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Cairo Weekend Guide: Concerts Galore!

Cairo Weekend Guide: Concerts Galore!
    written by
    Cairo 360

    We’ve made it
    through yet another sweltering and festive week of Ramadan. While many of us
    are lagging under the fetars, sohours and humidity-inducing bad hair days, we’d
    like to remind you that the fun is just beginning.

    This weekend is looking full of musical festivity: This Thursday, Beit Al Harawi will host a concert
    of Nubian music by Angelica Group,
    Wikalat Al Ghouri presents a memorable evening of oriental culture with Oud Night,
    and Beit Al Suheimi presents an evening of traditional songs.

    For some modern flavour,
    swing by Al Genaina Theatre to catch a concert by Fonkiat Donia,
    led by Alexandria native Donia Masoud as part of Azhar Park’s festive Ramadan
    concert series. A stroll through the park makes for an excellent post-fetar exercise
    and a perfect opportunity to appreciate the beauty of our Cairo skyline. Al
    Genaina Theatre has a full house this Thursday with a performance by Macadi Nahas,
    a Jordanian vocalist known for her unique style of reviving traditional music
    with a modern edge.

    If you’re in the Old
    Cairo area, don’t miss Fathy Salama’s
    concert at Darb 1718. The gallery’s Mawaweel Ramadan weekend begins with this
    lively performance of acoustic percussion.

    For some family-friendly
    activities This Friday, Talaat Harb Culture Centre presents Puppets Theatre,
    brought to you by the Theatre Art House. Escape the midday heat and take
    advantage of the smooth prayer-time traffic to visit Darb 1718’s ongoing
    exhibit A Voice from the
    ,featuring local artist Ali Abdel Mohsen’s
    unique sketches. Afterwards, you can participate in the gallery’s Crafts Workshop and
    , where visitors can both view local art and
    participate in creating their own.

    Everyone has been
    talking about the Ramadan football teams; here’s the chance to get a place in
    the grand tournament by E-Z Sports, in which 64 teams will compete for the
    grand prize in their Ramadan Champions
    . Palm Hills’ Ramadan Challenge 3 will also hold its competition practice, with separate events for men and
    women’s teams.

    Saturday brings us more
    music, with Station Band performing at the Darb 1718 stage, which also hosts a Tanoura
    and theatrical performance More Than the Sea.

    The weekend promises to
    be bursting at the seams with music, theatre and more; so take advantage of our
    beautiful city and its display of local art and talent, and above all, enjoy!