Image credit: Bazarna
While we welcome the weekend, it’s important to find time for rest and recuperation as well as fun. So as we head into this winter-holiday season, take notice of the unique, short-running events that are particular to this weekend, in addition to the regular concerts, parties and workshops. Highlights include Christmas bazaars, the Cairo Jazz Festival, and a climate run! Find what you’re looking for here:
Art & Culture
Winter Bazaar at City Centre Maadi
Open Thursday through Saturday, the Winter Bazaar has a variety of vendors ready to sell out winter goods and goodies! Head over through the weekend between 10 am and 11 pm.
Via Winter Bazaar
Bazarna POP-UP Winter Market at Downtown Katameya
Open on Friday from 11 am to 10 pm, the Bazarna pop-up market is back to bring you local talents and winter products! Enjoy music and food as you check out the stalls.
Christmas Bazaar at All Saints Cathedral
Shop ’til you drop and find all those Christmas gifts at once at the Christmas Bazaar on Friday. From crafts and jewellery to handmade house products and clothing, you can find anything! The best bit 一 all proceeds go to charities! The bazaar runs from 11 am to 3:30 pm, and entry costs 20 LE.
Concerts & Productions
Nuno Campos Quartet at Cairo Jazz Festival
Head to the AUC Cultural Center for an 8 pm performance from the Portuguese quartet, Nuno Campos. Tickets cost 125 LE.
For details, call 02 26151000
Via Tickets Mall
Bahgaga at El Sawy Culturewheel
What could be better than five women on stage mixing and mashing music and comedy? Head to Zamalek on Friday night for a 6 pm show that is certain to entertain. Tickets cost 80 LE.
Hazem Abd El-Nasser Flamenco Quartet at Room Garden City
The art space and cafe hosts Hazem Abd El-Nasser this Thursday for the debut performance of his flamenco album. Accompanied by a flamenco quartet, it’s sure to be a fun, upbeat night. Doors open at 8:30 pm and the show starts at 9. Tickets cost 150 LE.
Novo, Nedz, Issa and Assouad at Cairo Jazz Club
Thursday night will be filled with RnB and hip-hop jams at CJC this week. Before Novo’s live album launch, Nedz will open with fresh beats and after, Issa and Assouad will end the night spinning the decks. The show starts at 9 pm!
For reservations, message CJC on Facebook between 12 pm and 8 pm.
Adam’s Apple at The Tap East
Head to The Tap in New Cairo on Thursday night for some feel-good acoustic tunes from Adam’s Apple.
For reservations, call 01060000869.
Via The Tap East
DJ Feedo at The Atrium
Dance along with Nile FM Radio host DJ Feedo as he curates a set like no other at The Atrium Bar & Restaurant in Maadi.
For reservations, call 02 25192451 or 01010917745
Via The Atrium
Dance Fever at Cairo Jazz Club 610
Soulmotion Dance Studio will celebrate its 8th anniversary of dance and community at CJC610 on Saturday! The party starts at 2 pm and lasts through the evening until midnight. Head in their direction to see six different dance performances as well as enjoy the usual atmosphere of Cairo Jazz Club.
For reservations, message CJC610 on Facebook between 12 pm and 8 pm.
Bohemian Project at Room Garden City
In the mood for Brazilian melodies? The Bohemian Project takes the stage on Saturday evening at the Room Art Space and cafe, starting at 9 pm.
For details, call 01000681539 between 11 am and 7 pm.
Drum Circle at Gusour Cultural Center
Interested in body percussion? Check out the drum circle workshop at the Gusour Cultural Center inside the All Saints Church. Sessions begin at 6 pm and 7:30 pm, and the ticket costs 50 LE with an extra 20 LE if you need to borrow a drum.
For more information, call 01012226710.
Violin Workshop at El Sawy Culturewheel
Ever wanted to learn how to play the violin? Courses are offered in Zamalek through November, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. The subscription cost is 450 LE and includes four hour-long lessons throughout the month.
For more information, visit Facebook.
Thai Yoga Massage Training at Osana Family Wellness Center
From Osana comes an intensive training course over Friday and Saturday for Level 1 Certification in Thai Yoga Massage. Learn how to execute and implement special skills from Thai-certified massage trainer, Hala Metwaly, like full-body massage, pressure points, and stretching. Each day runs for six hours, beginning at 12:30 pm.
For more information, visit the Osana website.
Via Osana Wellness
Climate Connection Run at Zed Park
Head to Sheikh Zayed on Friday morning to run in support of climate change awareness and protecting the environment! The distance may be 2.5km or 5km with a start time of 8 am, meeting at 7:30 am.
Via Zed Egypt