Cairo will host the annual International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts that will be held from 12 to 18 June.
Founded by artist and director Intisar Abdel Fattah under the slogan “Drum Dialogue for Peace,” the festival brings together representatives of 30 different countries along with their cultures and drum beats, a press release by its management said.
South Sudan and Colombia are the two guests of honour this year. Palestine and its traditional Dabka will also be presented, it added.
The schedule of the event will be announced shortly.