Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1429, (7 - 13 February 2019)
Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Issue 1429, (7 - 13 February 2019)

Ahram Weekly

Don’t miss astrologer Dan Furst’s talk at Diwan Bookstore

The American University in Cairo

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall

New Cairo campus, Room 2175, Tel 02 2615 2694

Thurs 14, 1-2pm: The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations features Pascal Held, assistant professor at the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, for its Valentine’s Day Special Qahwa and Kalam lunch hour talk. He will be speaking on “Reflections of Love in Hafez’s poetry.” 


Amir Bashtak Palace

Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187

Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the Arab Singing House students. 


Amir Taz Palace

27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581                                                                                  

Every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 1-3pm: Playing on musical instruments workshop for ages from 10 to 18 years 

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 4pm: The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir. 

Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 4pm: Theatre and declamation workshop. 


Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)

Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 4-9pm: Oud classes given by the oud professors of the Arab Oud House. 

Every Saturday and Thursday, 3-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for advanced students by professor Ahmed Youssef                        

Every Saturday, 5-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for beginners by Elham Al-Hajj.


Cairo Opera House

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

Small Hall

Wed 13, 8pm: A public seminar on the dialogue of cultures. 


Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre

1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103

Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts. 


The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)

Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2514 2990 

Every Sunday and Wednesday, 10-12pm: A workshop on works on art, supervised by Hala Anwar

Every Wednesday, 1-3pm: Drawing workshop by Doaa Fathi

Every Monday and Wednesday, 11-1pm: Miscellaneous activities for children. 


Diwan Bookstore 

105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Tel 02 2690 8184/85

Sat 9, 6pm: Meet Dan Furst, author, astrologer, ceremonial artist and student of hermetic disciplines, in his talk and signing of his book The Rain on the Nile: Isis and Osiris, and Ancient Egyptian Medicine Theatre. Furst is also there for three days to do private astrocartography reading, the science of locational astrology maps that illustrate your most- and least-likely places to fulfill your goals and dreams or astrology charts reading from Sunday 10 to Tuesday 12 February so make sure to book your appointments. His talk will cover some of Egypt’s great sacred medicine sites, and he will read scenes from the play, and will sing pieces of ancient Egyptian sacred music. 


French Cultural Institute

Heliopolis, Masr Al-Gedida, Tel 02 2417 4824 

Mon 11, 7.30pm: “Together to Explore the Heritage of Rural Areas in Egypt”, a seminar held as part of the project “Heritage of Egypt in French”. It introduces Zohra Merabet and Sandrine Gamblin from the “North-South Exchange Consultants”. They will present their project on rural development and responsible tourism to highlight the cultural heritage of Badrashin area.

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre
Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Saturday, 12pm: Drawing, artistic and leather handicrafts workshop, conducted by Heba Samir.  

Every Sunday, 1pm: A candle making workshop, supervised by Dalia Al-Sherbini.  

Every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am: artistic and skills development workshops for people with special abilities, supervised by Alham Aalian

Every Thursday, 1pm: Oil painting workshop, supervised by Dalia Al-Sherbini

Every Sunday and Wednesday, 3.30pm: Arab calligraphy, trash recycling and ceramic faience workshops given by Sondos Mohamed Ali.  

Every Monday and Wednesday, 4-6.30pm: Classical Arab singing workshop. 

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