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Mon25Sep201716:30Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further details
Creating a sound that you will have rarely heard before, French/English collaborative music collective, Egyptian Project, deliver crazy trip-hop beats, infused with folkloric sounds from across Egypt for a unique take on fusion music. It’s like the Egyptian poetry flying over a heavy psychedelic dub bass with a rock flavor.
Mon02Oct201716:30Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further detailsLina Osama is a visual artist born in Cairo in 1986, the founder of Humans as Living Units of Humanity as well. She paints mostly using mixed media, and has experimented in filmmaking, video art, animation, graphic prints, illustration, painting installations and artistic fieldwork. Lina has participated in more than 40 exhibitions in Egypt, Austria, France and Morocco, and she holds a Bachelor’s degree in painting from Cairo University’s Faculty of Fine Arts in 2009. In 2007, she won the Mohamed Mounir award at the Ministry of Culture’s Youth Salon Competition.
Wed11Oct201719:30Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further details
Maestro Nayer Nagui Joined the Alexandria Conservatoire, where he studied Piano under the Italian Prof. Herta Pappo. Furthered his Musical studies in Cairo, where he obtained the advanced certificate of the Royal Schools of Music, London, in Piano performing and Theory of Music, 1996. Nagui is the Founder and the Musical Director of the “Cairo Celebration Choir”, a Choir of 120 members performing famous Chorus works and Oratorios. Musical Director of Disney is dubbing animation in Arabic language. Former Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Cairo Opera Orchestra.
Tue24Oct201716:30Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further details
Dr.Higazy is an Egyptian humanist, strategic thinker and institutional sustainable development authority. His magnum opus, Termini Context Thinking ‘TCT’ (2002), dubbed Humanistic ‘Terminalism' is considered one of the founding schools of sociopolitical/ socioeconomic philosophy of the wisdom age of humanity, yet to emerge. In the political economy realm, Dr. Higazy, brings to bear 25 years of comprehensive experience in Strategic Advisory, Governance Advocacy, Investment Management, Organizational Psychology, Institutional Sustainable Development, and Strategic philanthropy; all encompassed in the Industry of thinking domain. His professional experience is complemented through an extended academic profile that encompasses the technical aspects of development. Dr. Higazy is the founder of ACME Corp Global (a Strategic Advisory and Investment Management Corporation), NASAQ Foundation for Humanistic Thinking and SQUARE Institute for Strategic Thinking, both Advocacy Think Tanks.
ACME Corp was founded as the socioeconomic arm of practice through which sustainable developmental models pillared upon NASAQ philosophical and Strategic models are enlivened.
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“My art should not limit the thoughts of the viewers, but give them the freedom to develop into all directions,” says Gerlinde Wendland, the creator of many of SEKEMs artworks. The artist has been regularly visiting SEKEM since about 25 years and creates artworks oriented towards classical modernism.
Mon20Nov201713:30Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further details
They are a community of academic, professional and elegant musicians. Whether they are performing for a concert, official event, their aim in life is to perform music the way it was written with passion. It was based in 2016 and it performed every week in Ritz Carlton in Cairo. Members: Mahmoud Zakrya (viola), Karim Adnan (bass), & Sherif Moustafa (piano)
Wed22Nov201719:00Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further details
Awtar Quartet was formed in 2012 by Khaled Saleh & Yasser Ghoneim on violin, Essam Abdelhamid on viola, and Mohamed Abdelfattah on cello. In addition to their principal vocation, classical music, the quartet also weaves in other genres such as jazz, tango, Latin works, folk and Arabic music. To highlight the variety of their repertoire, they often also invite other musicians to join them for select performances. In 2013, Awtar presented a series of concerts supported by the American Embassy at Sawy Culture Wheel, Amideast, Information Resource Center of the American embassy, and Banha University. These concerts represented various classical and contemporary American music, in addition to arrangements of movies soundtracks and musicals. In the end of 2013, Awtar gave its first performance at Cairo Opera House, where it performed jazz standards and classical music. It was received with success and a positive critique in the Ahram Weekly newspaper. Recently, They established Osiris String Orchestra for the amateurs in Cairo to train and present the amateurs to the public in Egypt.
Thu07Dec201719:00Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further detailsWas formed in 2000 by Hazem Shahine with the aim of reviving the songs of Sheikh Imam and Sayed Darwish. In 2005, after a two-year hiatus, the band announced its return with new members in the line-up. The band found its identity in the 2011 Egyptian Revolution. Their songs are inspired by the poets Fouad Haddad and Salah Jahin, as well as the son and grandson of Fouad Haddad, Amin and Ahmad Haddad. Amin and his son write about the changes taking place in contemporary Egypt. The band members include the children and grandchildren of these two poets.
Mon11Dec201713:30Space of Cultures, Heliopolis UniversityShow further details"Shakespeare (1564-1616) meets Scheherazade" or "The night I met Shakespeare". It is a play that explores the art of play-writing as opposed to the art of storytelling. Two literature icons meet and explore each other’s work. A journey that takes us from Shahriar to Macbeth to the One Thousand and One stories to our world today.
Cast (in order of appearance):
Hamada Shousha Heba Abdel Razek
Nourhan Said, Aya Essam, Walaa Ahmed
Tamer El Gazar
Emad El Raheb
Written and directed by Effat Yehia
Music played by Emad El Raheb
Stage Manager: Irienie Ashraf
Lights by Mohamed Abdel Mohsen
Special Thanks to Martina Dinkel
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