In these pages you will hopefully find interesting tips on how to take advantage of Cairo's many cultural opportunities, with particular attention to live events. Cairo Live Events Guide does not pretend to be exhaustive but will try to cover main events open to the public.

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Update regarding the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference

The British Council recently provided an update in light of recent events regarding the cancellation of some events at the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference. Kindly schedule accordingly.

"In consideration of the events happening in Egypt, we announce the cancellation of all public events of the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference, on December 7 and 8. However, we will be continuing the discussions by posting keynotes online on Saturday December 8 on the conference website.
The Kids Read event, scheduled to take place in Cairo on December 8 as part of the Conference activities has been postponed.
Thank you for your understanding."

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