Thursday,24 August, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1356, (10 - 16 August 2017)
Thursday,24 August, 2017
Issue 1356, (10 - 16 August 2017)

Ahram Weekly

The 26th Salaheddin Citadel Festival for Music

Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Open-Air Theatre
Thurs 10, 8pm: The Egyptian Mawlawiya troupe, led by Sufi singer Amer Al-Toni, is joined on stage by Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes performing Sufi dances and songs.
Fri 11, 8pm: Farid and Fouad band.   

Cairo Jazz Club
197, 26th July St, Agouza, Tel 02 3345 9939
Thurs 10, 10.30pm: The Meteors Project are flirting with live instruments as well as electronic elements. Gaser will play us one of his infamous electronic sets.
Fri 11, 10pm: Progressive house DJ Zalat and duo Aguizi & Fahim will spin some wild beats.
Sun 13, 10.30pm: Omar Emara & Moataz Said will be serenading you with some great tunes. Danny Malak’s irresistible husky voice and stage presence will then capture your hearts for the rest of the evening.
Mon 14, 10pm: House music by Hisham Zahran. Solo DJs Hafez and Misty.
Tues 15, 10.30pm: Finrod mixes electronic keyboards with dreamy vocals and bass. Telepoetic infuse electronic music with experimental sounds and a ton of post-rock influence with the heavy drums.


Bahgaga band

El Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music
30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354/ 02 2392 6768
Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts
Thurs 10, 9pm: Rango band features top Egyptian-Sudanese musicians performing the musical heritage of Sudan with Hassan Bergamon on the unique rango and singer Essam Tutu. Salaheddin Citadel
Salah Salem Rd, Mokattam, Cairo, Tel 02 2512 1735
The 26th Salaheddin Citadel Festival for Music
Al-Mahka I Theatre
Sat 12, 8pm: Singer Nesma Mahgoub and her band.
Sun 13, 8pm: Said Al-Artist plays on tabla.
Mon 14, 8pm: Fouad and Mounib band.
Tues 15, 8pm: Singer Sabrine Al-Negalai.
Wed 16, 8pm: Life Team band.
Thurs 17, 8pm: Sufi chanting by Al-Hadra troupe.
Al-Mahka II Theatre
Sun 13, 10pm: Singer Ahmed Saad and his band.  
Mon 14, 10pm: Tunisian singer and dancer Ghalia Benali.
Tues 15, 10pm: Religious chanting by Sheikh Yassin Al-Tohami and his band.
Wed 16, 10pm: Singer Riham Abdel-Hakim and her band.
Thurs 17, 10pm: Syrian singer Magd Al-Qassem.

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
River Hall
Sun 13, 7pm: Black Theama band.
Wed 16, 6pm: The Royal Thai Embassy in Cairo will organize the “Cultural Festival of Thailand 2017” in order to promote Thailand through arts and culture. Cultural troupe from Thailand will perform various shows of Thai traditional dances which will give the audience a unique opportunity to enjoy the richness of Thai. There will be booths promoting Thai products and Thai tourism where visitors can get information about Thailand’s tourist destination. Booth activity starts at 6pm while the Thai cultural performance starts at 7.30pm.
Thurs 17, 8pm: Nagham Masry band.
Wisdom Hall
Thurs 10, 6 and 8pm: El Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives the concerts of late diva Um Kolthoum performing two of her best songs.
Fri 11, 8pm: Mostafa Rizk performs Egyptian blues.   
Sat 12, 7.30pm: Vocalist Mustafa Hussein, together with his band mix traditional folk music with Western music through presenting a collection of classical Arab songs.
Sun 13, 7pm: A stand-up comedy show by Walid Abul-Magd.
Tues 15, 7pm: Waslet Samaa band in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.
Wed 16, 8pm: Marco Habib and Friends will perform old and new Egyptian and foreign songs.


The Egyptian Al-Mawlawiya troupe



ALEXANDRIA

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Main Hall
Thurs 10, 8.30pm: Al-Wahag for Ballet and Free Dance Company presents a dance performance, directed and
choreographed by Sherif Al-Guindy.
Fri 11, 8.30pm: A marionette performance, produced by the Arts School.
Sun13, 8.30pm: A dance performance by Palestine National troupe.
Thurs 17, 8.30pm: A music performance by BA Youth Orchestra, conducted by Shady Abdel-Salam.
Open-Air Theatre
Thurs 10, 8.30pm: Tarabi3a band.
Fri 11, 8.30pm: Hisham Kharma.
Sat 12, 8.30pm (Standing): Cairokee band.
Sun 13, 8.30pm (Standing): High Dam band.
Mon 14, 8.30pm: Religious chanter Ali Al-Helbawy.
Tues 15, 8.30pm (Standing): Sefsafa and Meshwar.
Wed 16, 8.30pm: Sufi chanting by Al-Hadra troupe.
Thurs 17, 8.30pm: Fouad and Mounib band.
The Plaza
Fri 11, 4pm: The Family Day 2 presents a clown performance. 

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