Festivals & Conferences
Citadel Festival for Music, Singing
Wednesday، 08 August 2018 - 02:26 PM
Culture Minister Inas Abdel Dayem, Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani and Chairman of Cairo Opera House Magdy Saber inaugurated the 27th Salah El Din Citadel Festival for Music and Singing at the Mahka Theatre at the Citadel on August 2-17, 2018.
This year, the festival has been granted with an international badge for the first time in its history. It includes 37 concerts from six Arab and foreign countries, including Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, China, Mexico and Panama.
Chairman of Cairo Opera House Magdy Saber referred that after Abdel Dayem delivers her speech during the inauguration ceremony several figures, who have a great impact on the festival’s success such as the singers Hany Shaker and Medhat Saleh as well as the violin player Alaa Khalil, will be honored with the honor shields and the certificate of appreciation.
The honoring had followed by Chinese shows and folklore songs presented by Chinese youth and children as well as a concert by the singer Shaker.
This year the festival’s line-up includes Fouad and Mounib band, Tunisian singer Ghali Banali; Egyptian marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz; Egyptian singers Sheikh Yasin Al-Tuhami, Ali El Haggar, Iman Al-Bahr Darwish and IhabTawfik, Monte Cairo band, El Nour W El Amal Orchestra and Syrian singer Majed Al Qasim.