Events Wednesday 9th May, Cairo

Wednesday 9th May

‘Masriyano’ Book Launch at Mashrabia Gallery
Wed May 09 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
‘Masriyano’ is a collection of stories and anecdotes written by Carmine Cartolano; an Italian teacher who has lived in Egypt for ten years. The book presents an interesting and humourous clash of cultures. Cartolano will be joined by Gennaro Gervasion of the British University in Cairo and journalist Mahmed Farag for a Q&A. Attendance is free.

8 Champollion Street, Downtown

DJ Ramy at Cairo Jazz Club
Wed May 09 10:00 pm to Thu May 10 3:00 am
Known for his boogylicious (not a real word) tracks and mixes, DJ Ramy will host a fantabulous (also not a real word) night of grooving like there’s no tomorrow. Reservations at Cairo Jazz Club are recommended.

197 26th Of July St., Mohandiseen

Azza Balbaa, singer

Azza Balbaa


Azza Balbaa at El Sawy Culturewheel
Wed May 09 from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Egyptian singer Azza Balbaa throws in her two-cents on the revolution with covers of El Sheikh Emam’s most patriotic songs in El Sawy’s Wisdom Hall. Tickets are 15LE.

End 26th July Street, Zamalek

The Economy & the Revolution’ at El Sawy Culturewheel
Wed May 09 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Undoubtedly damaged by the events of last year, Egypt’s economy is slowly on the rise again. Ahmed El Sayed El Naggar will talk about the economic trends that have seen this happen and how the new government can best revive the economy in El Sawy’s River Hall. Attendance is free.

End 26th July Street, Zamalek

‘Street Kids in Egypt’ Book Discussion at El Sawy Culturewheel
Wed May 09 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Dr. Mohamed Refaat, professor of history at Alexandria University, will discuss his book ‘Street Kids in Egypt’, which looks at issue from as far back as the 1880’s. The event will take place in Word Hall 1 and attendance is free.

End 26th July Street, Zamalek

Ahwa Sada band

Ahwa Sada


Ahwa Sada at After Eight
Wed May 09 10:00 pm to Thu May 10 3:00 am
With their traditional funky Egyptian tunes, up-and-coming band Ahwa Sada will perform at After Eight in the heart of Downtown Cairo. Minimum charge is 60LE.

6, Kasr El Nil St., Between Arabesque and Groppi, Downtown

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