GFF Updates: El Gouna Film Festival Is Back with a Special Edition in December 2023
Although the El Gouna Film Festival has been postponed many times, it will go ahead this December, but without red carpet and after-party celebrations. Also, the festival is showing its unwavering solidarity with Palestine in a special edition of Palestinian films. Here is all about GFF’s special edition.
Weekend Guide: Greens Farmers Market, Art Exhibitions & More!
Many of us start thinking about Christmas shopping as December approaches, signalling the reemergence of Christmas bazaars. Moreover, there is an array of excellent art exhibitions to visit, ranging from paintings and sculptures to photographs and installations. If you'd rather sit back with some friends and listen to some live music, the following places have you covered.
Egyptian Crime Books You Should Read in this Gloomy Weather!
Get cosy and ready for some winter reads that are not only spooky but will definitely get you in the detective mood that is perfect for this weather. Start reading and tell us if you've read any of them.
Weekend Guide: Christmas Bazaars, Linkin Park Tribute Night, Art Exhibitions & More!
This weekend, there will be a number of art exhibits and music events for you to enjoy as a way to take a break from the pressures of your job and other responsibilities. From Christmas bazaars and music performances to impressive art exhibitions, there is something for everyone this weekend!
The West Bank Wall: A Canvas of Palestinian Struggles
Unwanted as it may be, the Wall in the West Bank has become a canvas onto which Palestinians have painted their tales of struggle, grief, and renewal. As the West Bank Wall keeps serving as a divider, artists keep using spray paint as a form of protest. Read the full article in our bio to find out more about the West Bank Wall.
Weekend Guide: Hisham Abbas, European Canon, Alwan Art Festival & More!
You may escape the stress of your work and other commitments this weekend by attending one of the many art shows or musical performances happening in Cairo. This weekend, you can experience the best of Cairo's pulsating nightlife at events like the Hisham Abbas concert, Spain's European Canon performance, and the Alwan Art Festival and a photography exhibition. For more information, read the full article in our bio.
Preserving the Legacy of Ceramics: Hany Mandour’s Artistic Journey
Hany Mandour's life story exemplifies, in the context of modern art, the value of preserving and passing on the tradition of pottery. Mandour's art represents the value of passing down knowledge and skills within a family through the generations at a time when the very concepts of modern and contemporary art are up for question.
Weekend Guide: Kickstart your Sweet November with CairoComix & Cairo Jazz Festival & More!
The spooky season has ended and sweet November has begun! The first weekend includes the last Cairo Jazz Festival concert, more D-CAF shows, and the eighth annual Cairo Comix Festival. What's more, there are musical events and art shows that you won't want to miss! What's happening in Cairo this weekend? Read the full article in our bio to find out!
Inspiring Egyptian and Arab Celebrities Who Battled Breast Cancer
Despite their bright grins and glitzy red carpet appearances, some well-known celebrities were really fighting breast cancer in secret. Their stories of struggle and triumph against breast cancer serve as a continual reminder that the disease is indifferent to wealth and celebrity. As October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, draws to a close, our thoughts turn to the inspiring people who have fought and won their own battles with the disease. In the full article in our bio, we go through the lives of these famous women who beat breast cancer.
Weekend Guide: Cairo Vintage Souq, Bubblegum Kollectiv, Muslim Concert & More!
We've all been hit pretty hard over the last two weeks. The constant stream of unfortunate occurrences has left us emotionally exhausted and worn out from watching the news. This weekend, we just want to get away from it all and have a good time to relax. Good thing there's a plethora of entertaining events happening this weekend to help us unwind and get ready for the next few weeks. These range from bazaars to musical performances to art exhibitions.