Wekalet El Ghoury

The original center was built in 1504 AD by Sultan Qunsuwah El Ghouri. During the Mamluk era, the Wekalet was one of several trade...

12 Cultural Venues in Ramadan

1. Beit Zeinab Khatoun Hidden in one of the alleys of the old Islamic city; is one of the most remarkable houses that have managed...

What’s in Ramadan for you

This is a good time to attend cultural events that are usually not performed throughout the year, as Ramadan’s performances are rich with Egypt’s...

Artist Profile: AYA METWALLI

by Tanya El Kashef photos courtesy of Aya Metwalli Despite her tens of thousands of followers on Soundcloud and a large fan base in real life,...

Marcel Khalife: “Let Love Work”

By Nourhan TawfikPhotos by Mostafa Abdel Aty   After eight years of absence, prominent Lebanese oud master, singer, composer and songwriter Marcel Khalife returned to Egypt...

SoFar: Songs From A Living Room

by Mostafa Ismail photos courtesy of Mostafa El-Kashef Imagine your three favorite bands are having a concert; now imagine that concert happening in the heart of...

Getting to Know Qusai A.K.A. Don Legend

By Mostafa Ismail Rapper, TV presenter, and music producer Qusai is the Saudi music sensation that has captivated Arab and Western audiences alike for years. ...

Selected Spring 2014 Artists Music/theatre – April 2nd till April 24th

Miss Lira, South African Lira was born in Johannesburg’s East Rand and grew up listening to Miriam Makeba, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Nina Simone....

Cha’bi Music from the Netherlands: The Cairo Liberation Front

By Hadil Hammad  The last thing that comes to mind when you hear about the small town of Tilberg in the Netherlands is Egyptian Cha’bi...

Leila: An Egyptian Musical with a Live Orchestra

Presenting the audience with a mix between singing, dancing and acting, the Arabic musical Leila, directed by Hany Afifi, aims at reviving the theater...

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