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Thursday, September 27, 2012


This weekend El Mastaba Center for Egyptian Folk Music will host two concerts!

The first, this evening Thursday September 27, 2012 will be a night of spiritual music with the Sufi group Abou El Gheit Dervishes as they prepare to travel to China where they have been invited to participate in the Beijing Festival for Folk Music.

Tomorrow, Friday September 28, 2012 the Center will host a concert by Mustafa Rizk, composer, singer, and oud player, a musician blending Egyptian Folk, Eastern tunes, and Western Blues. In addition to his own compositions, he will present songs written by Mustafa Al Garhy, Foad Hadad, Sabry Fwaz , Sayed Mahmoud among others.
Mustafa Rizk has performed at the Citadel festival, the Egyptian Opera House, and other venues, and last Ramadan he composed, sung a song, and acted in a TV series called "Al Khawaga Abd Al Kader".

Both concerts will take place as usual in El Dhamma Theatre for Free Arts (former El Tanbura Hall).
Tickets at the counter 30 EGP.
Tickets by reservation 20 EGP.
Note: The reservation will be canceled at 9:00 PM. Door open at 8:30 PM
The concerts start at 9:00 PM
For more information please visit
For reservation & inquiries:  or 011 50 99 5354 & 0223926768.

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