The end of the decade is a mere few days away, and the roaring 20s are making a comeback. Before you get your flapper dress and flirty bob haircut ready for New Year’s Eve, make sure to fully enjoy the final days of the 2010s. Here is a list of events happening within the next couple of weeks that you do not want to miss!
December 19th: HanyMust in Sawy Culture Wheel
Performing his original songs in Sawy Culture Wheel’s Wisdom Hall at 8 PM, Hany’s soulful voice will be perfect for an extra dose of art and beauty as the year approaches its end. Hany will be joined by Adam Awad on guitar, Philip Anwar on keyboard, Amir Ghali on bass, and Youssef El Qadi on drums. Let beautiful original music carry you into the new decade!
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2575379709207706/
December 19th: Muhammed Saeed in Sawy Culture Wheel
On the same day in an adjacent hall, Muhammed Saeed holds his first ever solo concert along with his band in Sawy’s River Hall at 7 PM. Saeed’s music is fully written, composed and produced by him. Saeed promised his fans an exceptional night that you would not want to miss if you enjoy his music!
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/502646540336452/
December 20th: Dogs Walk
Organized by Meow Tours, this trip includes visits to three animal shelters: Pets Garden Shelter for dogs and cats, Hope Shelter for dogs, and Chance Shelter for dogs and cats, all in Marriottia. What is a better way to kick off the new decade than by spending time cuddling and playing with beautiful animals in need?
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/512277726030333/
December 20th: Black Theama in Darb 1718
Friday at 7 PM, prepare to dance the night away at Darb 1718 to the funky tunes of Black Theama. Celebrate the approach of the new decade with a party befitting the parties of days old with Black Theama’s unique, lively music.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/445488783054543/
Bulga Shopping Day at Eish Wa Malh
If you are interested in the cute Bulgas offered by Bulga, make sure to stop by Eish Wa Malh! A day full of treats; you can browse Bulga’s stylish items and enjoy Eish Wa Malh’s delicious creations this Friday starting 12PM.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2492556474199635/
December 20th, 21st: Cairo Nile Ride
Get yourself a fun activity that also helps you clear your head and build your strength. Yes, such a thing does exist! The Nile Kayak Club is offering rides over the river Nile around the Zamalek area. Kayak away, enjoying the beautiful scenery, fresh air, and the upper body workout!
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/489203498379736/
December 20th, 27th: Osana Friday Market
The weekly Osana Friday Market has been upgraded and now it includes a myriad of locally produced items! Get in the Christmas spirit as you browse through farm-fresh produce, organic food, baked goods and popsicles as well as clothing, jewelry, and natural skin care products, and finally yoga kits, crystals, and gifts! The event, which takes place every Friday, starts at 11 AM and ends at 3 PM in the Osana Garden.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2425963734097666/?event_time_id=2425963740764332
December 21st: Cairo Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas Concert
A classy night out to get yourself in the Christmas spirit, what could be a better idea! The Cairo Symphony Orchestra will be performing G. F. Handel’s The Messiah with its renowned A Capella Choir. Prepare yourself for a true Hallelujah moment, as the orchestra never disappoints.
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December 21st: El Far3i Acoustic Live at Darb 1718
The awesome Palestinian singer and songwriter will be bringing his fabulous music to Cairo this December. He will be serenading the crowd at Darb 1718 with beautiful acoustic renditions of his songs. You should not miss this opportunity to end the decade with brilliant music!
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/814961632270116/
December 21st: Christmas at Makar Farms
Makar has got a very delicious pre-Christmas treat for you! This event includes spending time at the farm with a succulent Christmas lunch. Makar has collaborated with chefs Nabil Gaballa and Nermin Amin, who will create an unforgettable Christmas-inspired four-course menu for Makar’s guests.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2242443232722660/
December 21st: Movie Night and Dinner at Wadi Degla Protectorate
Enjoy a holly jolly Christmas surrounded by breathtaking wilderness, and the ultimate Christmas movie: Home Alone! The event will include an open buffet dinner as well as the movie screening. Snuggle up with a warm, fuzzy blanket and enjoy the Christmas spirit.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/436967883894933/
December 22nd: Joker Screening at Tahrir Cultural Center, AUC
If Christmas movies and camping aren’t exactly your cup of tea, you can catch a different movie experience at the AUC. Todd Phillips’ beautifully dark film showcasing the great villain’s origin story, starring the incredible Joaquin Phoenix, will be screened at 7PM, so be sure to arrive early!
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2558634490920953/
December 25th: Nutcracker Ballet at the Cairo Opera House
Nothing says Christmas more than Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Nutcracker. The entire ballet is a gorgeous Christmas-inspired affair. Catch the Cairo Opera Ballet Company and the Cairo Opera Orchestra’s fabulous rendition of the timeless classic this Christmas and truly end the year in class.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/769859216828780/
December 25th: Special Christmas Concert with Ilham Al Madfai and Dokkan
Cairo Jazz Club is bringing us entertainment at its finest this Christmas. Iraqi legend Ilham Al Madfai will be performing his gorgeous fusion of traditional Iraqi music with western guitar. In addition to that, the experimental music project, Dokkan, will perform an opening set.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2460976404116324/
December 27th: Souad Massi in Cairo
Let the magical tunes and angelic voice of Souad Massi usher you into the new decade. The concert, which will be held at Al Manara International Conference Center, will take place on Friday at 8 PM.
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/549985248915511/
December 28th: Coldplay Night! Strawberry Swing at El Sawy Culture Wheel
Enjoy a setlist of Coldplay’s greatest hits performed by Strawberry Swing before the new decade starts. Saturday at 7 PM, you will be on a date with the adventure of a lifetime, as you bid the 2010s farewell while you listen to the music of one of the greatest bands of the decade!
Find the full details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2829225410463692/