Thursday 08 August, 2019
Theatrical performances in Cairo and the other provinces governorates, and folklore groups rotate the regions.
Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, said that the various sectors of The Ministry prepared a rich and varied program to celebrate Eid Al-Adha by organizing activities and events throughout the country aimed at highlighting the role of creativity and developing human consciousness and building society.
-Egyptian Opera House
After Eid al-Adha festival, the activities of the summer festival, at Sayed Darwish Theater "Alexandria Opera", will start at 8 pm on Friday 16 August and will last until 6 September ,including 9 concerts for mega music and singing stars: - Baghdadi Big Band, Mai Farouk, Marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz, Marwa Nagy, Ali El Haggar, Tunisian Ghalia Ben Ali, Mohamed Mohsen, Khaled Selim and Medhat Saleh accompanied by the famous pianist Amr Selim and his band, plus, 9 personalities, who contributed to enrich the artistic movement in Egypt and the Arab world, will be honored :- Sami Fathallah and engineer Abdel Rahman Nassar, member of Board of Alexandria Opera, the name of the late Mohamed Ghoneim, former Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture, Maestro Abdel Hamid Abdel Ghaffar, the leader of the Alexandria Opera Band for Arab Music and Singing, the great artist Samir Sabry, Sami Mahmoud, former director of Sayed Darwish Theater -Alexandria Opera.
Furthermore, The 28th edition of Salah El-Din International Festival of Music and Singing will start on Sunday , 18 August, including 42 concerts for international bands and Egyptian and Arab music stars: - Mai Farouk, Mohamed El Helou, Mohamed Mohsen and Marwa Nagy -accompanied by maestro Alaa Yassin, plus, Ali El Haggar, Hany Shaker, Ahmed Gamal, Hisham Abbas, Mohamed Adawiya, Majd El Kassem, Medhat Saleh - accompanied by famous pianist Amr Selim and his band, Ghalia Ben Ali (Tunisia), Tania Kassis, Dina El Wedidi, musician Omar Khairat, Brass Sound Band for inflatable and rhythm Musician Hisham Khorma, Jawharat Al Sharq Band, Cairo Opera Band, Cairo Band led by Sama Suleiman, Sheikh Yassin El Tohamy, Team Over Generations, Sound Track Orchestra, AL- Nour wa Al- Amal Orchestra, Marimba Player Nesma Abdel Aziz and Her Band, Mohamed Hassan and His Band, Tonaki Band (Namibia), Cairo Steps (Egypt - Germany), Guinea Rhythms Ensemble (Guinea), Reda Folk Art Band, Wave Jazz Band,Percussionist Said El Artist, Baghdadi Big Band, Singer Zizi Adel, Mona Burkhard and her band, Sohag Folk Art troupe- affiliated to Culture Palaces organization, in addition to troupes from Algeria, India, China, Venezuela. Plus, 10 figures will be honored :- who contributed to the enrichment of arts in Egypt and the Arab world - singers Ali Al-Hajjar - Mohammed Al-Helou - Nadia Mustafa, violinist Yasser Al-Serafi, artist Jihan Morsi Director of the Festival of Arab Music, ballet model Sahar Helmy, Dr. Magdy Baghdadi- Head of the art house, Abdo Abou El Magd- one of the founders of the festival, Mahmoud Afifi, supervisor of the Institute of Arabic Music and Abdel Hakim Taqi Eddine, director of Cairo Opera Ballet.
-Theater Artistic House:-
During Eid al-Adha festival, Theater Artistic House presents 12 theatrical performances. At 9pm, the National Theater “The Optimistic” produced by the National Theater Troupe, inspired by Candide Voltaire, directed by Islam Imam and starring Sameh Hussein, Sahar Al Sayegh, Youssef Ismail, Ezzat Zein, Sawsan Rabie, and many stars of the National Theater.
Al Gad Theater Troupe of presents, on A- Gad Theater in Agouza - the spectacle "The Incident" written by Lenin sandy, directed by Amr Hassan, starring Mido Abdel Qader, Shaimaa Abdel Nasser, Nigar, Fathi Garhi.
Al-Taleea Theater Troupe presents two shows, in its halls at the Al-Taleea Theater in Ataba:- The first show 'The day they killed singing” is in Zaki Tulaimat hall at 6 pm on the second, third and fourth days of Eid.the show is written by Mahmoud Gamal Hadini and directed by Tamer Karam and starring Yasser Sadiq, Shadi Srour, Taha Khalifa. The second show “ Noah Al-Hamam” is presented in the fifth day of Eid, in Salah Abdel Sabour Hall, at 7 Pm , it is written and directed by Akram Mustafa and starring Swain Rabie, Hatem Ezzat, Nashwa Hassan, Ahmed Magdy .
Youth Theater Troupe will perform two shows of its production, on Al Ayem Al- Sageir Theater in Manial at 7 pm. The first is“ The ghost House” written and directed by Mahmoud Gamal Hadini. Written by Mohamed Fadl and directed by Adel Raafat. On the stage of Opera MAlak , in Ramses, the show "Metro" will be presented at 8 pm, it is written by Mohamed Fadl and directed by Adel Raafat and starring Ahmed Osman, Sherihan Qutb, Khaled Sharshaby and Ahmed Ammar.
