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Saturday, 23 September 2017
Arts & Culture
The Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre (CIFCET) has just launched its 24th edition with a line-up revealing an interesting selection of Eastern European and Latin American plays
Organised by Cairo's D-CAF festival, Arab Arts Focus ran for a month, garnering positive reviews at the latest edition of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The event aims to shed light on plays by a variety of clubs from across Egypt
Erminia Kamel, artistic director of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company, spoke to Ahram Online about the opening show of the season as well as the company’s future plans
Cinderella, performed by the young ballet dancers of Minya's Alwanat Cultural Centre, is directed by Mamdouh Hassan
He is the first Egyptian artist to be nominated vice-president of the International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT)
Opening ceremony of El-Gouna Film Festival will take place on 22 September with screening of Sheikh Jackson. The festival will continue until 29 September. Below is the programme for the first 3 days
The festival runs between 22 and 29 September screening numerous Egyptian and international films
Marking the director's return to the silver screen after a seven-year hiatus, Yom Lel Setat (A Day for Women) revolves around the establishment of a women-only pool day at a working-class Egyptian youth centre
Director, actor, radio pioneer, and five-times married Ahmed Salem lived a life full of twists and turns
The movie, starring Ahmed El-Fishawy, will be considered by the Oscar's Foreign Language Film Award Committee in January for possible inclusion in the 90th Academy Awards
Critic Ahmed Shawqy will discuss the film with director Sherif El-Bendary, exploring the tale of a man who believes his girlfriend has reincarnated as a goat
Nagat Radwan, the executive manager of the Al Nour Wal Amal Chamber Orchestra and its Music Institute never appears in the limelight, yet she has been a key part of the orchestra's growth
In it's ninth edition, the Cairo Jazz Festival brings a selection of local and international musicians alongside workshops
El-Dabh was an Egyptian composer, performer, and educator who experimented with electronic music in Egypt and went on to establish himself in the USA
The Egyptian band Islam Chipsy & EEK are among a number of artists who have dropped out of the festival
Al Nour Wal Amal Chamber Orchestra for the blind and visually impaired woman musicians has just returned from their 31st international tour during which they performed in Hong Kong and China
Ribab Fusion and Labess, two bands that performed at the recent Timitar Festival in Algeria, share thoughts on identity, music, and finding success
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