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Don't miss Sudanese singer Asia Madani's concert at Cervantes Institute
Published in Ahram Online on 15 - 06 - 2021

The Culture Ministry applies all precautionary and preventive measures with daily sterilization of the theatres in order to ensure the safety of the public, artists and workers.

Arab Music Institute
22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373
Fri 18, 8pm: The Egyptian Opera Groups for chamber music concert.
Sun 20, 8pm: Religious chants performed by Al-Enshad Al-Dini (religious chanting) troupe.


Beit Al-Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7pm: 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, 7pm: "Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel" (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat.

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Fountain Theatre
Sun 20, 8pm: Oriental jazz by Yehia Khalil and his band.
Mon 21, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra on stage with Boughdadi Big band.
Garden of the Cairo Opera House
Thurs 24, 8pm: For this new edition of the Music Festival, the French Cultural Institute invited international mezzo-soprano Farrah Dibany for an open-air orchestral concert at the Cairo Opera House. She will perform songs by Dalida, Fayrouz, Asmahan and classical repertoire.
Main Hall
Thurs 17, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music Ensemble.
Fri 18, 8pm: The opening concert of "Egyptian-Russian Year of Humanitarian Cooperation" features Beriozka, the State Academic Choreographic Ensemble of Russia.
Sat 19, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.
Tues 22 to Fri 25, 8pm: The Cairo Opera Ballet Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra perform Romeo and Juliet ballet.
Small Hall
Fri 25, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.


Cervantes Institute
20 Boulos Hanna St, Dokki, Tel 02 3760 1746
The Cervantes Institute in Cairo organises artistic shows, mixing music and poetry, under the title "Weeks in the Garden" in its garden every Wednesday throughout the month of June, in the presence of a number of ambassadors. With the application of the necessary health measures and rules of social distancing, "Weeks in the Garden" will see the participation of a number of bands, as well as reading poetry excerpts from Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Cuba, Peru, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Bolivia, Colombia and Portugal translated into Arabic.
The Garden
Wed 23, 6.30-9pm: Sudanese folk songs by singer Asia Madani and her band.


Al-Ghouri Caravansary
Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat and Wed, 7pm).


Al-Gumhouriya Theatre
12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707
Thurs 17 and Wed 23, 8pm: The Talents Development Centre concert.
Fri 18, 8pm: A concert of compositions by late composer Baligh Hamdy.
Sun 20 and Mon 21, 8pm: Deeper than it looks on a Surface show performed by the Modern Dance Theatre Company.
Thurs 24, 8pm: A concert of compositions by the late composer Mohamed Almogui.


Italian Cultural Institute
Egyptian choreographer and contemporary dancer Hazem Headar is producing an original performance inspired by Federico Fellini and his masterpiece "Roma". Through the vitality of Fellini's imagination embodied by the city of Rome, a group of young Egyptian dancers, led by Headar will interpret during five performances the analogies that connect Rome to Cairo. The videos of the performances, shot in different locations, both indoor and outdoor, will investigate the importance of public spaces during the current pandemics and our day-to-day relation with the pulsing energy of the city. Videos will be available on the IIC social channels and website in June.
The collaboration with Makan (the Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts) continues online in June. Egyptian musicians will virtually meet Italian counterparts in order to create synergies in the field of traditional and folk music.

Mall of Arabia
6 October City
Thurs 17 and Fri 18, doors open 6.30pm concert starts 8.30pm: MBC Group presents for the first time the legendary Abdel-Halim Hafez hologram that will kick off in Cairo after the great success in Dubai opera, in an exhilarating experience for fans, as hologram technology will be used to bring Halim back to the stage with a full 90-minutes concert. Guests will also enjoy seeing some of Halim's precious collectibles displayed in the foyer area at Mall of Arabia New Theater, New Extension, Gate 11.


Room Art Space & Café
10 Etehaad Al Mohamin St, Garden City, Tel 01000 681539
Sat 19, 8pm: Enjoy all Cat Stevens famous hits performed by kArkAdAn band.
Sun 20, 8pm: Karaoke night.
Thurs 24, 9pm: A jazzy night with Rana Haggag and her band.
New Cairo, The Spot Mall
Thurs 17, 9pm: Gaby Bishara performs live paying tribute to the one and only, Frank Sinatra.
Fri 18, 8pm: A concert by The Sinatras and Nightshift.
Sat 19, 8pm: Enjoy a special oriental singing and oud night.
Mon 21, 9pm: Singing recital by Rowan Maher.
Tues 22, 9pm: Guitarist Sherif Mostafa and his group.


Salaheddin Citadel
Salah Salem Rd, Mokattam, Cairo, Tel 02 2512 1735
Bea'r Youssef Theatre
The 8th International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts
Fri 18, 8pm: The closing ceremony of the festival features an international workshop gathering all troupes from all countries performing together under the supervision of artist Intesar Abdel-Fattah. The 8th round of the festival, founded by artist Intesar Abdel-Fattah, is held in cooperation with the Dialogue Foundation for the Arts of People's Cultures.


El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)
River Hall
Thurs 17, 4pm and 8pm and Fri 18, 4pm and 8pm: Sharmoofers band.
Sat 19, 7.30pm: A concert features Mashrou' Rouh.
Sun 20, 7pm: Grama Fann band.
Mon 21, 7pm: Religious chanting by Mawlay ensemble.
Tues 22, 8pm: Oud recital by Micheal Onsi.
Wed 23, 7.30pm: Classical Arab music concert features singer Ismail Sadek.
Thurs 24, 7pm: The Drummers band.
Word Hall
Sat 19, 6pm: A singing recital by Abdallah Amer.


ALEXANDRIA
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Mon 21, 8pm: A concert by Alexandria Opera Strings Orchestra.
Thurs 24, 8pm: Alexandria Opera Company for Arab Music and Singing.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Conference Centre Main Hall
Thurs 17, 8pm: Saad Al'oud in a solo oud recital.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 17 June, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly


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