Soha Hesham , Tuesday 28 Sep 2021


The Culture Ministry applies all precautionary and preventive measures with daily sterilization of the theatres in order to ensure the safety of the public, artists and workers.


Arab Music Institute

22 Ramsis St, Tel 02 2574 3373

Fri 1, 8pm: Arab Music Concert by Radwa Saeed


Beit Al-Seheimi

Al-Muaaz St, Al-Darb Al-Asfar Alley, Al-Gamalya District, Tel 02 2787 8865
Every Sunday, 7pm: The Nile Troupe for Folk Instruments, conducted by Abdel-Rahman Al-Shafaai, performs dances and songs from Upper Egypt on mizmar, tabla and other traditional musical instruments.
Every Friday, 7pm: “Al-Aragouz wa Khayal Al-Zel” (The Shadow Puppet), a free public performance by clowns in Al-Muaaz Street, presented by Wamda and directed by Nabil Bahgat


Cairo Opera House

Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144

Fountain Theatre

Thurs, 8pm: Kawkab El Sharq

Sat 2, 8pm: Tarek Alarabi Tourgane

Wed 6, 8pm: Talents' Development Centre Concert celebrating 6 October Victory. 

Main Hall

Sat 2, 8pm: The Cairo Symphony Orchestra.

Tues 5, 8pm: Talents' Development Centre Concert

Open-Air Theatre

Tues 5, 8pm: International Music for Pan Flute with Cello and Bass

Small Hall

Thurs 30, 8pm: Harp recital by Yasmine El-Harby

Fri 1, 8pm: Concert by Hanan Mady


Al-Gumhouriya Theatre

12 Al-Gumhouriya St, Abdin, Tel 02 2390 7707 

Thurs 30, 8pm: The Abdel-Halim Noweira Arab Music ensemble performs classical Arab songs. 

Fri 1, 8pm: Heritage Arab Music Ensemble


Al-Ghouri Caravansary

Mohamed Abdou St, off Al-Muaaz St and Al-Azhar St, Tel 02 2514 7475
Al-Tanoura whirling dervishes perform to live Sufi music
(Performances every Sat and Wed, 7pm).



1 Saad Zaghloul St, Al-Mounira, Cairo, Tel 2792 0878 

Every Tuesday, 8-10pm: Mawawil features vocalists Hend and Sara in a repertoire of traditional music of the Nile Delta, Al Jaafra music played by Arab Tribes from Aswan and Nass Makan band.

Every Wednesday, 8-10pm: Zar music and songs by Mazaher ensemble featuring Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan and Nour Al-Sabah.

Thurs 23, 8pm and doors open 7.30pm: Downtown Comedy Night Vol.3, a night full of laughter and excitement. 


Room Art Space & Café 

10 Etehaad Al Mohamin St, Garden City, Tel 01000 681539 

Fri 1, 9pm: 404 Band is an Egyptian Rock Band founded in 2018 plays Classic Rock Anthems for famous bands such as Queen, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith and much more.

Sat 2, 8pm: Open Mic Night, a monthly event

Sun 3, 8pm: Karaoke Night



 El-Sawy Culturewheel

End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)

River Hall

Thurs 30, 7.30pm: A stand-up comedy show by Biet El Comedy

Wed 6, 8pm: Autostrad 

Wisdom Hall

Thurs 30, 7.30pm: El Dor El Awal band. 


Zamalek Theatre

The Armed Forces Officers Club, Zamalek, Tel 01101153105

Wed 6, 8:30pm: Egyptian singer Aly Al-Haggar



Alexandria Opera House (Sayed Darwish Theatre) 

Fouad St, Mahatat Al-Raml, Alexandria, Tel 03/486 5106

Fri 1, 8pm: Music and Song concert by conductor Selim Sahab

Thurs, 8pm: Ensemble for Music and Arab Singing


*A version of this article appears in print in the 30 September, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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