Now that what was treated by many as the coming of another ice age in Egypt has subsided somewhat, excuses shall and will not be accepted – you will leave the house this week, you will be sociable and you will stop complaining about the cold. Here are some of the picks this week for the top events across Cairo – and it’s not all nightlife this week.
MAZZIKA X EL SAT7: HANDS ON SYNESTHESIA BY CLAUDIO CURCIOTTI @ DARB 1718
In one of the more unique music events of the week, Italian electronic musician and sound artist, Claudio Curciotti, is asking you to use your ears, eyes and nose at Darb 1718 for what is being described as a multi-sensory experience…
NOURRE FAHMY + GASER EL SAFTY + AHMED SAMY @ CAIRO JAZZ CLUB
(Monday)Three of the best and most distinct active DJs in Egypt are all in one place on one night this Monday at Cairo Jazz Club, as SDJ alumni, Nourre Fahmy and Gaser El Safty, and VENT resident, Ahmed Samy, take to the proverbial booth.
JAZZING BY THE RIVER FT. YEHYA KHALIL @ RIVERSIDE
Ahmed Harfoush has been the man leading the charge at Jazzing by the River, but this week sees a special guest take to the stage at Riverside – the man many credit with bringing jazz to the masses in Egypt, the legendary Yehya Khalil.
MAF + NEOBYRD @ CAIRO JAZZ CLUB
Responsible for one of the best nights at Cairo Jazz Club this last month, unique DJ duo, Masters at Funk, return to CJC on a night that will also see NeoByrd come out of hibernation for a rare public appearance.
ICE AGE LIVE! @ CAIRO STADIUM
Kid-friendly events are rare on the pages of CG, but after months of simmering buzz and one too many mentions on Nile FM, Ice Age Live! has arrived in Cairo and set to kick-off an eight-day run.
For more events across Egypt’s capital, check out the Cairo Gossip events calendar.