Cairo Weekend Guide: WANAS Folk Music Festival, Indonesian Culture Week and More!
This weekend we have a serious variety of events for you to feast on; everything from exhibitions and cultural events to eating contests and techno parties.
On Thursday, The Riff Band, led by Ahmed Harfoush and Noha Fekry, kick off the weekend at Cairo Jazz Club, while the Four Seasons Nile Plaza’s Graffiti invites you to creative cocktail night, Chemical 101.
Hassan Abou Alam blows the lid off VENT with an explosive set, while the WANAS International Folk Music Festival continues at El Sawy Culturewheel with Jerry-Can, Mazameer El Nile and Lo Core De La Plana from France.
In cooperation with the Indonesian Embassy in Cairo, Cairo Opera House hosts Yallah Indonesia; a celebration of Indonesian Culture Week, while Abas Abu El Kaleak leads an evening of traditional Sudanese music at El Gomhouria Theatre.
Darb 1718, in collaboration with the Drosos Foundation, hosts the ‘Out to Sea? The Plastic Garbage Project’, while newly opened nightlife spot, the Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel’s Vintage Bar & Lounge, hosts a Karaoke Night.
The WANAS festival continues at El Sawy Culturewheel, this time featuring NubaNour, the Abul Gheit Dervishes and Ross & Jarlath Band from Scotland, while local favourites Wust El Balad take over El Genaina Theatre.
For a full list of what’s happening this weekend, please check out the Cairo 360 events calendar. Have a great weekend!