Cairo's Egypt Art Festival to open in April

In April a large festival dubbed the ‘Egypt Art Festival’ will open in Cairo, showcasing works by young artists, photographers, singers and musicians.

Garden City, Cairo.

Garden City, Cairo. Image by Sebastian White / CC BY-SA 2.0

The event will predominantly be held at the Cinema Palace in Garden City and will include workshops and training sessions for novices who want to develop their artistic skills. The festival was born out of a Facebook campaign that launched on 25 January calling for photo posts and videos of works by young unknown artists in Egypt across a range of media from drawing to dance, photography, sculpture, acting and cooking.

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