Binti Band: From Belgium to Egypt

Music, singing and dancing has become part of Egypt’s heritage and has been in the lives of its residents since ancient times, playing a...

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...

SoFar: Songs From A Living Room

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

Zaki Ibrahim – South Africa

22 May, El Genaina Theater, 20 LE Zaki is a singer and musician whose work is a blend of R&B, Jazz and Soul music. She...

Kathak Dance Recital – Part of India By the Nile Film Festival

April 6 at Alexandria Opera House April 8 at Cairo Opera HouseMarami Medhi is a young, dynamic and accomplished danseuse from Assam, India. A...

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

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

Nawal – The Comoros Islands

18 May, El Genaina Theater,8 pm, 20 LE Asinger and musician whose work draws on traditional influences of the popular and spiritual music of the...

An Experimental Band that meshes Folklore with Western Electro

Egyptian Project is the name of an experimental band that meshes folkloric music from the deepest Egyptian tradition and the Western electro-music and trip-hop beats. It is a joint venture between a French city like Nantes and the Egyptian capital Cairo, between elder Egyptian musicians and younger French ones, between primordial rituals and a modern soul.

Spartacus Ballet at the Cairo Opera House

February 21st & 23rd - 26thPerformed by the Cairo Opera Ballet and Cairo Opera HouseSpartacus, or Spartak, is a ballet by Aram Khachaturian (1903–1978)....

The Kanud: A Hybrid Digital Instrument

Merging two classic string instruments of Arabic music, The Kanud not only brings together traditional elements from both the ‘oud’ and the ‘kanun’, but...

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