Posts Tagged ‘Ballet’

Zorba Ballet Cairo Opera

VIDEO: Cairo Opera Ballet company rehearses for Zorba

The Cairo Opera Ballet Company is continuing its rehearsals for ‘Zorba’ – to be performed from 4 to 8 July – despite recent statements by MPs in Egypt’s Shura Council (the upper house of parliament), a member of the ultra-conservative Salafist Nour Party, Gamal Hamed calling ballet “art of nudity”. At a sit-in outside the […]

VIDEO: Dancers perform ‘Zorba’ Ballet in protest

During the Culture Ministry sit-in there were daily culture events on the street. One of the most memorable performances was the night dancers from the Cairo Opera Ballet Company took the streets, dancing.