'Memories of Karnak', a celebration of Mahmoud Reda's career at Cairo Opera’s Grand Theater


Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 01:55 GMT

"Memories of Karnak" celebration flyer - photo via Egypt's Min. of Culture

"Memories of Karnak" celebration flyer - photo via Egypt's Min. of Culture

CAIRO – 27 September 2020: Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem supervises the innovative artistic celebration, “Memories of Karnak”, organized by the Opera House in celebration of the career of the legend of popular art Mahmoud Reda.


The shows will be presented by the Cairo Opera Ballet Troupe under the supervision of its Artistic Director Armenia Kamel, accompanied by the Cairo Opera Orchestra.


The celebration will be held in Cairo Opera’s Grand Theater on September 30 at 8 p.m.


The celebration mixes shows, live music, and scenes of the famous movie “Gharam Fel Karnak”, directed by Ali Reda and presented by the Reda Folklore Band in the year 1967. It included a selection of kinetic designs by Mahmoud Reda that expressed the artistic heritage in various parts of Egypt.


The Egyptian Ministry of Culture had organized several events to celebrate the late folk legend Mahmoud Reda, including “A Night in the Love of Mahmoud Reda” at the Balloon Theater.


The ministry also issued a memorial book to commemorate Reda as one of the symbols of Egyptian creativity and an inspiring example for new generations.



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