Center Stage

Ambassadors of Music

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 - 10:33 GMT

Touring the US as part of the Center Stage program, Youssra el-Hawary, Dina el-Wedidi and Karftade takht on the mission of bridging cultures and presenting Egyptian art to the world.

Dina el-Wedidi lights up stage at St. John Cathedral in New York

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 04:21 GMT

Dina el-Wedid and her band gave a breathtaking concert Saturday at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York city.

Karkade’s Abu Zekry: U.S. audience was excited for oriental music

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 09:16 GMT

Karkade is one of three Egyptian bands selected to partake in the fourth edition of Center Stage, which marks debut Egyptian participation.

Youssra: Artists should mirror their cultures, lives

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 09:54 GMT

Egypt Today interviewed Youssra el-Hawary in the small town of Lyons, Nebraska during her participation in the fourth season of US-sponsored Center Stage.

Karkade takes Takht music to America

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 10:22 GMT

Oud player Mohamed Abu Zekry and his band Karkade have been on a multi-state tour for almost a month.

From Nebraska to Albuquerque: Youssra’s music appeals different audiences

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 06:52 GMT

Youssra el-Hawary and her band gave their fourth concert in US at the #Globalquerque annual music festival in New Mexico.

Splendid nights at Kennedy Center: Dina, Youssra, Karkade explore different US venues

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 - 02:04 GMT

Center Stage’s Egyptian stars perform at one of the most prestigious venues in Washington D.C., the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Breathtaking night in Washington with Dina el-Wedidi, Youssra el-Hawary

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 10:46 GMT

Breathtaking night in Washingtonwith Dina el-Wedidi, Youssra el-Hawary

Season 4 of Center Stage sees first Egyptian participation

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Center Stage is a cultural program launched by the US Department of State in 2012, bringing to American soil a range of artists from different countries.