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Events in Cairo Week Beginning 23rd January 2011

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 23rd January 2011 January 24, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Here’s my pick of the best craic going down in Cairo this week. For fuller listings, check out iCroc.com (also available on your mobile), the Cairo Live Events Guide, and Cairo360.com. Monday Cairo-based band Bikya playing a mixture of acoustic sounds and electronica at the Cairo Jazz Club. 10:30pm...

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 16th January 2011

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 16th January 2011 January 17, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Here’s my pick of the best craic going down in Cairo this week. For fuller listings, check out iCroc.com (also available on your mobile), the Cairo Live Events Guide, and Cairo360.com. Monday Aida – 140 Years of Fine Art, at the Cairo Opera House. Celebrating the 140th anniversary of the first performance...

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 9th January 2011

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 9th January 2011 January 9, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
There’s some interesting music and dance in Cairo this week. Here’s a suggestion of what to do each evening. For fuller listings, check out iCroc.com (also available on your mobile), the Cairo Live Events Guide, and Cairo360.com. Sunday Jazz and World Music fusion band Eftekasat playing at the Cairo...

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 19th December 2010

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 19th December 2010 December 19, 2010 | Events | Read More
Cairo isn’t the most Christmas-y city in the world, but there’s still some good stuff going on this week. And with The Nutcracker at the Opera House and a set Christmas meal at Cairo Jazz Club (complete with Riff Band), you can still get your dose of festive cheer. For fuller listings, check...

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 10th October 2010

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 10th October 2010 October 10, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
The Cairo International Circus Festival – mentioned in last week’s post – is still running all this week. Also, the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre is taking place from 10th to 20th October at the Cairo Opera House. (Full details currently unavailable.) Here are some...

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 19th September 2010

Events in Cairo Week Beginning 19th September 2010 September 19, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
There’s quite a bit going on in Cairo this week, including the 16th International Ismaelia Festival for Folkloric Arts running at the Cairo Opera House from 19th to 21st, and Andrea Bocelli performing at the Pyramids! Here’s my pick of the best craic doing down. For fuller listings, check...

Eid al-Fitr in Cairo: The Skinny for Visitors

Eid al-Fitr in Cairo: The Skinny for Visitors September 8, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Eid al-Fitr is the festival that celebrates the end of Ramadan. “Eid” means celebration, festival or feast, so Eid al-Fitr translates as the festival of breaking the fast. (The other main Eid in Egypt is Eid al-Adha, the feast of the sacrifice, which happens later in the year.) Eid al-Fitr takes...

Cairo Events Week Beginning 5th September 2010-09-05

Cairo Events Week Beginning 5th September 2010-09-05 September 5, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
It’s the last week of Ramadan now, so there’s not a great deal going on this week. Here are a few options to check out. Eid al-Fitr – a three day celebration to mark the end of Ramadan – begins on Friday. For fuller listings, check out iCroc.com (also available on your mobile) and Cairo360.com. Sunday Ana...

Cairo Events Week Beginning 29th August 2010

Cairo Events Week Beginning 29th August 2010 August 29, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
So we’re into the third week of Ramadan now, and there’s quite a lot of traditional music happening around Cairo. Here’s a few picks for some good stuff to check out. Unless otherwise noted, performances begin at 9.30 pm and are free. As always, for fuller listings see iCroc.com (also available...

Ramadan in Cairo: What Visitors Need to Know

Ramadan in Cairo: What Visitors Need to Know August 9, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ramadan begins sunrise on 11th August 2010. Here are a few things travellers to Cairo should bear in mind. What is Ramadan This is just a brief summary; for more details, check out the Wikipedia link referenced above. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, the month in which the Quran was...
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