​Hungary’s Feledi dance company performs at the Cairo Opera House

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 13 Feb 2024

Feledi dance company
Feledi dance company


Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373 

Thurs 15, 8pm: A classical Arab music night features Mohamed El-Tokhy

Fri 16, 8pm: Ahmed Salem gives a classical Arab music concert. 

Sun 18, 8pm: Abdel-Wahab songs performed by the National Arab Music ensemble 

Thurs 22, 8pm: Oud recital by Hazem Shahin



Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 8pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 8pm: “Alaragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.



Cairo Opera House

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

Main Hall

Thurs 15, 8pm: A Valentine Day’s gala by the Cairo Opera Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra, conducted by maestro Ahmed Farrag

Fri 16, 8pm: A Valentine Day’s celebration by the National Arab Music ensemble. 

Sat 17, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra

Sun 18, 8pm: A Valentine Day’s celebration by the Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab music ensemble.

Mon 19, 8pm: Liszt Fest performance presented by Mupa Budapest, as a joint event with the Hungarian Feledi dance company. Founded by dancer, choreographer and director Janos Feledi, the company is characterized by advanced technical skills, superb artistic and performative presence, and energy. His choreographies are marked by a creative formal vocabulary, unique combination of classical ballet movements and the elements of modern and contemporary dance.   

Wed 21 and Thurs 22, 8pm: Pianist Omar Khairat and his orchestra.  

Small Hall

Thurs 15, 8pm: A chamber music concert by Mahmoud El-Batran

Fri 16, 8pm: Clarinet Quartet features Mohamed Hamdy and the Cairo Opera Chamber Music Groups. 

Sun 18, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Chamber Music Groups features Shady Hanna.   

Tues 20, 8pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.



Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 

Thurs 22, Fri 23, Sat 24 8pm: Forsan Al Sharq for Heritage troupe performs Al Nadaha show, choreographed and directed by Ragwa Hamed.  



Al-Ghouri Caravansary 
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat and Wed, 7.30pm).




1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878 

Every Tuesday, 8pm: Mawawil features vocalists Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.

Every Wednesday, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.



Al-Manara International Conference Centre

Al-Manara Arena, New Cairo

Fri 16, 5pm, doors open 3.30pm: Amr Diab’s highly anticipated winter concert and album launch, featuring all the beloved tracks, promises to be a memorable and eagerly awaited event for fans. The combination of his iconic songs and the excitement of a new album is sure to make it a special experience.



Rawabet Art Space

5 Hussien El-Meaamar St. ext. of Mahmoud Bassiouny St, from Talaat Harb Square, Downtown

Sun 18, 8pm: WKND CMDY, a hilarious stand-up comedy show. 

Mon 19, 8pm: The Neveen Allouba Vocal Academy presents its annual Valentine performance. Scenes from Broadway Musicals and others will be presented by the talented students of the Academy.



Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel 01000 068 159

Fri 16, 8pm: A night of electrifying music with ROKN, one of the rising rock bands in Egypt. ROKN will perform their original tracks and new songs as well, showcasing their diverse influences and styles.

Thurs 22, 8pm: Jazz in Arabic by Sarah Morgan.  

The Spot mall, infront of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo

Thurs 15 and Thurs 22, 8pm: Karaoke night. 

Sat 17, 9pm: Stand-up comedy show by Hamza Bahaa

Sun 18, 9pm: OZMA a stand-up comedy show with comedians:
Hatem El-Sokkary, Mohamed Amgad, Ezzat Essam, Amr Mattar, and Laila Khaled

Wed 21, 8pm: Karaoke night.



El Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448 

River Hall

Thurs 15, 7pm: Tareeq (road) and Ghenwtna (our song) bands.

Fri 16, 3.30 and 7pm: An evening of poetry and music by poet Amr Hassan

Thurs 22, 8pm: Ayamna El Helwa band, conducted by Mohamed Othman.  

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 15, 7.30pm: El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show celebrates Valentine’s Day performing a number of love songs by Egypt’s much-loved old singers.  

Fri 16, 8pm: 

Sat 17, 7pm: Casino Badeaa singing concert. 

Word Hall

Thurs 22, 8pm: Stand-up comedy show Konafa cN



Theatro Arkan

Arkan Plaza, El-Sheikh Zayed, Giza Governorate

Thurs 15, 8pm: A cozy night of a combination of passionate dreamy music features singer Nouran Abu Taleb.

Sat 17, 8pm: Oud recital by Saad El-Oud.  





Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) 

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Thurs 15, 8pm: A concert by Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing.

Thurs 22, 8pm: Sound Track, led by Mohamed Barakat.   

Fri 23, 8pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band. 



Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Main Hall 

Fri16, 7pm: Sufi chanting concert by Abu Shaar Brothers troupe. 

Thurs 22, 7pm: A concert by Bandetta band.  

Small Hall 

Thurs15, 7pm: Oud recital by Saad Eloud

Fri 23, 7pm: Singing recital by Aly Alalfy

* A version of this article appears in print in the 15 February, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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