Not to be missed: Angham in Cairo, The Wizard of Oz in Alexandria

Ahram Online , Tuesday 28 Jun 2022

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (29 June - 5 July) in Cairo and Alexandria.

Not to miss


Italian Cinema
Wednesday 22 June – 5 July
Cinema Zawya, Odeon cinema, 15 Emad El Deen St, Cairo downtown
For two weeks, Zawya is showing a diverse selection of recent Italian productions, as well as an hommage to the radical artist, poet and filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini, on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
The programme details can be found on Zawya’s Facebook page 

Everyday Nile exhibition
The exhibition continues until 20 July
Goethe Institut Kairo, Cairo downtown, 5 El Boustan St.
Nine photographers and journalists from the Nile Basin countries collaborated to monitor and collect different stories, the heroes of which live on the river bank and in countries that depend on the Nile. Everyday Nile is not limited to showcasing just beautiful pictures, but it also shares real life stories, supported by pictures and documented through numbers and studies.

Dance Performance: The Wizard of Oz
Wednesday 29 June, 8pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, great hall, Alexandria
Based on the famed fantasy novel by L. Frank Baum, the performance is a production by Centre Rézodanse Égypte 

Egypt premiere of Minions 2: The Rise of Gru (2022)
Wednesday 29 June
Vox Cinemas
An animated film that focuses on a twelve-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain.
The film stars Taraji P Henson, Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin

Egypt premiere of 3amohom (Their Uncle, 2022)
Wednesday 29 June
Vox Cinemas
The comedy film’s events revolve around Sultan (Mohamed Emam), boxer and sports coach who is in a romantic relationship with Ghalia (Huda Al-Mufti). They find themselves saving the life of Hajj (Sayed Ragab), which leads to many other developments. 
The film stars Mohamed Emam, Sayed Ragab, Bassem Samra, Mohamed Salam, Huda Al Mufti.

Angham in concert
Friday 1 July, doors open at 6pm
Manara Hall, New Cairo.
Tickets can be purchased via TicketsMarche 
Tickets' prices range between EGP 700 and EGP 1,850

“American Musicals”
Daturday 2 July, 8pm
Cairo Opera House, Fountain Theatre, Zamalek
A selection of best known songs from American musicals will be performed by the Cairo Symphony Orchestra with soloists Gala El-Hadidi (mezzo soprano), Elvira Maria Kalev (soprano), Amr Medhat (tenor) and A Cappella choir.

Interactive comedy show Ain Gamal
Sunday 3 July, 8pm
Rawabet Art Space, 3 Hussein Basha Al Meamari, Kasr El Nil, Cairo
Ain Gamal is an improvisation and interactive comedy show by Omar El Gamal. The idea behind the show is to interact with the audience in one way or another so that the audience becomes part of the show.

El Asara album release and concert
Monday 4 July, 8pm
Doors open at 7:30 pm
Makan, 1, Saad Zaghloul Str, 11461, El Dawaween, Cairo
El Asara is the debut studio album by the musical project Ein El Akl of the Alexandrian artists Bassem Diaa (oud player, music composer) and Amro Zidan (electronic producer, music composer).

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