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Minister of Culture Gaber Asfour has agreed on a decision taken by the Cairo Opera House’s board of directors to perform monthly concerts from which revenues would be entirely allocated to the ‘Long Live Egypt’ fund. The decision came in response to the initiative launched by President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi which aims to support the Egyptian economy through the fund. Part of the concerts’ revenues will a… more…

Established in 1960 with a mission to maintain and preserve the common dance heritage of Egypt and the Arab world, the National Folkloric Arts Troupe presented a brilliant display of traditional dancing at Cairo Opera House. The famous Saidi stick dance (Raks Al Asayya) originated in the south of Egypt and is considered the most important of Egyptian folklore dances. Tahtib refers to a kind of dance but also to a game played b… more…

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