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The September Guide for Events in Cairo

The September Guide for Events in Cairo

Over the last few weeks,
our schedules have been jam-packed with many exciting events in Cairo, which ranged from
the Mawaweel Festival at Darb 1718 to the amazing concerts at Beit Al Harawi
and Genaina Theatre. We’ve stuffed our faces, had our fill of tannoura dancing,
and are ready to get back into that Cairo
night time groove!

Following the Eid
weekend, September’s events are no exception to all of the opportunities that we
have in Cairo
to go out and enjoy ourselves. Check out the highlighted events below and see
what tickles your fancy this month.

September 8th -11th: For the rest of this month, Zamalek Art
Gallery is exhibiting a
collection titled Masterpieces
Exhibit VIII,
featuring works by prestigious artists including Farouk Hosny
and Emad Ibrahim. Local favourites Masters at Funk will bring some Latin house grooves to Cairo Jazz Club on
Saturday the 11th, so grab a few friends and celebrate Eid in style. Also on
the 11th, DJ Karlos Tadros and DJ Richard R will spin their beats at Stiletto
for Shake your Jilloz. If you happen to be in Gouna, party down with JES at
Mangroovy beach via Tazkarty.

September 12th-18th: The Cairo Opera House Ballet Company and Ensemble present El
Leila El Kebira
at the Cairo Opera House from the 13th to the 15th with
three separate performances. Ali Abdel Mohsen’s A
Voice from the Clouds
is sure to set your imagination reeling and is showing
at Darb 1718 until the 20th. On the 16th, the Urban Preachers will take the stage at Cairo Jazz Club with a little funk
and soul, while Salalem
wraps up the weekend at El Sawy Culturewheel on the 17th with some funky
Egyptian grooves.

September 19th-25th: Take a peek at Lotfy Abou Sariya’s latest exhibit titled Colours
of Civilization
at the Picasso Art gallery which starts on the 19th. Also on
the 19th is the latest photography exhibit by Ahmed Kamel at Mashrabia in Downtown Cairo. La Revancha Del Tango ballet will perform on Gomhouria Theatre on the 19th. On
the 22nd, DJ Amr Hosny will spin his latest beats at Cairo Jazz Club for Boogie
Wednesday, so remember to bring your dancing shoes. At El Sawy Culturewheel, enjoy
a unique blend of Andalucian music byYorka
and Abdel Moneim
on the 23rd. For a classy night out on the town, check out
the Cairo Symphony Orchestra on the 25th. Also on the 25th, international opera legend Andrea Bocelli will perform live at the Giza Pyramids; so don’t miss out on this
amazing opportunity.

September 26th-30th: Fresh off their new
video clip (which premiered on al Kahera Wal Nas during Ramadan) popular local
acoustic rock band Digla will take the stage at the Cairo Jazz Club for
another performance on the 28th. Across the bridge that night, the Rasayel Sayed Darwish Group will
bring classical music to El Sawy Culturewheel. At Mashrabia Gallery, Ahmed
Kamel’s latest photography exhibit is displayed, while
a Collective
Exhibit
at Khan Al Maghraby in Zamalek will display works by Egyptian
artists including Hany Mandour and Salah Taher until the 30th. A five-act comedic
opera, the Marriage of Figaro Opera will be performed at
the Cairo Opera House on the 26th and 27th. Launching on the 30th, the Third Mediterranean Urban Culture Gathering will
kick off at El Genaina Theatre with a night of hip-hop music, and will continue
throughout the first week of October with interesting performances.

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