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Arab Music Festival On Now

A whopping 41 concerts are set to take place across Cairo and Alexandria over 10 days, starting today.

The Arab Music Festival has returned to the Cairo Opera House and is boasting a diverse array of talents from across the region.

Running from November 1st to the 9th, the 16th session of the Arab Music Festival will be hosting more than 74 musicians from across 12 countries. Debuting in 1992, the Arab Music Festival has continued to grow throughout the decades, bringing some the most talented singers and musicians in the region.

This year the festival is sure to be bigger than ever as the line up includes several heavyweights including; Egyptian singers Ali El-Haggar and Amal Maher, Lebanese singer Marouan Khouri, Syrian musician Safwan Bahlawan, as well as several singers participating on the Arab version of the smash hit TV series The Voice. Over 10 days, the Arab Music Festival will be holding an impressive 41 concerts at five various theatres in both Cairo and Alexandria.

With each year the Arab Music Festival main objectives is to honour and promote new arab voices that epitomise Arab Culture. This year the festival will be awarding trophies to honour 10 pioneers in the sphere of Arab music and calligraphy. Additionally the festival has also earmarked a special LE 10,000 prize for the best traditional Arabic musical troupe. At the inaugural ceremony the festival will be paying tribute to legendary composer Mohamed Abdul Wahab and his masterpieces.

To learn more about the schedule please click here

 


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