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Current issue | Issue 1396, (31 May - 6 June 2018)
Thursday,21 February, 2019
Issue 1396, (31 May - 6 June 2018)

Ahram Weekly

Al-Mawlawiya Al-Masreya

Al-Hadra troupe

Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Salebiya St, Al-Khalifa district, Tel 02 2514 2581

Thurs 31, 9.30pm: A concert remembers the old icons of Ramadan.

Tues 5, 9.30pm: Al-Enshad Al-Dini (religious chanting) School troupe concert.


Beit Al-Aini

Imam Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque,next to

Beit Al-Harrawi, Tel 02 2514 2990

Mon 4, 9.30pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet) show and a concert for children and people with special abilities.


Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391
Every Sunday, 9.30pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 9.30pm: “Al-Aragouz 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.
Thurs 31, 9.30pm: Munshid (religious chanter) Zein Mahmoud and his troupe.    

Sat 2, 9.30pm: Religious chanting by Sheikh Gamal Salem.

Mon 4, 9.30pm: A concert features Munshid (religious chanter) Sheikh Gouda.   

Tues 5, 9.30pm: Religious chanting by Sheikh Ihab Younis.  

Wed 6, 9.30pm: The National Centre for Theatre, Music and Folk Arts singing concert.

Al-Mawlawiya Al-Masreya (The Egyptian Mawlawiya)

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

Open-Air Theatre

Thurs 31, 9.30pm: Vocalist Dina Al-Wedidi and her band.

Fri 1, 9.30pm: Contemporary Egyptian songs by Basata band.

Sat 2, 9.30pm: Al-Mawlawiya Al-Masreya (The Egyptian Mawlawiya) troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi songs and dances.

Sun 3, 9.30pm: Wust Al-Balad band performs contemporary Egyptian songs.  

Mon 4, 9.30pm: Singer Medhat Saleh, accompanied by maestro Amr Selim band.

Tues 5, 9.30pm: Al-Ganoubi (The Southern) band performs Nubian songs.

Wed 6, 9.30pm: Munshid (religious chanter) Ali Al-Helbawi and his band.

Thurs 7, 9.30pm: Sufi chanter Sheikh Yassine Al-Tohamy, together with pianist Fathi Salama.  

Small Hall

Thurs 31, 9.30pm: A concert by Palestine Folk and Traditional Arts troupe.

Sat 2 June, 9.30pm: A folk dance show from Sudan.

Sun 3, 9.30pm: A concert organised by Armenia Embassy.  


The Cultural Park

Al-Sayeida Zeinab district

Mon 4, 11pm: Forga Show band presents its last show in Ramadan.  


Darb 1718

Kasr El Shamaa St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2741 3053/ 0109 3766188

Thurs 31, 9.30pm: Vocalist Mohamed Basheer’s musical inspirations are inspired by the heritage of Ja’ffary culture and arts in Upper Egypt.

Fri 1 June, 9.30pm: Noha Fekry Jazz Quartet.

Sat 2, 9.30pm: Best of Al Hezb El Comedy Open Mic.

Thurs 7, 9.30pm: Sudanese singer and percussionist Asia Medani presents Sudanese folklore in all Sudan and African rhythm in general.





French Cultural Institute

Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800

Fri 1 June, 8.30-10pm: The French Cultural Institute, in collaboration with Mahatat for Contemporary Art, presents the closing event of Ramadan shows with the Sound and Light show and the recital of  “Qasidat Al-Burda”, a poem praising Prophet Mohamed (P.B.U.H) in both classical and colloquial Arabic by Sufi chanter Dalia Younis.


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, Mon, Tues and Wed, 9.30pm).


Al-Ghouri Dome

111 Al-Azhar St, Al-Ghouriya, Tel 02 2506 0227

Thurs 31, 9.30pm: The Opera Company for Al-Enshad Al-Dini troupe, conducted by maestro Alaa Abdel-Salam in a programme of religious songs.

Fri 1, 9.30pm: The House of Oud Orchestra concert.

