Tut Ankh Amon the musical at the Cairo Opera House – Austrian musical depicting the life of Egypt’s most famous pharaoh, performed by the Cairo Opera Orchestra and Ballet Company. 8 pm; tickets 75 LE – 200 LE. Runs till 28th October.
Hiroshima Japanese Film Festival at the Artistic Creativity Centre in the Cairo Opera House grounds. Two award-winning Japanese films exploring the effect and legacy of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. 4 pm; free. Japanese Film Festival runs October 24th to 27th.
MARED Music and Arts Festival at al-Genaina Theatre in al-Azhar Park. Festival organised by the Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination Group, featuring arts and crafts, poetry, music, exhibitions (including caricatures and photography) and a performance by Clowns Without Borders. 12 pm – 10 pm; free (plus park entrance). Sadly, this event has been cancelled as of 28th October.
Instead, check out the Mado acoustic project at al-Sawy Culture Wheel – performance of contemporary and classical Arabic songs, including songs written by masters such as Sayed Darwish, Fairouz and el-Sheikh Imam. 8:30 pm; 10 LE.
Skin Deep Halloween Spooktacular at Cairo Jazz Club – funk and dancefloor tunes to celebrate the ghosties and ghoulies. 10.30 pm; free.
Note: Photo taken from flickr Creative Commons, and is by epredator.