List of past events in the Maq'ad of Sultan Qaitbey cultural hub


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Music Days at Sultan Qaitbey’s

The Oriental jazz group El Dor El Awal, the Sudanese singer and drummer Asia Madani and her band, and the vocal group Klaxics singing a capella performed on three consecutive days. Children from the neighbourhood presented dancing and vocal performances

Iftar followed by theatre and dance performances

The Ramadan iftar meal at the Maq’ad of Sultan Qaitbey was followed by performances by the  The Nahda Art School of Social Theatre and the  Ahmed Abdelnany’s group of folklore art and traditional dance

Concert by the BartolomeyBittmann duo from Vienna

The world-renowned Austrian duo BartolomeyBittmann performed at the Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey their own music – rooted in classical tradition and merging various genres. The concert was organised in cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum Cairo

Exhibition of the Winners of Photographic Competition

The exhibition A Thin Line Between the Living and the Dead presented 44 best photographs showing the heritage and present-day life of Sultan Qaitbey area chosen from 119 entries by 44 photographers in a competition. The exhibition can be viewed on-line (click “view event”).

D-CAF 19 Festival Event: Concert and Installation

Estabena: the Mediterranean Sea Music Project performed music from around the Mediterranean. Two Hungarian artists who perform as Quarzbox presented a sand-and-paint animation of changing images created from sand and projected on an overhead screen.

Women's Day Celebration: Concert and Exhibition

Do‘souqa, one of the trendiest independent musical groups in Cairo, performed in the Maq‘ad of Sultan Qaitbey to celebrate International Women’s day. On the same day, an exhibition by the Austrian Cultural Forum was opened, presenting remarkable Egyptian and Austrian women.