Sat 2, 9.30pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a programme of classical Arab songs. 

Sun 3, 9.30pm: "A Message of Peace" concert, led by artist Intesar Abdel-Fattah offers a rich programme of spiritual songs by troupes from Egypt and other Arab countries.


SaadZaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 02 2792 0878
Every Monday: (fixed event) Zikr and Sufi night.
Every Tuesday, 9.30pm (doors open at 9pm and reservations is canceled at 7.30pm): Mawawil and Gamalat Shiha present traditional music of the Nile Delta; Nubian Fadeka music and songs with Aragid, featuring Saleh Abbass and Farah Al-Masri; traditional Sudanese music and songs performed by Queen of Henna Settouna; Al-Jaafra music played by musicians from Aswan; Nass Makan (People from Makan) and Sanet perform traditional music from Eritrea.
Every Wednesday, 9.30pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm SamehUmm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab

Mon 4 June, 6-10.30pm: The monthly programme of Garas El-Fosha for Psychological Support offers a special musical and singing programme featuring singer Dina El-Wedidi, lute player Haitham Ebeed,
Nay Flute and clarinet player Ahmed Momtaz, Sufi singer Amr Yakan, Lebanese singer Sam. In addition to Ramadan Quiz by Slimming dance workshop instructor Ola Salem and a pantomime show by actor, mime and pantomime Amr Abdel-Aziz (For reservations: 01024460906).


El Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music

30 A El-Balaqsa St, Abdeen, Downtown. Tel 011 50995354

Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts

Thurs 31, 9pm: Mazamer El-Nile band performs folk traditional songs from Upper Egypt. 


The National Centre for Theatre, Music and Folk Arts

9 Hassan Sabry St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 9387

Sat 2 June, 10pm: Folk songs by Nogoum Al-Saad troupe.

Sun 3, 11pm: Semsemiya Lovers troupe performs folk songs on the semsemiya musical instrument.


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

Fri 18 May-15 June, 7- 9pm & 9pm-2am: With Khan Al Sakia, experience a new spirit of Ramadan. Khan El Sakia presents you live performances: El Sakia puppet theatre (Chanting, singing and comedy clips), seminars (10 minutes, open discussion) and you can watch your favourite Ramadan series on the Culturewheel screens.
You can enjoy a smoke free environment and get the chance to play many kinds of challenging and fun games like chess, Domino and Backgammon.

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 31, 9.30pm: Fabrica band members will perform songs of Al Leila Al Kebira famous operetta in an oriental Egyptian spirit.

Fri 1 June, 9.30pm: Al-Hadra troupe performs Sufi and religious songs.

Sat 2, 9.30pm: Stand-up comedy show by Ali Qandil.

Tues 5, 9.30pm: Contemporary Egyptian songs by Yalla Neghany (Let’s Sing) band.

Wed 6, 9.30pm: Classic songs, progressive rock and blues by 

Andromida band.  


Russian Cultural Centre

127 Tahrir St, Dokki Metro Station, Giza, Tel 02 3760 6371

Tchaikovsky Theatre

Thurs 31, 9.30pm: Celebrating the participation of the Egyptian Football Team in the World Cup in Russia, flautist Rania Yehia, together with her band and children Farida and Yehia will perform oriental and western compositions by the likes of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. 


Talaat Harb Cultural Centre

1 Al-Sayeda Nafisa St, Zeinhom, Infront of Fathi Sorour Compound, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174

Tues 5, 9.30pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet) show and a concert for children and people with special abilities.





Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Main Hall

Thurs 31, 9pm: Al-Mawlawiya Al-Masreya (The Egyptian Mawlawiya) troupe, led by Sufi chanter Amer Al-Toni performs Sufi songs and dances.

Sat 2 June, 9pm: Ghenwa Children Choir Concert, led by 

choir master Ghenwa Ahmed.

Small Hall

Fri 1, 9pm: Arts School Oriental Singing Class and Ibn Al-Balad band concert, under the supervision of Mohamed Hosny.  

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