November 28th

12:00 pm
Press Conference
Location:  Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo
2:00 pm
Main exhibitions tour for the journalists (all venues)
8:00 pm
Ofiicial opening reception (by invitation)
Location: Greater Cairo Library, 15 Mohamed Mazhar Street, Zamalek
Includes performances:
Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen (Mobilemirrors),
Hsia-Fei Chang,
Performance “Frankenstein” by Hannu Räisä & Antti Kemppainen (20 Min)

November 29th

5:30 pm
Talk on

“The State of culture in North Africa and the Middle East.”


Location: Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo
Speakers: Simon Njami, Hela Ammar, Karim Maatoug
Moderator: Olivia Marsaud
7:00 pm
Opening of the main exhibition at Darb 1718
Program includes performances:
Samah Hamdi,
Yara Mekawei and Lamis Haggag (15 Minutes),
Performance by Ghita Skali “If I had not been born Egyptian I would have wanted to be Egyptian” (30Minutes),
Romina De Novellis “La pecora” (4 hours),
Performance “Frankenstein” by Hannu Räisä & Antti Kemppainen (20 Min)


November 30th

4:30 pm
Talk on

“The Actuality of the Ancient. Contemporary Art, Icons and Identity.”

Location: Goethe-Institut, 2 Bustan Street, Downtown Cairo.
Speakers: Susanne Leeb, Alexander Koch, Monica Hanna, Moataz Nasr
Moderator : Angela Boskovitsch
7:00 pm
Exhibition opening in 24 Talaat Harb street (Cinema Radio), Downtown Cairo.
Includes Performance by Romina De Novellis “NACLO” (2 hours)
9:00 pm
Reception at the courtyards of Goethe-Institut. Program includes: Performance by Mwangi Hutter “Moving The Lifeline Along” (30 minutes)

December 1st

1:00 pm
Arnaud Cohen lunch Performance at Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo
7:00 pm
Exhibitions opening: 16 Adly Street and 42 Abdel Khaliq Tharwat Street, 5th Floor, Downtown Cairo
Includes performance by Hsia-Fei Chang







December 2ed

6:00 pm
Exhibition opening at Belgium Embassy, 56 Tareed El Zomor Street, Gizeh, Cairo
10:00 pm
Makan-Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts, 1 Saad Zaghloul Street, El Mounira, Downtown Cairo
Mazaher Ensemble

December 3rd

7:00 pm
Talk on

“Electronic Music in the Middle East and North Africa.”


by Neil Van der Linden
Includes : Performance Yara Mekawei and El GeZzawe
Location : Darb 1718, Kasr El Sham3 Street, Old Cairo


December 7th

6:00 pm
Opening of AtWork workshop exhibition at Darb 1718.

December 14th

7:30 pm
Screenings of Tunisian shorts at  Cinema Zawya
Presentation by filmmaker Intissar Belaid

December 16th

7:30 pm
Screenings of Egyptian shorts at Cinema Zawya
Filmmaker’s talk, Q&A