Cairo Puppet Theater Troupe will present the "Journey of Beautiful Time" at 7:00 pm , on the Puppet Theater- Al Arayes at Al Taaba , written by Yehia Zakaria, directed by Mohamed Nour. starring Sayed Gabr, Hoda Hani, Hamdi Al Arabi, Fadi Khafaga
-Al- Shams Theater Troupe for Integrating the Special Needs presents ,on two different theaters for the first time. At 4 pm , it will present The show “Set El Donia “ on the International Garden Theater in Nasr City, written and composed by Bilal Imam, directed by Mido Adam and starring Ahmed El Desouky, Mahmoud Said, Haitham Hassan. Mariam Nasr. At 9 pm, the show "Opera Bint Arabi" will be presented on the stage of Al- Shalam Theater , written by Yasmin Farag and directed by Hisham Ali and starring Alaa Quqa, Maher Mahmoud, Nihad Fathi, Mohamed Saadawi, Hani Abdel Hai.
As for the governorate of Alexandria, in the second day of Eid al-Adha, at 6 pm on the Tunisian Bayram Theater in El-Shatby, Alexandria theater troupe will present the show “ Sindbad Tales” written by Mohamed Mostafa, directed by Ahmed El Sayed and starring Haitham Mohamed, Wafaa Qamar, Yasmine Said, Mohamed Brika.
In Res Sea Governorate, In the beginning of Eid al-Adha At 9 Pm In Mamsha Al- Nasr in Hurghada , Modern Theater Troupe will present the show “ Awlad Al- Balade “ as part of the roaming theater plan organized by “ Confrontation Theater – Masrah Al- Mouagaha “ – affiliated to the Modern Theater Group. The show is starring Mohamed Zidan, Mohamed Abasiri, Wael Mostafa, Adel Youssef and a group of young artists.
The National Center for Child Culture is organizing a number of events in the Cultural Park for Children in El-Sayeda Zeinab on Wednesday and Thursday, 14 and 15 August at 6 pm- with the participation of a number of sectors of The ministry, including art workshops in various fields of plastic arts - printing - recycling of materials - design of greeting cards for holiday - face painting - a seminar entitled "your Eid with health " and a meeting with one of the writers of children.
Art House for Folk And Performing Arts presents a varied program for the public during the festival including presenting :-the theatrical performance "Alice in Wonderland" on the balloon theater in Agouza produced by the under-18 Troupe and starring Marwa Abdel Moneim, Diaa Shafik, Hassan El Sherif, Heba Mohamed, Basma Maher, Nour El Sharkawy, Karim Abdel Shafi, Mohamed Omar, Ahmed Shoman, Ahmed Hamouda, Laila Abdel Hamid, Mohamed Fayez, Omar Ehab, Hamada Mahmoud, Mustafa Mohamed, Nadine Khaled, Nour Shady, Ahmed Abdel Maaboud, Hor El Shazly, written and directed by Mohsen Rizk. The show "Maktoubly Agnilk" on the stage of Mohamed Abdel Wahab in Alexandria ,the show is starring: Iman El Bahr Drouy Shirin , the performance "Kafr Abu Hetta" on the stage of the city of Gamasa starring Maher Selim and directed by the artist Hassan Saad.Plus, Salah Jahin Hall presents “ Mounwaat AL- Eid “ show and other shows for: the National Circus, Puppets , Al- Tannoura and the National Folklore Troupe- the National Circus continues presenting its shows also on Agouza Theater, Jamsa Theater and The Cultural Park in AlSayeda Zainab District.
The General Organization of Culture Palaces organizes a number of cultural events in Cairo, the other Egyptian governorates and the headquarters of the civil society institutions. In “ Dar Al- Reaya Al- Egtemaaya “ Institution in Giza, some shows and workshop will be presented including : The shows of the magician, Al- Aragouz , Tannoura, face painting workshops, the design of the sacrifice using wool and Thread Workshops . An artistic performance by Al-Qanater Ensemble for Arabic music will present a concert in Giza Culture Palace Theater, in addition to several activities in the child library of Ahmed Orabi –In cooperation with Al- Dokki and El Mounira El Gharbeya libraries including presenting the shows of: "tonight we dream", "allow me to dance ", "the city of Telj" . Damietta culture palace The Red Sea governorate , the troupes of Al- Tannoura and Hurghada children folklore Troupes will present artistic shows, in addition to organizing a poetry evening and cultural competitions and a show for Al Kanater Troupe will present their shows in at the social club in Hurghada and In Qalubia. Arab music Troups perform their concerts in Bahtim culture palaces. Arab Bedouin Fayoum Bedouin Troupe presents an artistic concert on the open theater in Al Fayoum Culture Palace. Al Garbya for Folklore and Kafr El-Zayat for Arab Music present their shows at the city's cultural center In Tanta . Al Hamoul, Desouq, Fouh and Metoubas Troupes present their shows in kafr Al Shiekh governorate