30th Citadel International Music Festival presents Indian kathak performance – Music and dance – Al-Ahram Weekly
Beit Al Seheimi
Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7 p.m.: La Troupe du Nil for folk instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaaiperforms Upper Egyptian dances and songs on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday at 7 p.m.: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), free public clown show in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and led by Nabil Bahgat.
Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Center, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, ticket office 02 2739 0132/0144
open air theater
Fri 12, 8 p.m.: Singer Nouran Abu Taleb.
Mohamed Abdou Street, near Al-Muaaz and Al-Azhar streets, tel. 02 2514 7475
Al Tanoura whirling dervishes perform for a living sufi music
(Performances every Saturday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.).
111 Al-Azhar St., Al-Ghouriya, tel. 02 2506 0227
Fri 12, 8 p.m.: Singer Ali El-Helbawi performs his favorite songs.
1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878
Every Tuesday, 9-10 p.m.: Mawawil presents singers Hend and Sarah in a repertoire of traditional music from the Nile delta, Al Jaafra music played by the Arab tribes of Aswan and Nass Makan bandaged.
Every Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.: zar music and songs by Mazaher together with Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.
Rawabet Art Space
3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Sat 13, 8 p.m.: A comedy show Walid Khairy, Salma El-Naggar, Mohamed Fargaly, Ahmad Hassan, Tawfik El-Menshawyand Hassan Hossam.
Room Art Space & Café
10 Etihad Al Mohamin, Garden City, Tel. 01000 068 159
Thursday 11, 9 p.m.: Arabic music concert by Meganio Samir and Youssef Munis.
Fri 12, 8:30 p.m.: A humorous stand-up by Marc Fanous, Tarek Salem, mohamed halawaand more.
Sat 13, 9 p.m.: Join the monthly Open mic night! If you play music, write poetry or are a comedian, register as soon as you arrive for 7 minutes on the Stage Room. Or just relax and enjoy back-to-back performances over a drink or coffee. If you would like to register as an interpreter, remember to come early (7:30 a.m.) and complete the registration form at Room.
The Spot Mall, in front of AUC Gate 4, New Cairo
Sat 13, 9 p.m.: A humorous stand-up by The comedy group with actors: Mohammad Habib, Ahmed El Sharkawy, Mohamed Kamcho, Mohammad Moulaand Momos.
Sun 2, 9 p.m.: On the occasion of his 11th birthday, Al Hezb El Comedy presents a stand-up comedy show.
Citadel of Salaheddin
Salah Salem Rd, Mokattam, Cairo, Tel 02 2512 1735
The 30th International Music and Song Festival of the Citadel (August 14-31)
Al Mahka Theater
Sun 2, 8 p.m.: Little Fingers Orchestraled by maestro Ragi El-Moqadem. super star Medhat Salehaccompanied by Amr Selim bandaged.
Mon 15, 8 p.m.: state of harmony cello group. Kathak India troupe performs traditional dances. Massar Egbari bandaged.
Tue 16, 8 p.m.: Cairo steps bandaged. Singer Medhat Mamdouh and his band. Singer Dina El-Wedidi and his band.
Wed 17, 8 p.m.: A concert by Talent Development Centerchildren’s and youth choir. Amman Citadel Arab music troupe led by Sakhr Hetr (Jordan). Singer Hisham Abbass and his band.
Thursday 6, 8 p.m.: The Cairo Opera House music Group. Best international songs performed by the soloists of the Cairo Opera troupe, led by the maestro mohamed wahadi. super star Ali El-Haggar and his band.
El-Sawy Culture Wheel
End of July 26th Street, under May 15th Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the room will be open at only 25% audience capacity)
Wed 17, 7:30 p.m.: Singer Amr Mano for the first time at El-Sawy Culturewheel.
hall of wisdom
Thursday 11, 8 p.m.: A humorous stand-up by Squadron.
Sat 13, 7 p.m.: Singing recital by Nagham.
Thursday 6, 7 p.m.: Rock concert by rock castle.
Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, tel. 01101153105
Thursday 11, 8 p.m.: Join the rapper Mousvto listen to his most famous songs, like Al Quwa (the power), saaia (cold and Assasin which he collaborated with the star Abo El Anwar.
Fri 12, 8 p.m.: Enjoy the magical vibrations of jazz and blues with The Sinatras Summer show. Line up: Rana Haggag – vocals, violin (special guest)
Youssef Gabriel – voice (special guest), Ibrahim El Zakla – voice (special guest), Mohanad Arrab – guitar, vocals, Mustapha Mansour – piano, Hossam Fouda – Saxophone, Seif Nasser – drums, and
Khaled Ragab – bass (special guest).
Thursday 6, 7 p.m.: Rock Night features a lineup of three rock tribute bands celebrating all-time classic rock anthems: 404 band, playing Queen, The Doors, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith, and others, skeleton cliqueplaying Twenty-One Pilots, and Picture 09playing at Linkin Park.
Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre)
Fouad Street, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106
Thursday 6, 8 p.m.: A concert of songs composed by the late mohamed el mogui.
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Thursday 11, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): high dam bandaged.
Fri 12, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Nour Project and Joe Beyer (Germany).
Sat 13, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): “Les Terres Désolées”, poetry and music concert (Ireland).
Sun 2, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Umm Kolthoum arabic music group.
Mon 15, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Elsitt tablet bandaged.
Thursday 18, 8:30 p.m. (open to the public): Oud recital by the artist Saad Eloud.
Thursday 12, 5:30 p.m.: North Square Mall gears up to shake up the Sahel again with a second dose of Extra Solaire, coming to you with Havana Sunset Party features Ruby and DJ-Rodge. The dress code is colorful tropical floral.
Thursday 12, 11:30 p.m.: Mohammad Ramadhan sets fire to the Palapa stage in Al-Alamein.
*A version of this article appeared in the August 11, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.