March 27 marks World Theater Day

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 09:40 GMT

World Theater Day is celebrated annually on March 27.

Male ballet dancer hopes to break stereotypes in Jordan

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 - 09:30 GMT

“When you are immersed in the world you love, everything around you disappears,” the 22-year-old said. “This is what it feels like when I’m on stage.”

Some Arab countries ban Kiki dance challenge

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

“In My Feelings” requires the performer to get out of the car and to perform certain moves beside the car while it is moving slowly, and while someone else is filming.

Interior Ministry warns against performing "Kiki dance challenge"

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 - 08:10 GMT

A well-placed source at the Interior Ministry warned of performing what is called the "Kiki dance challenge", making it clear that any person will be fined or imprisoned in case of imitating this dance challenge that impedes traffic. 

Korean Busan National Gugak Center performance dazzles Egyptians

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 - 08:27 GMT

Performances from the Korean Busan National Gugak Center at the Cairo Opera House on Sunday, April 22 served to educate and entertain Egyptian audiences.

In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 09:03 GMT

A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon.

Walid Aouni of Modern Dance Theatre Company honored in ceremony

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Walid Aouni of Cairo's Modern Dance Theatre Company received an honor at the Cairo Opera House on April 3 in recognition of his efforts.

‘Recto Verso’ dance to stage Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 10:27 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will be hosting a dance performance titled “Recto Verso” (Wesh We Dahr) on Thursday

Thousand artists to perform at African festival

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 07:35 GMT

Artists worldwide gathered in Ivory Coast on Saturday for a week-long festival of African music, theatre, dance, comedy, slam poetry and storytelling

IBN – sharing Indian cultural diversity with Egypt

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 04:04 GMT

The embassy of India in Cairo is organizing “India by the Nile” (IBN) from March 6-17.

American ballet project dedicated to the Legendary Magda Saleh

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 03:36 GMT

Celebrating From the Horse's Mouth, the legacy-based dance/theater project, the 14th Street Y Theater in USA will host “A Footnote in Ballet History” program on March 15-17.

The story behind ‘The Merry Widow’ operetta

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 12:45 GMT

Egypt Today presents to you a brief history of “The Merry Widow”, an operetta by Franz Lehár.

7th To Be Continued festival is here

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 - 08:09 GMT

The To Be Continued festival is about to launch its 7th edition between February 14-15 at the Falaky Theater of the old AUC campus.

4 Performances at 2B Continued Festival and Lab

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 - 02:58 GMT

The 7th edition of 2B continued Festival and Lab will feature four plays starting February 13 and running through to February 15.

Atbane Youness to take part in D-CAF festival’s 7th edition

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 01:18 GMT

The seventh edition of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) will host artist Atbane Youness, who will perform his conceptual art, on March 9.

Turkey's dervishes whirl for Rumi anniversary

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 07:18 GMT

Arms crossed over their hearts, hands resting on their shoulders, the dervishes start their dance.

Dance star Akram Khan prepares for swansong tour

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 - 11:29 GMT

One of Britain’s most celebrated dancer-choreographers, Akram Khan, is tackling the rise of xenophobia in his latest work.

Musketeers of the East to perform at the Cairo Opera House

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 09:33 GMT

The Musketeers of the East dance group will be performing at the Cairo Opera House for three nights, starting from Thursday, October 26 until Saturday, October 28.

Eileen Cooper's ‘Till the Morning Comes’ Exhibit

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 03:29 GMT

The Fine Art Society will be hosting an exhibition showcasing the artwork of Eileen Cooper, in association with the English National Ballet.

Overview – The origins of Calypso music

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 03:46 GMT

Calypso, the popular Afro-Caribbean dance, has a history that is more complex and courageous than the colorful costumes and lighthearted movements might first imply.