FILE - Marrinsky Theatre
CAIRO – 6 June 2018: Tickets for prominent musician Omar Khairat’s concert scheduled to be held in Russia on June 18 now selling online through “e7gezly” Facebook page.
AUR Capital and Book UR Star Global companies announced on May 6 that a special concert will be held in Russia on June 18 in honor of the Egyptian national team's participation in the World Cup after a 28-year absence. Khairat will perform during the concert, with the aim of boosting tourism and spreading awareness about Egyptian culture.
The Mariinsky Theatre is a historic Russian masterpiece, located in the cultural city of Saint Petersburg. The theatre was home to several iconic plays composed by Russian giants such as Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Rimsky-Korsakov.
The theatre accommodates 1,300 people and hosts the annual Russian National Day celebrations, along with prestigious symphonies and orchestras.
Ashraf Salman, former minister of investment and current chairman of AUR Capital Company, told Egypt Today that the concert has several aims, on top of which is to present a respectable image of Egypt through Khairat, known for his global reputation as a magnificent musician.
“The Mariinsky Theatre was picked to host the expected concert for its fame. It is one of the three most important theatres worldwide,” Salman said. The ex-minister added that the theatre’s reputation will draw a multinational audience to Khairat’s concert.
Salman said selling the tickets will be handled by international agencies, such as Ticketsmarche.