Posts Tagged ‘Festival’

Outa Hamra 7al Badeel Festival

Cairo’s Hal Badeel festival ends on a positive note with bright future ahead

Cairo’s Hal Badeel (Alternative Solution) Festival for Arts showcases independent artists, relying on volunteer efforts and a zero budget model; Ahram Online sat with the origanisers to learn about future projects — Published in Ahram Online. —- A large group of volunteers created an “alternative solution” to the closing down of Rawabet Theatre as a […]

Hal Badeel Festival Townhouse

Amidst political crisis, Cairo saturates itself in culture

Four multidisciplinary festivals, and various side culture happenings, are taking place in Cairo simultaneously at a time when the taste of the national political crisis is on everyone’s tongue – Published in Ahram Online. —– Cairo has always had a limited yet vibrant independent culture scene, mostly centered in Downtown and neighbouring areas, but to […]

D-CAF, Invisible Hands, Cairo, Downtown

Cairo’s biggest arts festival to start this week

Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) brings theatre performances, music, film, digital visual art and workshops to Cairo between 4 and 28 April — Published in Ahram Online. ——- In its second edition, the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) takes over downtown Cairo during April for a month of events across multiple disciplines.D-CAF this year brings […]

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Characters of Egypt 2011 Aswan; A Photostory

This diverse festival that has been taking place annually since 2007, brings together tribes from all around Egypt to celebrate their cultural heritage and offer a space for them to collaborate and get to know one another. The tribes are divided into seven teams according to regions: Farafra, Siwa, North Sinai, South Sinai, Ababda and […]

Statement from Sinai Tribes regarding Egyptian revolution – بيان بدو سينا عن الثورة المصرية

Through my involvement in Characters of Egypt, which is a non-profit festival aiming to ounite tribes from all over Egypt and provide them with a platform to share their cultural expressions as well as cooperate for their development and promote sustainable tourism in Egypt, I was sent this statement that the Bedouins of Sinai released yesterday. […]