Programme: Citadel Festival for Music and Singing 2021

Ahram Online , Saturday 14 Aug 2021

The festival's 29th edition, which is returning after a one-year hiatus, will take place between 15 and 30 August 2021

(Photo: Amira Noshokaty)

The 29th edition of the Citadel Festival for Music and Songs will offer over 30 performances staged at the historic Citadel of Salah Al-Din after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Scheduled to take place between 15 and 30 August, the festival returns after its 2020 edition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two concerts are planned for each evening, one starting at 8pm and one at 10pm.


Sunday 15 August

8pm: Opening of the festival and concert by the Cairo Opera Chamber Orchestra

10pm: Foud and Mounib perform, accompanied by the Cairo Opera Festival Orchestra conducted by George Kolta. The concert features singer Medhat Mamdouh

Monday 16 August

8pm: Talents Development Centre's Children Choir 

10pm: Wust El-Balad band

Tuesday 17 August

8pm: Cairo Cafe band led by Ali Sharaf

10pm: Singer Ahmed Gamal and his orchestra

Wednesday 18 August

8pm: Yasser Soliman Ensemble for Music and Singing

10pm: Sheikh Yassin El-Tohamy

Thursday 19 August

8pm: Cairo Opera Orchestra and Cairo String Orchestra

10pm: Ali El-Haggar and the orchestra

Friday 20 August

8pm: Singer Nadia Mostafa and the orchestra

10pm: Singer Mohamed El-Helw accompanied by the orchestra conducted by Mohamed Abdel Sattar

Saturday 21 August

8pm: Singer Wael El-Fashni and orchestra

10pm: Lena Chamamyan and her band

Sunday 22 August

8pm: Hala Roshdi and her band

10pm: Concert by Tarek Arabi Tourgane and his sons

Monday 23 August

8pm: Hazem Shaheen and his band

10pm: Singer Carmen Soliman and her band

Tuesday 24 August

8pm: Singer Nada Sharara and orchestra conducted by Ihab Abdel Hamid

10pm: Singer Hani Shaker and orchestra conducted by Moustafa Helmy

Wednesday 25 August

8pm: Nouran Abutaleb and her band

10pm: Hisham Abbas and orchestra

Thursday 26 August

8pm: Speed of Hearts band

10pm: Mohamed Mohsen and his band

Friday 27 August

8pm: Mohsen Hassan and his ensemble

10pm: Jannat and her band

Saturday 28 August

8pm: Tabla player Said El-Artist and his band

10pm: Nesma Mahgoub and her band

Sunday 29 August

8pm: Boghdady Big Band - jazz concert

10pm: Dina El-Wedidi and her band

Monday 30 August

8pm: Marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz and her ensemble

10pm: Singer Medhat Saleh and orchestra

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