Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 28-30 July

Ahram Online , Wednesday 27 Jul 2016

Summer evenings are refreshing when infused with artistic and cultural activities. Ahram Online highlights a few events that will take place this weekend


Thursday 28 July

Last day of Al-Waqt Al-Masy exhibition at Medrar Gallery

Read Ahram Online's Art Alert on the exhibition here.

Medrar Gallery, 7 Gamal El-Din Abou El-Mahasen Street, Apartment 4, Floor 1, Garden City, Cairo

Discussion: Contemporary Iran’s Identity Crisis at Bayt El-Sinnari, 6pm

Bayt El-Sinnari, Sayeda Zeinab, Cairo

Saleeb Sufi Project at El-Genaina Theatre, 8.30pm

Read more here.

El-Genaina Theatre, Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Darassa, Cairo

Iman Bahr Darwish at Alexandria Opera House, 8pm

Check the full programme of the ongoing Cairo Opera House’s summer festival here.

Alexandria Opera House, Alexandria

Inbox play
Still from Inbox play, which will be staged on 29 and 30 July at El Ghad Theatre in Agouza, Cairo.

Friday 29 July

Inbox play at El Ghad Theatre, 7pm

El Ghad Theatre, near Agouza Circus and El-Ballon Theatre, Agouza, Cairo


Check Ahram Online’s recommendations and the full programme here.


Qatf El-Kaserat play at Heliopolis Library Theatre, 8pm

Qatf El-Kaserat ("Picking Minors"), directed by Ereiny Samir. Read more here.

Heliopolis Library Theatre, 42 Orouba Street, Heliopolis, Cairo

Maryam Saleh and Zeid Hamdan at El-Genaina Theatre, 8.30pm

Read more here.

Al Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Darassa, Cairo

Marcel Khalife at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 8.30pm

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Check the complete programme of the 14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival here.

Marcel Khalife
Marcel Khalife during his 2014 concert at Cairo's Al-Azhar park (Photo: Mai Shaheen)

Saturday 30 July

A night of poetry and music at Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 7pm

Celebrating the anniversary of the 23 July Revolution with a night of poetry and music.

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre, 1 El-Sayeda Nafisa Street, Cairo. Tel: 02 23622647

El-Tanoura  traditional troupe performance at Wekalet El-Ghoury, 7.30pm

Wekalet El-Ghoury, El-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

Screening of Pinocchio at the Freedom Centre for Creativity, 12pm

The film will be screened as part of the Cinema for Children programme.

Freedom Centre for Creativity, 1 El-Horreya Street, Alexandria

Amdan El-Nour troupe at the Alexandria Opera House, 8pm

Alexandria Opera House, Alexandria

Check the full programme of the ongoing Cairo Opera House’s summer festival here.

Maryam Saleh and Zeid Hamdan
Lebanese electro-music composer and producer Zeid Hamdan, and Egyptian singer and songwriter Maryam Saleh. (Photo: Ali Saadi)

Check our complete listings of arts and culture events for this week:

Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 24-31 July

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