Not to be missed: Eid Al-Adha films, Black Theama, Aziz Maraka

Ahram Online , Sunday 2 Jul 2023

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (28 June - 4 July) in Cairo

Not to miss


Wednesday 28 June
Egyptian films released in cinemas for Eid Al-Adha
Check the list here 

No Hard Feelings
Wednesday 28 June
Across cinemas

A delivery driver desperate for cash accepts a Craigslist ad from a couple seeking someone to date their painfully awkward teenage son.
The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Matthew Broderick, and Natalie Morales.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
Wednesday 28 June
Across cinemas

Archaeologist Indiana Jones races against time to retrieve a legendary artefact that can change the course of history.
The film stars Mads Mikkelsen, Harrison Ford, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Black Theama concert
Thursday 29 June, 8 pm
El-Sawy Culturewheel, River Hall, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Popular Egyptian band Black Theama presents original compositions and arrangements of their known hits, along with their unique music that traces its origins to Nubia, Sudan, and Africa. 

Aziz Maraka concert
Saturday 1 July, 8 pm
El-Sawy Culturewheel, River Hall, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo

Born and based in Tunisia, Maraka is a Jordanian songwriter, singer and producer with Palestinian origins.

His journey in music began when he started playing the piano and was later awarded a scholarship to pursue his education in the US. While studying, Maraka released several songs, with one of his first hits being Bent El Nas, which was included in his self-titled debut album (2008).

Maraka has a particularly huge fan base in Jordan, where he performs frequently. He has also performed across the Arab region to large audiences.

Songs evening
Monday 3 July, 8.30 pm
Cairo Opera House, Zamalek, Cairo

The evening will feature numerous singers - Iman Abdel-Ghany, Ahmed Effat, Amira Ahmed, Yasser Soliman, Mohamed Hassan, and Hanan Essam - performing known love songs alongside national tunes. Mostafa Helmy will conduct the orchestra. 

The concert will include the participation of students from different classes of the Talents Development Centre, a body operating within the Cairo Opera House.

Gaby Bishara's Sinatra Show
Monday 3 July, 9 pm
Room Art Space, New Cairo

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