In the vacant space of Darb 1718, spring’s cold breeze surrounded hundreds of loyal fans who passionately spent their afternoon waiting for one of their favourite bands, Wust El-Balad, to release its latest album, “Bantalony El-Jeans” (My Jeans Trousers). “Bantalony El-Jeans” is the latest musical album the soft rock band meets their fans with, after …
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The band was astonished by the Mansoura audience, who sang along with the German lyrics, without understanding what they were saying. “The audience was the best public I have ever played for,” said Max Gaier, vocalist.
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The Shnit Film Festival, currently in its tenth year, will see Cairo join nine other cities across five continents when it opens at the Darb 1718 Contemporary Art and Culture Centre today. Sixty four international short films will simultaneously be screened in Cairo and the other nine cities. The festival will last for three days …
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The exhibition itself offers a nostalgic insight into the minds of children with some being endearingly childish and simple and others surprisingly sophisticated. One of the drawings portrayed a grotesque male face that was almost disturbing, but excellent nonetheless, by a 12 year-old budding artist.
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Attendance to the event was free, which promoted a more inclusive environment and the clear Arabic information available allowed non-English speakers to get access to some of the nearly overwhelming amount of information and literature available on the subject in English.
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