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3rd Mediterranean Urban Culture Gathering

3rd Mediterranean Urban Culture Gathering

Zamalek Art Gallery: Masterpieces VIII

Paintings and sculptures by nineteen renowned Egyptian artists are currently on display at the Zamalek…

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The September/ October Guide to Art Workshops in Cairo

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In the giant metropolis of Cairo, amongst the hustle and the bustle of the city's…

Darb 17 18: Souq El Gomaa

For years, Cairo’s Friday Market (Souq El Gomaa) has been one of the largest open-air…

The September Guide for Events in Cairo

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Over the last few weeks, our schedules have been jam-packed with many exciting events in…

Darb 17 18: A Voice from the Clouds

A vivid imagination can transport the mind to strange perceptions of reality and a whole…

Mawaweel Festival: Culture Aplenty, One Week Left

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Darb 1718 and Cairo Jazz Club Agency’s Mawaweel Festival is one week into their Ramadan…

Mawaweel: Ramadan Festivities at Darb 17 18

Following their successful collaboration on the Art Beat festival, Darb 17 18 and Cairo Jazz…

Al Masar Gallery: Contemporary Views III Exhibit

While the island of Zamalek is full of various art galleries, bookstores and coffee shops,…

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Samia Jaheen: Keeping the Poetic Arts Alive

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In the 1950s, the late Egyptian poet Fouad Haddad began his poetic career whilst a…

El Sawy Culturewheel: A Drop of Water for this Rose

Behind artist Mostafa Gebril’s wide smile and twinkling eyes, there is a hint of pain.…

User reviews

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Sherif Serag ElDin

Favilla Lounge the best

Mohamed Abdel Mageed

Deals Pub 14 Great place for hanging out after work.

Waseem El Tanahi

Zooba If your looking for an authentic Egyptian experience Zooba is spot on. Everything from decor to the bite…

Deena.Higazy

Villa 55 One on the waiters harassed me by puting his hand on my waist when I was wearing crop…

Laila Refaat

Le Figaro Horrible place. The staff is incompetent

CIC: View from Conolly’s Plot

CIC is currently holding its first exhibition in its newly acquired Downtown space with a…

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Darb 17 18: Contemporary Art in Cairo's Fustat Community

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Over the past few years, Cairo has witnessed a contemporary arts movement bloom in unbelievable…

Lot 17: Summertime Exhibit

If the heat waves weren’t enough of a clue, summer has officially started in Cairo…

Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum: Father of Modern Sculpture

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While the Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum might sound like yet another museum found on the posh…

CIC: New Director, New Space, New Projects

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Since its inception in 2004, the Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) has established itself as one…