April 23 - May7, 2016

Cairo . Alexandria . Ismailia . Port Said . Beni Suef

India By The Nile

The Embassy of India in Egypt and Teamwork Arts presents ‘India by the Nile 2016’ – a celebration of contemporary and classical music, dance, theatre, visual art, film, food and literature. The exceptional programme will provide an avenue for dialogue and collaborative exchange between Indian and Egyptian literary figures, performers and visual artists.

This year, India by the Nile brings some of the most invigorating performances in Indian Classical dance, World Music, Bollywood musicals and a world class photography exhibition to Egypt from April 23 onwards. Prepare to be enthralled with a cultural explosion of colour, art and a uniquely Indian experience!

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Events 2016

Food Fiesta - Cuisine of India

Enjoy a unique culinary experience with Chef and entrepreneur Vikram S. Udaygiri

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Women of Substance

Celebrating distinguished Egyptian women who have achieved prominence in society

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Bollywood Workshop

Gilles Chuyen guides you through a lively Bollywood Dance Workshop

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Love Story - A Bollywood Musical

Love Story - A Bollywood Musical is a story of dreams

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Indian Ocean (World Music Band)

Formed in 1990, Indian Ocean is a pioneering fusion rock act of India

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Colours of Life

Visit the photography exhibition by Haran Kumar

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Wellbeing Experience

Practicing Ayurveda & yoga, providing holistic management of health and diseases

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Dona Ganguly & Group

Dona Ganguly, is an acclaimed Odissi dancer who began learning dance at age 3

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Jannat-E-Nile

Jannat-E-Nile is a documentary on the world's longest and mysterious river

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Make in India ( Economic Seminar)

This initiative is to make India an integral part of the global supply chain

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Some Impressions About the Festival

The enormous work that went into making this festival both interesting and valuable cannot be overlooked, and it is largely due to Teamwork Arts
- Al Ahram Weekly
to many Egyptian followers of India’s films and TV series, the glimpse of Bollywood is the festival’s core attraction.
- Al Ahram Weekly
Bollywood dance workshop which was conducted by the famous choreographer Gilles Chuyen in Cairo on Sunday at Maidan Theatre in the Cairo Opera House saw a huge response from dance enthusiasts.
- The Times of India
You learn dance to take forward the Indian heritage abroad. It is a great honour to do that. With Egypt, the honour is even bigger since it’s one of the biggest and oldest civilisations began there.
- Dona Ganguly Odissi dancer in the DailyMail
India by the Nile is a connection between the people of India and the people of Egypt, who share a very old bond of love and affection, a bond which stretches across various areas. Through two weeks, the people of the two countries will celebrate this bond
- Ambassador Sanjay Bhattacharyya
"Culture is an extremely important part in any civilisation and it can bring people together. Culture allows you a window into another world, another people, history, philosophy, tradition and way of thinking,"
- Sanjoy Roy, Director of Teamwork Arts
India by the Nile festival continues to enchant Egyptian audiences with a photogenic radiance unique to India
-Ati Metawali Al Ahram Online
"India By The Nile is considered a key cultural event. It is one of the main proofs of the real friendship between the two countries."
- Camila Sobhi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture

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