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Cairo Jazz Festival

Cairo International Jazz Festival

Cairo International Jazz Festival celebrating its 11th year with an eclectic line-up from 9 countries featuring Mario Laginha Trio (Portugal), Pianist Livio Minafra (Italy), Dutch multi-Award drummer Lucas Van Merwijk and his Drums United together with Artvark Saxophone Quartet and the best of Egyptian Jazz and world music with Youssra El Hawary, Eftekasat, The Gypsy Jazz Project and many more.

3-days in a row of excitement, music, Jazz for kids, movie screenings, workshops and performances all over the town in art spaces such as, Darb 1718, Room Art Space, NWT, Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel and Cairo Jazz Club in this multi-disciplinary music carnival.


Thursday, 10 October

7:00pm – 7:45 pm Circle of Four ft. Amena El Abd (Egypt) Ewart Hall

8:00pm-9:00 pm Artvark & Drums United (The Netherlands) Ewart Hall

9:15pm-10:00 pm The Gypsy Jazz Project (Egypt) AUC Garden

10:15pm-11:30 pm Wust Elbalad (Egypt) AUC Garden


Friday, 11 October

1:00pm - 3:00 pm Jazzinino “Jazz for Kids Workshop” The fountain stage

3:30pm - 4:30 pm Open Mic The fountain stage

4:00pm-4:30pm The Jazzy Ninos  Ewart Hall

5:00pm-5:45 pm Groove Ensemble (Egypt) Ewart Hall

6:00-7:00 pm Fischermanns Orchestra (Switzerland) AUC Garden

7:15pm-8:15 pm Mario Laginha Trio (Portugal) Ewart Hall

8:30pm-9:30 pm Aziz Maraka (Jordan) AUC Garden

9:30pm-10:30pm JU Ft. Glowing Bulbs (Hungary) Ewart Hall


Saturday, 12 October

11:00 am-1:00 pm Band Makers Showcase the Fountain Stage

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Jazzinino “Jazz for Kids Workshop”

3:30pm - 4:30 pm Open Mic The fountain stage

4:00pm-4:30pm The Jazzy Ninos  Ewart Hall

5:00pm-5:45pm Birds against hurricanes (Austria) Ewart Hall

6:00-6:45pm Sherif Moustafa Group (Egypt) AUC Garden

7:00pm-8:00pm Livio Minafra (Italy) Ewart Hall

8:10pm-9:20pm Youssra El-Hawary (Egypt) AUC Garden

9:30pm-10:30pm Jeff Herr Corporation (Luxembourg) Ewart Hall

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