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Current issue | Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)
Monday,19 November, 2018
Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)

Ahram Weekly

The Mexican folkloric group of Yaocuauhtli Ballet and Mariachi Garibaldi

The Mexican folkloric group of Yaocuauhtli Ballet and Mariachi Garibaldi
The Mexican folkloric group of Yaocuauhtli Ballet and Mariachi Garibaldi

Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373

Thurs 13, 8pm: Singer Rehab Omar in a classical Arab singing concert.

Fri 14, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.  

 

Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2591 3391
Every Sunday, 7.30pm: 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, 8.30pm: “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 6, 7.30pm: Shwayat Fan (some art) band.

 

Cairo Opera House

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

Main Hall

Thurs 13, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble, conducted by  performs songs.

Sat 15, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra concert.

Mon 17 and Tues 18, 8pm: Pianist Omar Khairat and his orchestra.

Open-Air Theatre

The 25th Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre (10-21 September).

Small Hall

The 25th Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre (10-21 September).

 

Darb 1718

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

“Mazzika x El Sat7”, a monthly musical night held on Darb 1718

roof. Our special musical nights will present a unique experience embodied in the type of music performed, the ambiance and the limited number of seats.

Thurs 13, 8.30pm: The duo of flute and violin Fayrouz Kaddal and Daniel Merrill combines traditionally melodic instrumentation of flute and violin, and their music is inspired by Nubian, Oriental and British musical traditions. Utilizing extended techniques on their instruments they create a distinctively intimate music exploring the couples unique and varied roots. The duo is accompanied by the magical percussion playing of Bouda, on the tabla and duff and Wesam, on riq and duff. 

Fri 14, 8.30pm: Sada That band ​ features jazz singer Hany Mustafa.

French Cultural Institute

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

Thurs 13, 7pm: Singer Caroline Montier sings the love songs of Barbara Amoureuse, accompanied by piano. 

 

El Genaina Theatre
Al-Azhar Park, Salah Salem Road, Darassa, Tel 02 2362 5057

Sat 22, 8.30: Hawas band.

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, and Wed, 7.30pm).

 

Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

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

Wed 19, 8pm: On the occasion of the National Day of Mexico and within the framework of reinforcing the cultural relations with Egypt, the Mexican folkloric group of Yaocuauhtli Ballet and Mariachi Garibaldi will be presenting two concerts. For the first time in Egypt, a Mexican group of 30 artists will present a show that fuses music, dance and singing reflecting Mexican cultural diversity. During their visit, the aforementioned artists will also participate in a dance workshop with the dancers of the Egyptian dance group Forsan El Sharq Heritage. The referred tour is organized by the Embassy of Mexico, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture and the Opera House.

Thurs 20, 8pm: The Arab Music Heritage Ensemble in a repertoire of classical Arab songs.

 

Loft Gallery

12 Sayed Al-Bakri St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736  6931/ 0122 2276680

Fri 14, 8pm (Free entry): Under the supervision of the guitarist Mohamed El-Sayed, “The Night of Composers: Spiritual Echoes Inspired by the Roots” concert will feature Egyptian composers Diaa Khair Allah, Mohamed Karim and Mohamed Al-Sayed. In turn, they will be accompanied by flutist Mustafa Rashad, bass guitarist Ahmed Anwar, Bibo on oud and pianist Shady Sherif.

 

Makan
Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 02 2792 0878
Every Monday: (fixed event) Zikr and Sufi night.
Every Tuesday, 8pm (doors open at 7.30pm 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, 8pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher, featuring Umm SamehUmm Hassan and Nour Al-Sab

 

El Mastaba Centre for Egyptian Folk Music

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

Al Dammah Theatre for Free Arts

Thurs 13, 9pm: A concert features Al Kaff Al Aswani band, led by the singer Mahmoud Al-Edfawi.

 

Must Opera House

Al-Motamayez District, next to Dar Al Fouad Hospital, 6th of October City, Giza, Tel 01094444273/4/5 – 16828

Thurs 13, 8pm: A singing recital by Medhat Saleh.

 

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 14 , 8.30pm: Munshid (religious chanter) Ali Al-Helbawi.

Sat 15, 1pm: Heunicon is the biggest event for Cosplay to take place in Egypt. It doesn't only care about Cosplays, but it also cares for Anime, manga, comics lovers, card games lovers, gamers. In addition to caring about talents, as long as they're related to Anime, comics, or games. This year, Heunicon presents you a very special cosplay which will be 3 meters high, and its weight is going to be so unexpected.. and it will MOVE! For the first time in Egypt and the Arab world, the one and the only Mazinger is being prepared with the highest quality to be shown in the coming event.

Mon 17, 8pm: Sheikh Emam songs performed by Al-Awela Balady band.  

Tues 18, 8pm: A poetic concert features poet and oud player Ahmed Hassan.

Wed 19, 8pm: Musion band, led by Mohamed Ibrahim.

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 13, 7pm: El-Sawy Culturewheel Puppet Theatre show revives and performs songs of late iconic singer and composer Mohamed Abdel-Wahab.   

Fri 14, 7pm: After long absence, singer Salah Begato is back to the stage of the Culturewheel in a live concert.

Sat 15, 8pm: Sufi chanter Mahmoud Al-Tohami performs Sufi and religious chants.   

Sun 16, 7.30pm: Oriental and folk songs by Welad Haretna (Sons of Our Lane) band.

Tues 18, 8pm: Al-Hour band performs religious chants.   

Thurs 20, 8pm: Bahgaga band, a vocal-musical band performs joyful songs, and contemporary comic monologues.

 

 

 

ALEXANDRIA

 

Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)

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

Thurs 13, 8pm: Alexandria Sporting Club’s Sayed Darwish Choir performs the late artist’s songs.

Fri 14, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing, conducted by maestro Abdel-Hamid Abdel-Ghaffar commemorates the 25th anniversary of the death of composer Baligh Hamdy and the 35th anniversary of the death of singer Fayza Ahmed playing a number of their much-loved songs.

Sun 16, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Company performs the world's greatest musicals and famous light songs featuring pianist Greig Martin in a concert directed by Hazem Tayel.

Tues 18, 8pm: On the occasion of the National Day of Mexico and within the framework of reinforcing the cultural relations with Egypt, the folkloric group of Yaocuauhtli Ballet and Mariachi Garibaldi will be presenting two concerts.  

 

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

Main Hall

Thurs 20, 8pm: A symphonic concert presented by the BA Orchestra and BA Youth Orchestra, conducted by maestro Sherif Mohieddin and featuring violinist Hassan Sharara in a programme of works by Beethoven, Mozart, and Rossini.

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