Egypt

Music From Egypt + Sudan (3)

Music From Egypt + Sudan (3) - The Egyptian Project: Presented by MARSM UK, this is part of a new captivating musical showcase in the heart of London to celebrate Egypt's and Sudan’s most vibrant and inspiring artists. A journey from traditional folklore to alternative rock, retro-pop to roots and more.

Music From Egypt + Sudan (2)

Music From Egypt + Sudan (2): Presented by MARSM UK, this is part of a new captivating musical showcase in the heart of London to celebrate Egypt's and Sudan’s most vibrant and inspiring artists. A journey from traditional folklore to alternative rock, retro-pop to roots and more. For this segment and for the first time Dina El Wedidi (Egypt) and Rasha (Sudan), two established and well known singers, will be sharing the stage. El Wedidi's songs are infused with the political concerns of Egypt.

Music From Egypt + Sudan

Music From Egypt + Sudan (1): Presented by MARSM UK, this is part of a new captivating musical showcase in the heart of London to celebrate Egypt's and Sudan’s most vibrant and inspiring artists. A journey from traditional folklore to alternative rock, retro-pop to roots and more. This first event will bring the Oxford Maqam Ensemble in a night dedicated to recreating the best classics of Arabic Egyptian music.

November Highlights: 'Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs' + End of 'Nour Festival' 2015 + EFG Jazz Festival

Charting Egypt's journey over twelve centuries, beginning from 30BC until present day, it shows the remarkable objects that have been uniquely preserved in Egypt's arid climate and that tell the tale of this ancient land, from being a part of the Roman Empire, followed by the Christian Empire and finally, with the arrival of Islam. It looks at the changes from a world of many gods to the worship of one God.

Nawal El Saadawi, London Visit

Nawal El Saadawi, London Visit: Renowned Egyptian writer, feminist and activist Nawal El Saadawi is in London and will take part in several events this Autumn. Described as 'the most influential feminist thinker in the Arab world over the past half-century' by the Financial Times, here are two opportunities to get a glimpse of this legend of a woman.

Effect of Arab Spring on Egypt's Culture

Effect of the Arab Spring on Egypt's Culture: Discussion between Tarek Osman (author of the internationally acclaimed book Egypt on the Brink) and Anthony Sattin (British journalist, broadcaster and author). They will address the future of the Arab world, the intersection between politics, economics and demographics and the emerging new regional geopolitical order. The event will take place at Leighton House Museum on 21 October, 2013.