Not to be missed: Mounir to perform in North Coast; Khetet Mazinger to premiere

Ahram Online , Tuesday 23 Aug 2022

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss cultural events for this week (24-30 August) in Cairo, Alexandria and Alamein

Not to be missed


30th Citadel Festival for Music and Singing
At the historic Citadel of Salah Al-Din.
The popular festival, which started 17 August, is hosting a series of concerts for renowned singers and bands until the end of August.
Among the most popular stars performing this week are Dina El-Wedidi (Wednesday 24 August), Nawal El-Zoghby (Thursday 25 August), Hany Shaker (Friday 26 August), Nesma Mahgoub and Hanan Mady (Saturday 27 August), Lena Chamamyan (Sunday 28 August), Tania Saleh and Black Theama (Monday 29 August), Nouran AbuTaleb and Mohamed Mohsen (Tuesday 30 August).

Premiere of new Egyptian film: Khetet Mazinger
Thursday 26 August 2022
Starring: Bayoumi Fouad, Mahmoud Hafez, Yasmeen Raess, Hamdy El Marghany and Isamael Farghali.
Directed by Ramy Rizkallah, this comedy thriller revolves around a couple who wants to get married, so they collaborate with friends to commit a kidnapping that turns into a disaster.
Other films premiering this Thursday in Egypt include ‘Tad: The Lost Explorer and the Emerald Tablet’, and ‘Nope’.

Exhibition: Masterpieces XVI
Zamalek Art gallery, 11 Brazil St, Zamalek
This week is the last chance to check out “Masterpieces XVI”, a summer collective art exhibition presented by the gallery for the 21st consecutive year, and it will be closing on 31 August.
It showcases an exclusive collection of drawings, paintings and sculptures by its most prominent artists like Mahmoud Mokhtar, Abdel-Rahman El-Nachar, Gazbia Sirry, Farghali Abdel-Hafez, Rabab Nemr, Gamal Abdel-Nasser, Khaled Sorour, George Fikry, Mohamed El-Fayoumi, Nathan Doss, Hassan Kamel, Kamal El-Feki, and many more

Mohamed Mounir concert in North Coast
Thursday 25th August
Sea View North Coast, Ra'as Al-Hekma
The 67-year-old Egyptian star singer Mohamed Mounir, dubbed the King, will fuse some Nubian tunes with pop arrangements, singing some of his evergreen hits like Al-Leila Ya Samra, Shabaeek, Lamma Al-Naseem, Ashky Le-Mein, Ally Soutak, Younis, and Alemouny Eineeky, in addition to his latest release Lelly, written by Akram Hosny.

Mazaher ensemble (Zar)
Wednesday 24 July, 8 pm
Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts – Makan, 1, Saad Zaghloul St, Cairo.
The musicians of Mazaher, Um Sameh, Um Hassan, and Nour El-Sabah are among the last remaining Zar practitioners in Egypt. The music is inspired by the three different musical styles of the Zar tradition practiced in Egypt.

Fouad and Mounib at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Sunday 28 August at 8:30pm.
Successful duo pianist Mohamed Fouad and violinist Ahmed Mounib will reunite with their Alexandrian fans in a concert at the BA Conference Centre, after their latest performance at Montenegro’s Lustica Bey.

Mohamed Ramadan concert in New Alamein
Friday 26 August at North Square Mall.
Ramadan is gearing up for another gig in Alamein in what is promising to be the ‘biggest concert in North Coast’ as the season end approaches.
Other pop star concerts this weekend include Ragheb Alama, Esseily, Mohamed Nour and Hassan Shakosh.

Lost Ollie premieres on Netflix
Wednesday 24 August on Netflix.
The four-part Netflix series Lost Ollie mixes live-action and animation in an adventure about friendship, companionship, and family.

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