Weekend with culture in Cairo, Alexandria: 6-8 Oct

Ahram Online , Wednesday 5 Oct 2016

Ahram Online highlights a few events that will take place this weekend

Weekend with culture

Thursday 6 October

Shnit International Short Film festival, several venues
Check the complete programme here

Umm Kalthoum revisited by the Sakia Puppet Theatre at El-Sawy Culturewheel, 6pm
El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Concert celebrating iconic musician Refaat Garana at the Beshtak Palace, 8pm
The Beshtak Palace (Qasr Bashtak), Bayn El-Qasrayn, Moez St, Islamic Cairo

'Bein Etnen' play at Teatro Eskendria, 6pm and 8pm
Teatro Eskendria, 25 Fouad St, El-Raml Station, Alexandria 

Umm Kalthoum
El Sakia Puppet Theatre brings Umm Kolthoum back to stage on Thursday (Photo: El Sakia Puppet Theatre)

Friday 7 October

Performances by the Sakia Puppet Theatre troupe at El-Sawy Culturewheel, 3pm
The Sakia Puppet Theatre troupe presents ‘Aghla Min Al-Zahab’ and ‘Al-Tefl Al-Moageza’.
El-Sawy Culturewheel, Wisdom Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Film screening on the occasion of the 6th of October War anniversary at Artistic Creativity Centre, 5pm
Artistic Creativity Centre, Cairo Opera House Grounds, Zamalek, Cairo

Puppet and shadow theatre performance, Beit El-Seheimy, 7.30pm
Scripted and directed by Nabil Bahgat.
Beit El-Seheimy, Haret El-Darb El-Asfar, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo

Mashrou3 Al-Mareekh
From a 2012 open-mic night by Mashrou3 Al-Mareekh (Photo: Mashrou3 Al-Mareekh)

Saturday 8 October

Mashrou3 Al-Mareekh at Darb 1718, 7pm
Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 St, El-Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Cairo

Inshad by Waslet Samaa at El-Sawy Culturewheel, 7pm
El-Sawy Culturewheel, River Hall, end of 26th of July St, Zamalek, Cairo

Al-Tanoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage at Wekalet Al-Ghoury, 7.30pm
Wekalet Al-Ghoury, Al-Ghuri Complex, Fatimid Cairo

New York's Metropolitan Opera new season opens with Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 6pm
Read more here.
Bibiotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria

Tristan und Isolde
Tristan und Isolde (Photo: Met Opera promotional material)

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

Egypt's arts and culture events of the week: 2-9 October

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