Cairo Weekend Guide: Student DJ, Cairo Fashion Festival, FUSED & More!
Winter in Egypt has begun to rear it’s ugly head, but Cairo isn’t a city that lays down for anything or anyone – unless it rains, of course. Whatever the case, there’s plenty to see and do across the capital this weekend, with plenty of live music, parties, exhibitions and much more awaiting you.
On Thursday, the highly anticipated third edition of Student DJ kicks off with the first round of battles between Bashar Galal and Chiati at Skypool, Fairmont Nile City, while Cairo Jazz Club and Darb 1718 team up to bring you FUSED; a night of experimental and world music.
DJ Aly Bahgat spins his resident spot at VENT, while O Bar hosts the talents of DJ Blind and Dr. K. CJC hosts a very musical night featuring the talents of Us We Lazq and the increasingly popular saxophonist Nour Ashour, while Alchemy brings back the allure of sangria with Scarlet’s Vintage Brew.
CJC hosts a night of techno night featuring Polish DJ Maciek as well as Ahmed Samy and some trippy visuals, while the usually laidback Riverside changes things up for RIVERDEEP, featuring the progressive house stylings of Mohasseb.
Back 2 Basics returns to Fairmont Nile City’s Skypool for The Reunion featuring home-grown talents Mohasseb, SHawky, Ouzo and Abu Samra, while multi-talented Lebanese diva, Dolly Shahine, takes the spotlight at Cavallini.
The third edition of Cairo Fashion Festival welcomes fashionistas for a day of runway shows, live music and all-around shopping fun at Cairo Festival City Mall, while the Marriott in Zamalek welcomes one and all for their new BBQ Brunch.
Rawabet Theater hosts the unveiling of locally produced comic book Pass by Tomorrow featuring music by Egoz, while Safar Khan launch their 2014/2015 season with a special exhibition by established Alexandrian artist, Abdel Salam Eid.
El Sawy Culturewheel hosts the Groovy Aid Metal Festival, featuring five local bands and all proceeds going to the 57357 children’s hospital, while Cairokee perform a special gig at the New Generation International School.
For a full list of what’s happening this weekend, check out the Cairo 360 events calendar. Have a great weekend!