Not to be missed: H.O.H. in Cairo, Cross-Cultural Quintet in Alexandria

Ahram Online , Thursday 1 Jun 2023

Ahram Online highlights a selection of do-not-miss events this week (1-6 June).

Not to miss

Cairo Cinema Days
17 May - 10 June
Zawya cinema, 15 Emad El Deen St, Cairo

Cairo Cinema Days is a film program dedicated to new Arab Cinema. Showing films which premiered at regional and international film festivals over the past year, it is a chance to see the latest feature-length productions to come out of the Arab world and its diaspora on the big screen.

In its 6th edition this year, the Cairo Cinema Days presents a selection that includes 16 fiction and documentary titles from Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Palestine, Morocco, Iraq, Algeria and Lebanon.

Check the film guide here

Thursday 1 June and Friday 2 June, 8pm
The Falaki Theater, AUC Tahrir Cultural Center

The performance is a metaphorical journey into the womb through dance that mirrors the womb to the globe. It explores how time and space can shift through a dialogue between music and the pelvic movement.

Womb, choreographed and performed by ​​Shaymaa Shoukry, is a multidisciplinary artist with a background in visual arts and theatre.

Luka On Her Own
Saturday 3 June, 9pm
Room Art Space, 10 Etehad El Mohamein St, Cairo

Luka, co-founder of do3souqa and Luka Wel Batteekh, will use her singer/songwriter skills to tell stories and sing her favourite songs from the past 10 years of her life - this time on her own.

Saturday 3 June, 10pm
MASQ - Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey, Darb al-Sakiya St., City of the Dead, Cairo

Estabena is a band that blends sounds and musical inspiration from around the Mediterranean basin. This concert is part of MASQ’s events to celebrate the inauguration of the North African Sculpture Symposium in the Desert of the Mamluks entitled Sculpture for the People.


Cross-Cultural Quintet
Sunday 4 June, 7pm
Anna Lindh Foundation, Alexandria

The concert features the cross-cultural quintet led by the Austrian violinist Marianne Brandstettner, alongside Laura Virtanen (Finland) - violin, Rasha Yehia (Egypt) - viola, Shady Hanna (Egypt) - cello and Khaled Kamel (Egypt) - oud.

Melouk El Souq
Sunday 4 June, 9pm
Rawabet Art Space, 5 Hussein Basha Al Meamari, Marouf, Downtown Cairo

Wezza and Rashed will perform together the all-time favorite hits by Wegz, Afroto, Marwan Moussa and others in their album launch concert.

The Acoustic Fusion Project - H.O.H
Tuesday 6 June, 9pm
Tahrir Cultural Centre, AUC Tahrir campus, Cairo

The stage of the Tahrir Cultural Centre will be taken by Hany Adel, Ousso Lotfy, Hany Eldakak, and, three of the well known Egyptian musicians from the top bands: Wust El Balad, Nagham Masry and Hany El Dakkak, respectively.

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