Posts Tagged ‘Bibliotheca Alexandrina’

Hamlet by Shakespear's globe  Courtesy: Cathy Costain

To be or not to be: A night of mobile ringtones

Shakespeare’s Globe is currently on a very ambitious tour to commemorate 400 years since William Shakespeare’s death. They are taking Hamlet to “every country in the world” — or 205 to be more accurate — over the course of two years. On Monday January 12, Egypt was the 67th country to be ticked off the […]

Sawteyat Alexandria Music

VIDEO Story: Alexandrian wind plays music in Sawteyat

Displayed in front of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina on 26 and 28 February, ‘Sawteyat’ project uses handmade instruments with specific notes designed to be played by the wind — Published in Ahram Online. —– Alexandrian musician Khaled Kaddal makes instruments out of different types of metal designed to be played by the wind giving a melodic […]

Massar Egbari

Photo Gallery: Massar Egbari rock Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Alexandria’s biggest independent music band put on a big show for a diverse crowd on 30 December to end 2012 on a positive revolutionary note – originally published in Ahram Online. Massar Egbari had a line up filling two hours of mostly their oriental rock originals with a few covers of Arabic classics. The crowd […]