-30 April at 3pm and 7pm
Indian Film Panorama (screening of 2 films)
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria
Free Entry

Friday 3 May at 8pm
World Music with Mrigya
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, small hall, El Shatby, Alexandria
Free Entry

Saturday 4 May at 8pm
World Music with Mrigya
River Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July street, Zamalek, Cairo

Sunday 5 May at 6 pm
Literature: Authors from India and Egypt in Conversation
Word Hall, El-Sawy Culturewheel, 26th of July street, Zamalek, Cairo
Free Entry

Monday 6 May at 8pm
Dance: Sriyah – Nrityagram Dance Ensemble
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, El Shatby, Alexandria
Free Entry

Tuesday 7 May at 5pm
Literature: Authors from India and Egypt in Conversation
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, lecture hall, El Shatby, Alexandria
Free Entry

Thursday 9 May at 8pm
Dance: Sriyah – Nrityagram Dance Ensemble
Cairo Opera House, small hall, Zamalek, Cairo
Free Entry

7-13 May
Cuisine: Indian Food Fiesta
Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino
3 El Tayaran Street, Nasr City, Cairo
Reservation needed

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