Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581
Every Saturday and Tuesday, 1pm: Enshad Dini (religious chanting) workshop by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.
Every Sunday and Thursday, 4pm: The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir.
Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)
Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174
Every Saturday, 3pm: Teaching music theories to students applying to professor Marwa Abdel-Moneim.
Teaching reading musical notes for beginners, by Professor Elham El-Hajj, 4pm.
Saturday and Wednesday of every week, 4pm - 8pm: Teaching the sections of the Arab Oud House (the oud, and the mandolin).
The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)
Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2514 2990
Every Saturday, 10am: Chess tournament for kids with Hoda Salah. A workshop for the children’s choir of Beit Al-Aini, supervised by Iman Suleiman, 11am. “Yalla Music” workshop for teaching musical instruments by Hebat Allah Bahaa, 1.30pm. Workshops for auditions and theatrical acting supervised by Mohamed Ezzat, 4.30pm.
Sunday of every week, 12pm: Art and etiquette workshop by Rahma Mohsen.
Every Monday, 10am: Glove puppets making workshop by artist Rahma Mahgoub.
Wednesday of every week, 2pm: “Decorations”, visual art workshops.
42 Al-Oroba St, off Beirut St, Misr Al-Gedida, Tel 011 42464426
Sat 6, 6.30pm: Signing the book Ma Akhfah Alramad (what is hidden by the ashes) compiled by Yehia Safwat.
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Wed 11- Tues 16,12noon-9pm: The 12th edition of El-Sawy Culturewheel Book Fair. The fair activities include workshops and signing ceremonies. Twenty-five publishing houses are participating including Dar Al Maaref, Nahdet Misr, Bedaya Foundation, Book Juice, the ministries of Tourism and Antiquities, and Tashkeel. The participating houses announced discounts of up to 70%. The fair will present discussions of recent publications by writers such as Mohamed Tarek, artist Alaa Morsi, and his new book I Will Talk About Them, Maryam Ali, Nancy Semeida, and Mohamed Khamis’s book Kemet’s Cradle.
Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Monday, 1pm: Art workshop, teaching drawing supervised by Rahma Mohsen.
Every Saturday, 12pm: Artistic skills development workshop with Sarah El-Guindy. Embroidery art workshop with Amany Reda, 2pm.
Every Sunday, 12pm: Wax making workshop with professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Wednesday, 2pm: Arabic calligraphy workshop with Mohamed Fawzy.
Every Friday, 2pm: Doll making workshop with Rahma Mahgoub.
Saturday and Wednesday of every week: a workshop (integration) for Talaat Harb choir team and people with special abilities, 1pm.
Every Thursday, 1pm: Reading and narration workshop.
Every Saturday, 12pm: Artistic workshops and skills development for people with special abilities, supervised by professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Sunday, 8pm: “Information and Question” an online workshop and “Book of Delivery”, a book summary on the center’s Facebook and WhatsApp pages.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Mon 25 July- Thurs 8 September: Taha Hussein Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired, which belongs to Department of specialized library services, presents its “Summer Activities” programme. For full information go to
Taha Hussein Library-Bibliotheca Alexandrina Facebook page.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 4 August, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.