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The good ol’ Christmas carols play, and the sleigh bells ring on Christmas day. Santa is planning a visit to your tree, so get in the spirit of the most wonderful time of the year, by stepping out to one of those Christmas parties that are scattered around the capital. Here’s what happening in Cairo on the 25th of December…
Laugh your way through on a special Christmas night with Al Hezb El Comedy, who will be sharing the stage at The Tap West with local band Nour Project. The night kicks off at 9:00 PM and ends at 2:00 AM. For reservations, call 01060000867.
Take over Cairo Jazz Club’s dance floor, and dance to the pop tunes of BubbleGum Kollectiv. Be naughty and save Santa the trip! Doors open from 10:00 PM until 3:00 AM. For reservations, call 01068804764.
Watch the graceful moves of Cairo Opera Ballet Company, as the dancers perform the iconic Nutcracker at Cairo Opera House’s Main Hall. The Company will be accompanied by Cairo Opera Orchestra, who will be bringing Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece to life on Christmas night. The ballet starts on the 25th at 8:00 PM, and it runs till the 29th of December. Tickets are 110LE, 210LE and 310LE. Book yours here.
DJ ANGELO shared the stage with the biggest names in the music business; Skrillex, Diplo, Public Enemy, among others. He is set to take over The Tap East on Christmas night, which also sees DJ AK, with his hip-hop tunes, warming up the night for the much-anticipated “Feel Good Fusion”. Doors open from 10:00 PM until 3:00 AM. For reservations, call 01060000869.
Iraqi musician, Ilham Al Madfai will add Middle Eastern vibes to your Christmas night, as he is set to perform at Cairo Jazz Club, along with Egyptian experimental project, Dokkan. Doors open from 10:30 PM until 3:00 AM. For reservations, call 01008111330.
Slip into a state of joy with the oriental tunes of Nesma Herky on Christmas night, when she will be spreading her jazz fusions, with a side of Nubian and Sudanese influence, at El Sawy Culturewheel. The performance starts at 8:00 PM and ends at 10:00 PM. Tickets are 87LE. Book yours here.
DJs, Ouzo and Sebzz, will be keeping the crowd dazed with a swirl of house tunes on Christmas night at The Tap Maadi. Doors open from 10:00 PM until 3:00 AM. For reservations, call 01060000865.
Merry Christmas Everyone!