Friday,24 May, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1435, (21 - 27 March 2019)
Friday,24 May, 2019
Issue 1435, (21 - 27 March 2019)

Ahram Weekly

Don’t miss the signing ceremony of Sara Hagras’s book, Akhbar Sara at Diwan Bookstore

Sara Hagras’s book, Akhbar Sara
Sara Hagras’s book, Akhbar Sara

The American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus 

Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Room PO85

Sunday 24, 1-2pm: “Comparing US and Egyptian Refugee Policy”, a lecture by Karen Jacobsen, Henry J. Leir Professors in Global Migration, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and the Friedman School of Nutrition, Tufts University.


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 27, 7pm: Celebrating the International Women's Day, the opera salon will features female Arab creators: writer Sahar Al-Mogui from Egypt, Syrian singer Siham Ibrahim and Yemeni writer Shaza Al-Khatib.  


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. 


Cervantes Institute 

20 Boulos Hanna St, Dokki, Tel 02 3760 1746

Thurs 21, 4-6pm: The Monthly Reading Club. In March, the Institute will offer readings of the work of contemporary writers from Basque country, Spain. 

Thurs 28, 4-5.30pm: Meeting in the Garden. The Institute will introduce you to the guest of March, the security man in the Spanish embassy who will speak about the duties of the security department at the embassy.   


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

Tivoli Dome, Sheikh Zayed, Al-Bustan Sq, Tel 012 74883006

Sat 23, 7pm: Signing Sara Hagras’s book, Akhbar Sara (Good News) in cooperation with Nahdat Misr Publishing House.  


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. 


Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Mon 25 March to Sun 7 April 2019: “The fifteenth round of the Alexandria International Book Fair” organised by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in cooperation with The General Egyptian Book Organization (GEBO) and The Egyptian Publishers Association. This year’s guest of honour is The Institute of Arabic Manuscripts. 

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