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CAIRO – 25 July 2018: Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem will inaugurate on Aug.2 the Salah El Din Citadel Festival for Music and Singing at the Mahka Theatre at the citadel.
Chairman of Cairo Opera House Magdy Saber remarked that this year the festival has been granted with an international badge for the first time.
Organized by Cairo Opera House, the festival will run until Aug. 17, presenting 37 various concerts by Egyptian and Arab countries in this year’s edition.
Saber referred that after Abdel Dayem delivers her speech during the inauguration ceremony several figures, who have a great impact on the festival’s success such as the singers Hany Shaker and Medhat Saleh as well as the violin player Alaa Khalil, will be honored with the honor shields and the certificate of appreciation.
The honoring will be followed by Chinese shows and folklore songs presented by Chinese youth and children as well as a concert by the singer Shaker.
This year the festival’s line-up includes Fouad and Mounib band, Tunisian singer Ghali Banali; Egyptian marimba player Nesma Abdel Aziz; Egyptian singers Sheikh Yasin Al-Tuhami, Ali El Haggar, Iman Al-Bahr Darwish and IhabTawfik, Monte Cairo band, El Nour W El Amal Orchestra and Syrian singer Majed Al Qasim.