Posts Tagged ‘Independent Projects’

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Oufuky Music Festival takes a horizontal approach to music in Alexandria

Alexandria’s El-Cabina Cultural Centre put on a five day music festival, 21-25 June, in celebration of International Music Week, well received by young audiences and taking a new approach to festival hosting. Original article published in Ahram Online. While many waited for the much anticipated presidential election second round results on Sunday 24 June, El-Cabina […]

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Independent Combo brings three young female talents to the stage

Rawabet Theatre hosts three talented girls for a night of music in the Independent Combo performance series [Published in Ahram Online] The Independent Combo, which took to Rawabet’s stage in a series of shows in January, is back with a show by three young female musicians after a break due to the Port Said events, […]

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Cairo Jazz Festival reaches out to local and international audience

The fourth annual Cairo Jazz Festival opens this week with musical performances, film screenings, and workshops [Published in Ahram Online] With the slogan “Egypt is Fine” to encourage tourism and cultural activity, the Cairo Jazz Festival is back for a fourth time, bringing jazz music to Egyptian society from 15 to 17 March.  “We want […]

Out of the Picture: Shaabi Music at Geneina Theatre

Article written for Ahram Online but not published. El Geineina theatre push boundaries in their search for underground talents bringing shaabi music from the streets and weddings to the stage. On Thursday night, Geneina hosted artists associated with weddings and gigs at neighbourhoods such as Al-Salam, Al-Mattaria and Embaba on their stage. The line up […]