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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
Karavan Sarai + Egyptian Project @ CJC
Bars
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
The House Party: The Music Room @ BCA Maadi
Parties
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: BCA Maadi Clubhouse
Yehya Khalil  @  Cairo Opera House
Concerts
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Venue: Cairo Opera House
Kevin De Vries / Kiasmos / Shiha @ CJC 610
Bars
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club 610
Ahmet Kılıç + Kashouty @ The Tap East
Bars
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap East
'Times & Echoes' @ Marakez
Exhibitions
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Marakez
Winter Sessions II ft. Luigi Rocca @ 24k
Parties
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 11:00pm - 6:00am
Venue: 24K Bar & Restaurant
8Kays @ The Garden Nile Front
Parties
Date: 1/17/2019
Time: 10:30pm - 6:00am
Venue: The Garden Nile Front