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French Institute in Egypt celebrates Music Day on June 20

Wed, Jun. 12, 2019
CAIRO - 12 June 2019: The French Institute in Egypt will organize the 2019 version of the Music Day at Al Azhar Park on June 20 at 7:30 p.m.

It is worth mentioning that young Egyptian and French promising talents are usually discovered on that day.

This year's edition will focus on Rai and its late iconic performer Rashid Taha. The celebration will also feature a unique musical mix and will include the Egyptian musical band El-dor el-Awal (First floor), French - Algerian singer Soufiane Saidi and French Mazzleda team, while the closing comes with DJ Countess.

Music Day is an annual music celebration that takes place on June 21. On that Day, the citizens of some cities are allowed and encouraged to play music outside in their neighborhoods or in public spaces such as parks.

On Music Day, many free concerts are organized, where musicians perform for fun not seeking any payment.

Music Day takes place on the day of the summer solstice and was originated in Paris in 1982 by French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang, and Maurice Fleuret. Since then, Music Day has been celebrated in 120 countries around the world.
 
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