About Festival


India and Egypt, natural allies with colourful cultural legacies, with affinities towards the performing and visual arts, cuisine and objets d’art, have come together in wonderful artistic partnerships throughout the entire festival. It is culture which weaves together bilateral relationships in the real sense of the terms – no dialogue is more effective and memorable that that which is based on the matrix of a country’s heritage, an integral part of its identity. And it is dialogue such as these, which form the building blocks for enduring future relationships. The Embassy of India in Egypt and Teamwork Arts presents ‘India by the Nile’ – a celebration of the essence of India through classical music, dance, theatre, visual art, film, food and sports in a medium, which perfectly amalgamates the contemporary with the classic. Since its inception in 2013, the programme of the festival has always been rich and eclectic with a wide canvas spanning street art, photography, folk music, yoga, craft, and empowerment of women, all of which find their rightful place. Considered to be the largest foreign festival in Egypt, India by the Nile has had the privilege of presenting renowned artistes such as Amitabh Bachhan, Shubha Mudgal, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Dr L. Subramaniam, Aditi Mangaldas amongst many others.

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Teamwork Arts

The arts of India are unrivalled in their depth, diversity and mystery and showcasing it to global audiences requires a deep understanding of our culture, an acute sense of relevance in programming and an unflinching attention to detail. Above all, we at Teamwork believe in love and respect for the artist.

Teamwork Arts is a highly versatile production company with roots in the performing arts, social action and the corporate world. Our expertise lies in the area of entertainment and includes documentary and feature films , television, the conceptualisation and development of contemporary performing and visual arts and literary festivals around the world, and in nurturing new talents across all art forms. For over 25 years, Teamwork Arts has taken India to the world and brought the world to India, presenting the finest of Indian performers, writers and visual artists in the cultural and art space in India and abroad.