Don’t miss the Italian Cultural Institute’s workshop “Suez Canal: An Italian History”

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 12 Nov 2019

The Suez Canal
The Suez Canal Photo by Barry Iverson

Amir Bashtak Palace

Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187

Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the Arab Singing House students.  

 

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581

Every Saturday and Tuesday, 2pm: Enshad Dini (religious chanting) workshop by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.

Every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 2pm: Playing on musical instruments workshop for ages from 10 to 18 years

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 12pm (children) 4pm (adults): The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir. Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 4pm: The Actor preparation workshop.

 

Bardo Club House

Maadi, for more info contact French Cultural Institute, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800

Thurs 14, 7pm: “The Poetry Night” events this yearinclude poetry recital accompanied by music titled “Amal” and a musical-poetic concert titled “Flowers of Evil”.This show gives a voice and music to the Egyptian poet Amal Dunqul of the 1960’s generation, one of the greatest modern Arab poets. Mohamed Sami and Nanda Mohamed will recite poetry of hope to accompany the music again at the Poetry Night in Cairo.

 

Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)

Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 4-9pm: Oud classes given by the oud professors of the Arab Oud House.

Every Saturday and Thursday, 3-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for advanced students by Professor Ahmed Youssef.                         

Every Saturday, 5-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for beginners by Fadi Adel Al-Hajj.

 

Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736  0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144

Small Hall

Thurs 14, 8pm: Poetry recital by Ahmed Abdel-Moaati Hegazy.

     

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

 

The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)

Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque,Tel 02 2514 2990

Every Saturday, 11am: Handicrafts workshop andBeit Al-Aini Children Choir workshop, supervised by Manal Suleiman(2pm).  

Every Sunday and Wednesday, 10-12pm: A workshop on works on art,

Every Monday, 3pm: Miscellaneous activities workshop.   

Every Wednesday, 11am: A workshop of skills development for people with special abilities by Doaa Fathi.

Every Thursday, 12pm: A cultural day.

      

Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

 

Diwan Bookstore

105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Tel 02 2690 8184/85

Fri 15, 10am-11am: A storytelling about the beauty of natural hair to our little ones (4 - 10 years) with a special talk by Doaa Gawish, the founder of The Hair Addict.

Sat 16, 3pm: “Getting Ahead with Nonverbal Communication”, a professional talk by Senior Consultant and Life Coach Basmah Osman aboutwhat is non-verbal (NV) communication? Why is it so important? What are the functions, types and characteristics of NVs?and How can I improve my NV skills?.

 

The French Institute of Oriental Archaeology

37 Sheikh Ali Youssef St, Al-Mounira, Al Sayeda Zeinab, Tel 02 2797 1600

Sun 17, 6-8pm: “Cemetery of Eureki, Chief of the Army, and the New Discoveries”, a lecture by former Dean of the Faculty of Antiquities, Cairo University Ola Alageisy, on Eureki’s cemetery, which dates back to the era of Ramses II, presented a large number of pieces bearing inscriptions attesting to a figure of great importance and great art.

 

Italian Cultural Institute

3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791

Sun 17, 9.30am: “Suez Canal: An Italian History”, aworkshop conducted bynumerous Italian and Egyptian experts, on the Italian contributions to the digging and construction of the Suez Canal after 150 years of its inauguration. Focus will be on Italian engineerLuigi Negrelli (All interventions will be held in Italian and Arabic and will be accompanied by simultaneous interpretation).

 

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 12pm: Develop your children skills through learning languages in a simple manner, computer programmes, and chess champions as well as scientific experiments, the age group targeted from 6 to 15.   

Every Saturday, 11am: Skills development workshops and modifying the behaviour of people with special abilities.

Every Wednesday, 11am: Miscellaneous workshops for school children.  

Every Saturday and Thursday, 3pm: The Centre’s Children Choir workshop.  

 

UBUNTU

20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223

Sun 17, 6.30pm: A book signing and presentation of the art book, Our Journey with Art by Dr. Mohamed Aboulghar. A collection of artworks from the book will also be on display.
(To reserve your seat please email your name and number to [email protected], Limited seating available).

 

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

French Cultural Institute

30 Al Nabi Danial St, Mahatet Misr, Alexandria, Tel 03 3913435/03 3918952

Wed 20, 7pm: A round table debate on the theme of the francophonepress in Egypt introducing several specialists such as Gilles Kraemer, Marie-Delphine Martellières, Yasmine Haggag, in the presence of Fouad Mansourand Dalia Chams, Al-Ahram Hebdo’s writers - which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

 

*A version of this article appears in print in the 14 November, 2019 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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