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What to Expect From This Weekend in Cairo

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What to Expect From This Weekend in Cairo
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    Cairo 360

    Another long week, another rewarding weekend! Wondering what to do to kickstart the first weekend of December? We’ve got you covered.

    Arts & Culture

    Thursday

    Oum Kalthoum at El Sawy Culturewheel

     

    If you want to spend your Thursday with a major throwback, this one’s for you. Oum Kalthoum is back with a twist; puppets! There’ll be two concerts back to back, each costing EGP 40.

    The first concert starts at 6:00 pm and ends at 8:00 pm, and you can book it here. The second begins at 8:00 pm and ends at 10:00 pm, and you can get your tickets here.

     

    La Vie en Rose Bazaar at Mall of Egypt

    The shopping saga continues! You can enjoy this bazaar at the Mall of Egypt from Thursday, December 2nd until Saturday, December 4th.

    Friday

    Amr Ali’s Exhibition at Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Arts

    Mashrabia Gallery of Contemporary Art hosts the first solo exhibition, “The Cluster Genesis”, for Alexandrian artist Amr Ali. If you’re into digitalisation and visualisation, this exhibition is calling you. Amr Ali creates a world emanated from digital and analogue overlaps.

    43rd Cairo International Film Festival at Cairo Opera House

    Film fanatics, this one’s for you! The 43rd Cairo International Film Festival at Cairo Opera House will be held until December the 5th, where an array of films will be screened.  You can view the schedule for the screenings here.

    Tickets range from EGP 50 to EGP 80. For more information, visit the festival’s page on Facebook.

    Saturday

    VOICE OF THE HEART by Fatima Marzouk at El Sawy Culturewheel

    CID UNESCO certified since 2008, Ballet Fatima is hosting an event at El Sawy Culturewheel, where you can sit back and watch the poetry in motion. The performance starts at 7:00 pm and ends at 9:00 pm, and you can check the tickets out here, starting from EGP 75. 

    Concerts

    Thursday

    Youssra El Hawary at The Greek Campus Downtown – Library Rooftop

    For those who prefer to wind down and end the week on a relaxing note, this multi-talented musician is playing at The Greek Campus Downtown. Youssra El Hawary is an accordionist, vocalist, songwriter, and composer; she’ll definitely knock your socks off!

    The concert is from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and you can visit Tickets Mall to get your EGP 150 tickets.

    Friday

    GOING BIG by Cairokee at Hyde Park, New Cairo

    Cairo’s popular band Cairokee is back with what will surely be a hit concert at Hyde Park New Cairo! Hosted by Tazkarti Events, GOING BIG by Cairokee will be held this Friday, so gear up and get ready to belt out your favourite lyrics this weekend!

    You’ll be jamming along from 8:00 pm till 12:00 am. Doors open at 4:00 pm, and you can book your tickets through this link, or call 15355 for more information.

    Saturday

    Muslim at El Sawy Culturewheel

    Egyptian singer Muslim is here to serenade you this Saturday at El Sawy Culturewheel! Known for his latest releases Kol Eli Fi Alby and Etnaseit from the romantic comedy movie, Arosty, Muslim will be belting out his songs from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

    Hurry and book your ticket through El Sawy Culturwheel’s website.

    Nightlife

    Thursday

    BLITZ at The Tap East

    We’re going back to basics! Rock out this Thursday at the Tap East to Red Hot Chili Peppers songs by BLITZ. Get your weekend started with some good old tunes, and message The Tap East on Facebook to reserve your spot.

    Egyptian Project Acoustic at Cairo Jazz Club

    If you want to experience a different approach to your weekend, Egyptian Project Acoustic got you covered! Tune along to Egyptian folk music with a Sufi twist for a night of tranquillity this Thursday at Cairo Jazz Club from 9:00 pm. 

    To book your spot, message CJC between 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm on their Facebook page.

    Sebastian Leger, Echonomist, Sebzz & Ouzo at Cairo Jazz Club 610

    The jamming never stops, nor should it. So unwind as you listen to Sebastian Leger, Echonomist, and Sebzz & Ouzo at Cairo Jazz Club 610 this Thursday!

    Book your spot and send CJC 610 an email on impulse610@cairojazzclub.com with your name, age, phone number, and Facebook link.

    Friday

    Double Trouble at The Tap East

    Food and music, does it get better than this? A rhetorical question, but the answer is no. This Friday, move along to acoustic classic rock music as you get your delicious lunch fix at The Tap East.

    For reservations, message The Tap East on Facebook.

    Saturday

    Rap Night with Dareen/Moscow/Kubbara at Cairo Jazz Club

    This one is dedicated to all the rap fans! This Saturday, Cairo Jazz Club brings you iconic rappers Dareen, Moscow, and Kubbara, who will surely have you dancing the night away. Book your spot for a great night by sending CJC a message on Facebook. The show starts at 9:00 pm and ends at 1:00 am. 

    Workshops

    Thursday

    Master The Life You Want Workshop at Dusit Thani LakeView

    Personal growth never runs out of trend, and if you’re looking for an opportunity to work on yourself as the new year nears, here it is! Master The Life You Want Workshop will be held this Thursday, December 2nd, until Saturday, December 4th, at Dusit Thani Lakeview. The workshop will be run by trainer and coach Ahmed Hanafi. For more details, visit this link or the website

    Friday

    Photography Workshop by Salma El-Kashef at CAIRO LOG

    Looking for a new skill to acquire or to unveil a hidden talent? This Friday, a photography workshop will be held by Salma El-Kashef, and this is not the best part; it’s also free! The workshop starts at 1:30 pm and ends at 5:00 pm.

    For more information, visit the event on Facebook.

    Sports

    Friday

    Windsurfing at Nile Dragons Academy

    It’s the last weekend before it gets piercing cold here in Cairo; are you looking for a fun outdoor adventure? This Friday and Saturday, learn how to windsurf with Nile Dragons Academy. Don’t worry; it’s beginner-friendly!

    Tickets cost EGP 300, and if you need more information, check out the event on Facebook.

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