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Current issue | Issue 1211, (28 August - 3 September 2014)
Friday,26 April, 2019
Issue 1211, (28 August - 3 September 2014)

Ahram Weekly


Beit Al-Sehemi

Al-Gamaliya, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Muaaz St, Tel 2591 3391

Every Sunday, 8pm: 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, 8pm: A performance by clowns in Al Muiz Street, entitled; Al Aragouz Wa Khayal Al Zel (The Shadow Puppet & Qarakoz show) We Will Come Right to the Audience…Free Theatre." The show is presented by Wamda groupfor Shadow Puppets and Qarakoz, directed by Nabil Bahgat.


Cairo Opera House

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

*Open-Air Theatre

Thur 28, 8pm: Rehab Omar and her band.

Fri 29, 8pm: Oshaq Al-Nagham band features singer Reem Kamal.

Sat 30, 8pm: Konoz troupe, led by Mahmoud Darwish.

Sun 31, 8pm: Sahr Al-Sharq (charm of the Orient) troupe features singer Bilal Al-Sheikh

Mon 1, 8pm: Al-Ahlam band.

Tue 2, 8pm: Nogoum Al-Tarab (stars of singing) band features Mustafa Ahmed

Wed 3, 8pm: Harpist Manal Mohieddin.


Cairo Jazz Club

197, 26th July St, Agouza. Tel 3345 9939

Thur 28, 9.30pm: Munkee Bizness followed by The Cadillacs

Fri 29, 9.30pm: DJ Hussein Fahmi and DJ Miesh.

Sat 30, 9.30pm: Us Wa Lazq band.

Sun 31, 9.30pm: Jazzist Eleonora Iannotta.


Al-Ghouri Caravansary

Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Moaiz St with Al-Azhar, Tel 2514 7475 every Sat, Mon & Wed, (8pm, free admission)

Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music.



1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878

Every Tuesday, 9pm (Doors open at 8.30pm): Mawawil features vocalists Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.

Every Wednesday, 9pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm 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

Thur 28, 9pm: NubNour band presents traditional Nubian music, dances, and songs.


Salaheddin Citadel Complex

Salah Salem Rd, Tel 2512 1735

*Al-Mahka I Theatre

The 23rd Salaheddin Citadel Festival for Music and Singing

Thur 28, 8pm: Basata band.

Fri 29, 8pm: Salalem band/Manal.

Sat 30, 8pm: Al-Nour Wa Al-Amal Orchestra.

Mon 1, 8pm: Cairo Festive Orchestra.  

Tue 2, 8pm: Pianist Fathi Salama and his Sharkiat band in a repertoire of east-meets-west compositions. 

Wed 3 , 8pm: Boughdadi Orchestra.

Thur 4, 8pm: Percussionist Nesma Abdel-Aziz plays on marimba. 

*Al-Mahka II Theatre

Thur 28, 8pm: Singer Nadia Mustafa.

Fri 29, 8pm: Pop singer Khaled Selim.

Sat 30, 8pm: Singer Mohamed Al-Helw presents a repertoire of classical Arab songs.

Sun 31, 8pm: Singer Iman Al-Bahr Darwish.   

Mon 1, 8pm: Pop singer Loaai.

Tue 2, 8pm: A classical Arab songs concert features Ali Al-Haggar.

Wed 3, 8pm: Singer Medhat Saleh

Thur 4, 8pm: Shaabi singer Hakim.


El Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

*River Hall

Thur 28, 7.30pm: Hatem Mustafa celebrates the release of his new album.

Fri 29, 7pm: Metal played by Walls of Death band.

*Wisdom Hall

Sun 31, 8.30pm: Taxi band.  




The 12th BA Summer Festival (6 August-2 September)


Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999

*Open-Air Theatre

Thur 28, 8pm: Vocalist Mohamed Mohsen

Sat 30, 8pm: BA Orchestra, conducted by Hisham Gabr plays a collection of the most famous movies sound tracks.

Sun 31, 8pm: The closing ceremony of the festival features Les Petits Chats band.

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