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Weekend Guide: Shkoon at the Pyramids, SYNC Summit, Christmas Bazaars, & More!

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Weekend Guide: Shkoon at the Pyramids, SYNC Summit, Christmas Bazaars, & More!
written by
Malak Gharib
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From the long-awaited return of SYNC summit, theatre masterpieces, annual go-to bazaars for Christmas shopping, and catching some locally made steals, this weekend’s schedule leaves nothing to be desired. We’ve brought you our signature weekend capsule so you know where to treat yourself! Here are some of this weekend’s hottest events.




SYNC summit 

Sync Summit is finally coming back this Thursday at Marakez’ District 5! Running until the 2nd of December, the coveted event features talks and workshops for Egyptian creatives, so make sure not to miss out.

For more info, click here.


AlAsly Masry Bazaar by Infusion Events 

This weekend, gather your friends and loved ones for Al Asly Masry’s Bazaar featuring exclusively local brands full of statement pieces, and local steals. The bazaar is organised by Infusion Events and will be taking over Heliopolis’s Tivoli Dome from the 30th of November to the 2nd of December.

For more info, click here.


The Two Wheel Code at Rawabet Art Space 

The Two Wheel Code is a musical experiencing the lives of the differently abled, focusing on their strengths and displaying their success stories, alongside live music performances. The play starts at 8:00 pm at Rawabet Art Space, and performances run until Saturday, December 2nd. 

For more info, click here.


Electric Thursday at CJC 610 

DJ and music producer Hot Oasis is turning up the heat at CJC 610 on November 30th! With DJs Nageeb and Al Sharif playing back-to-back with Arrab, brace yourself for an electric start to your weekend.

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Blue Iris: Unplugged Chill Session at ROOM Garden City 

Blue Iris is all about the chill and cosy vibes of good friends who come together for the love of music. So get your lyrics ready and join us for a memorable night of acoustic (and more upbeat) hits!

For more details, click here.




Shkoon Album Tour with Dish Dash & Misty at the Pyramids 

Shkoon are back with another one of their legendary performances! Shkoon is taking over Cairo with an incredible and long-awaited performance for their album tour Masraheya. The event will see the Great Pyramids of Giza as their backdrop, with iconic Saudi duo Dish Dash and groove genius Misty closing the night. All profits will be directed towards humanitarian aid in Gaza.

More info here.


Christmas Bazaar at All Saints’ Cathedral

Zamalek’s All Saints’ Cathedral is hosting its annual Christmas bazaar, where all proceedings go to Egyptian charities. From jewellery to fluffy freshly baked brownies, All Saints’ Cathedral is the best place to start December and enjoy those early Christmas vibes.

More info here.


Christmas at Baron Palace – Jingle Fiesta 

Enjoy Christmas choirs, Christmas bands, kids’ activities, food vendors, Christmas market, and much more at the Baron Empain Palace’s Jingle Fiesta this Friday. There, you can get a head start on this year’s holiday shopping.

More info here.


Autobees El Sahra at CJC 610

Alexander Music & Bakir will be behind the decks spinning the hottest hits on Friday, December 1st, to keep you on your feet all night long. Stay tuned for a surprise gate that will take over the stage!

More info here.




Winter Terrace at CJC 610

CJC 610 brings you an exceptional holiday vibe with a live music performance by Naguib at their winter terrace in CJC 610. Gather your loved ones for a warm and cosy night welcoming the month of December. 

More info here.


The Gypsy Jazz Project at ROOM Garden City

The Gypsy Jazz Project will be taking over ROOM Art Space this Saturday. The Cairo-based musical band was the first to introduce Gypsy Jazz to the Egyptian jazz scene. Brace yourself for a night full of an extraordinary mixture of up-swinging, waltzy, quiet tranquil tunes, and ballads.

More info here.


What Have The Years Done To Us Play at AUC Tahrir

The cast behind What Have The Years Done To Us will be taking over the AUC Tahrir stage for a screening of the play starting on the 2nd of December, and running until the 4th of December. To all the theatre lovers out there, make sure not to miss out!

More info here.


Aal Nar Al Falstiny at Prince Taz Palace

Hosted at Prince Taz Palace is a night dedicated to Palestinian history, and especially Palestinian cuisine. Featuring a talk by CBC Sofra’s Magy Habib, the night will feature talks about Palestinian cuisine, cooking competitions, food tasting, and live music. Make sure not to miss out as it’s going to be a fun one!

More info here.