International Festival for Drums to kick off at Saladin’s Citadel

Amira Noshokaty , Saturday 21 May 2022

Under the slogan ‘Drums, Dialogue for Peace’, the 9th edition of the International Festival for Drums will open on Saturday night at Beir Youssef Theatre at Saladin’s Citadel at 8pm.

Drums rolling


The festival will host 43 countries, with Tunisia expected to be the guest of honour.

The festival, which will run from 22 to 28 May, is the brainchild of director Intisar Abdel-Fattah, and will be held under the auspices of the Egyptian Minister of Culture.

Furthermore, this year, the festival shall bring back its traditional troupe parade at El-Moez Street on Sunday 22 May starting 4pm.

The schedule is as follows:

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