The local band, Black Theama, will perform on Thursday a concert at Cairo Opera House's Open Air Theatre as part of the opera's Summer Festival-The band's official Facebook The local band, Black Theama, will perform on Thursday a concert at Cairo Opera House's Open Air Theatre as part of the opera's Summer Festival-The band's official Facebook

Black Theama to perform at Cairo Opera House's Summer Festival

Thu, Jul. 12, 2018
CAIRO – 12 July 2018: The local band, Black Theama, will perform on Thursday a concert at Cairo Opera House's Open Air Theatre as part of the opera's Summer Festival.

Founded in 2004 by Amir Salah el-Deen ,originally a member in Karisma theatrical troupe, the three-member band presents a wide range of music styles, including Nubian rhythms, reggae, hip-hop, R&B and African music. The band infuses the traditional Nubian folk songs with modern beats.

Over the years, the band collaborated with many other bands and musicians such as Massar Egbari and Cairokee.

Black Theama represented Egypt in different international competitions; they were nominated at the 2013 World Music Awards for the Best Group, Best Live Act, Best Song and Best Video Clip awards for the song "Fi Belad Al-ayy Haga".

The Cairo Opera House launched its Summer Festival, which takes place in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhur, with a concert for Al Nour Wal Amal Orchestra (Light and Hope) on Wednesday July 4, 2018, at the Open Air Theatre.

Al Nour Wal Amal is considered to be the only orchestra in the world to perform without musical notes as it consists of blind women. Several prominent musicians led the orchestra such as Andre Ryder, Ahmed Abul Eid, and Ali Othman, among others.

The festival’s program includes 58 concerts varying from jazz concerts to religious hymns concerts; ten concerts will take place at the Cairo Opera House's Open Air Theatre from July 4 to 19, and four concerts in the Damanhur Opera, 14 concerts at the Sayed Darwish theatre and El Romany Theater in Kom el-Dekka, Alexandria, will take place from July 18 to 30.

The festival includes several musical and dancing performances for great artists, and presents a collection of Arab and foreign shows such as, Habanera, Alla Turca (Turkish March), Mozart Serenade, Longa Ryad, Greek Zorba ballet, Farandole and many other performances.
 
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