The activities of the 31st edition of the Arab Music Festival and Conference will start from October 20 to November 3, and the Fountain Theater at Cairo Opera House will be host to many huge concerts catered to accommodating massive crowds.
The opening ceremony will be held on October 20, Thursday, for the centenary of the musician Ali Ismail, with the participation of singers Walid Haider, Amira Ahmed, Mohamed Hassan, Ahmed Effat, Ghada Adam, Hanan Essam, Noha Hafez, with the participation of the Cairo Opera Ballet, choreography of Armenia Kamel, and conducting the orchestra Ahmed Effat.
It was announced that the electronic reservations for all festival concerts are opened since Wednesday, through the Cairo Opera House website.
On Friday night, October 21, artists Sarah Sahab, Fouad Zabadi, and Mai Farouk, led by Maestro Selim Sahab will perform a concert.
It will be followed by a concert on Saturday, October 22, with the participation of the Hani Shaker, Reham Abdel-Ghafour, Farah el-Mougy, guitar soloist Wahid Mamdouh, under the leadership of Maestro Mostafa Helmy.
Then comes a concert on Sunday, October 23, with the participation of Ragheb Alama for the first time in the Arab Music Festival, and preceded by a lyrical break by Marwa Nagy and Saad Ramadan.
Monday, October 24 will see a concert featuring Aly al-Haggar, Mohamed al-Helou, Enas Ezz Eddin, under the leadership of Ahmed Atef.
It will be followed by a concert on Tuesday, October 25, with the participation of singers Ramy Ayyash, Afaf Rady, and Ayat Farouk, under the leadership of Maestro Hazem al-Qasbagy.
Singer Carole Samaha will perform on Wednesday, October 26, with the participation of Hassan Sharara and Mohamed Mohsen, under the leadership of Maestro Nair Nagy.
Singer Medhat Saleh will then perform on Thursday, October 27, with the participation of Diana Haddad, Ramy Ibrahim, Amr Selim and Wissam Khassaf, with the Abdel-Halim Nuwayra band under the leadership of Maestro Ahmed Amer.
This will be followed by the concert of the singer Assi al-Hallani with the al-Hefny band under the leadership of Hisham Nabawi, on Friday, October 28, with the participation of Nadia Mostafa and Amjad al-Atafi.
Then musician Omar Khairat will perform on Saturday, October 29, under the leadership of Maestro Nair Nagy, and then singer Saber al-Rubai, on Sunday, October 30, with the participation of Eman Abdel-Ghany.
Singer Jannat, Melhem Zein, and Rehab Mutawa, will perform on Monday, October 31, under the leadership of Maestro Mohamed al-Mougy.
Singer Mohamed al-Sharnoubi will perform with the participation of Sabreen al-Najili, Hammam Ibrahim, and Hamada al-Najjar at a concert on Tuesday, November 1st.
And finally Mohamed Mounir’s will perform on Wednesday, November 2, accompanied by his band, and in the end, the Syrian Asala will perform on Thursday, November 3, under the leadership of Maestro Mostafa Helmy.