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Cairo International Film Festival

There are 64 feature length films showing from 30 countries, with 28 from Europe, six from Latin America and five from the US and Canada. 48 of the films will be receiving their Middle East and Africa...
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Cairo Video festival

The purpose of the festival is to encourage low-budget experimental videos and films by up-and-coming Egyptian artists. It is organised by Medrar for Contemporary Art, a philanthropic organisation...
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Arab music festival and conference

Countries and musicians throughout the region take part in this 23rd conference and festival of Arabic music. Over 70 musicians participate this year from 12 countries, including competitors in the...
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The Met Live in Cairo

Cairo opera lovers will be able to see the Metropolitan Opera's production (Adrian Noble's 2007 version) of Verdi's Macbeth live in HD. It is the first opera to be streamed live in the Met's new 20...
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Next to Here in Cairo

The exhibition entitled Next to Here displays the work of 18 young photographers from 11 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The 74 works on display at the Contemporary Image Collective...
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Cairo's Zawya cinema screens animation films

A weekend of short and feature length animated films by Arab and international film makers with discussions following the screenings. The Arab shorts include a selection from Lebanon, Egypt, Syria,...
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Egypt Comix Week

Egypt's first comics week, entitled BECA Between Cadres, examines the creative art and development of comics and the graphic novel in the country. The week of exhibitions, workshops, discussion gro...
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Ramadan musical evenings

Cairo Opera Theatre is organising its traditional musical events throughout Ramadan. A series of 12 evening concerts at the open air theatre includes musicians from Egypt, Sudan and Indonesia. One...
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This exhibition marks the opening of the new contemporary space in Cairo, Heytan (which means “walls” in Arabic) with a long-term project on the city’s street vendors. The exhibition...
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Caravan exhibition of visual arts

The sixth edition of this travelling visual arts exhibition displays the work of 48 Egyptian and international artists under the auspices of intercultural and inter-religious dialogue. The theme th...
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Cairo jazz festival

The Cairo jazz festival returns for its sixth edition with a mix of concerts, workshops and master classes. In addition to the Egyptian musicians there are also groups from Japan and Australia and...
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Hakawy International Arts Festival

The Hakawy international arts festival is a one-week event designed for children to promote the various techniques of storytelling (hakawy). The first festival four years ago was an introduction to...
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Abdel-Moneim Kamel choreography festival

Choreographies by the dancers of the Cairo Opera ballet company. The festival is based on an interdisciplinary approach to the roles of choreographer, dancer and teacher/trainer and is designed to giv...
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Egypt women in film

The Netherlands-Flemish Institute screens five short films about Egyptian women. All the films are by young Egyptian directors and depict the lives and challenges for contemporary Egyptian women. T...
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Cairo Book Fair

The Cairo International Book Fair will go ahead in Nasr City as planned although there have been rumours that it would be cancelled because of the unstable political situation. To celebrate its 45t...
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6th Panorama of the European Film

The sixth edition of the Panorama of the European Film will focus on European movies as well as on several contemporary German movies and documentaries. It presents critically acclaimed as well as awa...
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Veiled Reality by Souad Mardam Bey

This exhibition, entitled Veiled Reality, consists of a mostly monochromatic series of large-scale portraits by the Cairo-based, Syrian artist Souad Mardam Bey. Bey reflects on the contemporary socio-...
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East Meets West Business Conference

12-14 Jan. The Academy of International Business - Middle East and North Africa Committee, in cooperation with the School of Business, present the third annual East Meets West conference, which offer...
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Global Youth Employment Crisis Conference

3-4 Feb. This workshop, entitled The Global Youth Employment Crisis in a Comparative Perspective, is organized by the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and the Munk School of Global Affairs...
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Education For Global Prosperity by Ash Hartwell

12 Feb. This lecture, entitled Education for Global Prosperity, is part of a larger series on educational reform, organized by the Graduate School of Education. The speaker is Ash Hartwell, facult...


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