Events in Cairo
Shem al Nessim (April)
The name of this festival can be translated to mean "the first day of the new spring". The first day of spring is always celebrated on the first Monday after Easter.
Cairo International Song Festival (August)
This festival is held in various locations throughout the city. Its a celebration of music and praises not only the music bu tthe singers and songwriters that produce it.
The Experimental Theatre Festival (September)
This is an annual celebration that offers new theater groups to take over theaters in the city and perform to expectant audiences.
The Cairo International Film Festival (December)
This annual film festival hosts previews of some worldwide films. This event is the first of its kind in the Middle East and is more than 25 years old.