16 June-4 July 2009. The Egyptian International Modern Dance Festival, organized by the Egyptian Modern Dance Company and directed by Walid Aouni, celebrates its tenth edition. The programme presents a rich calendar of performances by local and international artists, who perform at different venues around town. The line-up includes the French hip hop dancers Wanted Posse (28 June in the Open Air Theatre of Cairo Opera House); the Egyptian singer Salah Al-Brogy (29 June in the Small Hall of Cairo Opera House) and Mohamed Fawzi, composer and singer of classical Arab music (29 June at El Sawi Cultural Centre in Zamalek); the Terence Lewis Contemporary Dance Co., which showcases Indian contemporary dance (30 June at Gomhouria Theatre); the Egyptian musician Kareem Khalil (2 July at El Sawi Cultural Centre in Zamalek); the Palestinian Sareyyet Ramallah Troupe for Music and Dance, which performs pieces of the Arab cultural heritage (3 July at the Gomhouria Theatre).

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Address Cairo Opera House. Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Gezira, tel. +20 (0) 2 2737 0603. Daily 20.30/21.00.

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Egyptian International Modern Dance Festival.

Cairo Opera House. Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Gezira, tel. +20 (0) 2 2737 0603. Daily 20.30/21.00.