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The 25th Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre is Now in Session

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The Cairo International Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem has launched on Monday the 25th edition of the Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre at the Cairo Opera House’s grand theatre.

The night commenced with a a welcome speech by the president of the festival in which he declared his joy over celebrating the festival’s silver Jubilee.

The opening which, was directed by Khaled Galal and hosted by Jasmine Taha, featured a documentary hailing the silver jubilee of the festival. Two videos from the honourees who could not make it – Dancing expert Jermaine Akogny and playwright Hans Lehmann - were sent.

The minister of culture also made an appearance to officially launch the festival, and was joined by several iconic figures in the Egyptian and international theatre including Egypyt’s Nagy Shaker, actor Ezzat el-Alaily (Egypt), U.S playwright and scenarist David Henry, U.S International Research Centre Manager Gabriel Brandmaster and Italy’s Mummenschanz member Floriana Frassetto (Italy).

Main image from CIFCET Facebook Page.


Todays Events
Bakir/Sharmoofers/AK @ CJC 610
Bars
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club 610
Shubbak El Fann @ Goethe-Institut Kairo
Culture
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Goethe Institute
Mada Playlist w/ Kinda Hassan @ Underground
Parties
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 9:00pm - 11:00pm
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Squared & Co. Ft. CAAL @ Cairo Jazz Club
Bars
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
Strawberry Swing @  The Tap West
Bars
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 10:30pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap West
Mazaher Ensemble (Zar) @  Makan
Concerts
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Makan
Soul M @ The Tap East
Bars
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap East
'Roaming Birds' @ Art Talks
Exhibitions
Date: 12/12/2018
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Art Talks