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Christmas on a Budget: 5 Events to Attend in Cairo Without Breaking the Bank

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Christmas on a Budget: 5 Events to Attend in Cairo Without Breaking the Bank
written by
Dina Mokhtar

Want to do something on Christmas night (25th of December), without having to spend a fortune? Here’s a budget-friendly events that’s taking place in the city, where you can hang out, and enjoy the perks of being out and about on Christmas:

TaksirSharqi at Makan

Downtown’s Makan is hosting a night that sees local band TaksirSharqi taking to the stage for a round of tunes that merges between Egyptian folk tunes, and contemporary beats. Tickets are 50LE, so it’s a safe option for everyone on a budget.

The Sinatras’ Christmas Party at Darb 1718:

Originally, the Frank Sinatra cover band was set to take to the stage for a single gig, but due to high demand, the band will follow up with another on the very same day. The gigs are part of Darb 1718’s weekly music event, MazzikaXElSat7. Tickets are 75LE.

Christmas Rock Night at El SawyCulturewheel:

Classics band is set to rock the stage at El Sawy Culture wheel, where they will take to the stage for a round Christmas tunes and famous covers. Did we tell you that the band performs in English, French, and Spanish? Now you know. Tickets are 50LE.

NevineAllouba at Gomhoria Theatre:

Falaki Street’s Gomhoria Theatre hosts a special night, courtesy of Egyptian Soprano NevineAllouba, who will take to the stage to sing a round of classics. You can book your tickets online; a huge perk that will save you the hassle. Speaking of which, Tickets are 75 and 100LE.

Three Colours: White Screening at ADEF DECA:

ADEF DECA, in Moqattam, hosts a movie night, on which Krzysztof Kieslowski’s comedy drama Three Colours: White will be screened; a romantic comedy that follows a Polish immigrant who wants to get back at his French ex-wife. That event comes for free, but reservation is a must.