CAIRO – 8 July 2021: Qubbat al-Ghoury Creativity Center will host a concert for the Reda Folklore Troupe on July 8 at 8 p.m., while applying all precautionary measures to battle the global pandemic.
It is worth noting that Reda Troupe was founded by artist Mahmoud Reda in association with the first dancer, designer and music composer of the troupe Ali Reda and the first female dancer Farida Fahmy, with the support of Engineering professor Hassan Fahmy. The troupe’s first performance was held in August 1959.
In 1961, the troupe became state-owned and was managed by the brothers Mahmoud and Ali Reda. Music composer Ali Ismail formed an orchestra for the band under his leadership and composed the band’s most famous performances.