Living Walls

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In Association with SCIB Paints (Logo) Mohamed Abla, well-known Egyptian artist and Yogesh Saini, founder, Delhi Street Art, will celebrate Indian and Egyptian culture through a wall painting project in Cairo. Mohamed Abla Acclaimed and widely-exhibited Mohamed Abla, who launched the iconic Fayoum Art Centre, describes India as a world rich with colours, people, stories,… Read more »

Yoga & Well-being

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The India by the Nile well-being experience will have on offer the care and advice of qualified Ayurveda & Yoga experts and therapists. A demystification of traditional Indian medicine will be the aim and will be juxtaposed with the holistic and spiritual discipline of Yoga to focus on both physical and mental health. Sessions will… Read more »

India Images: People and Places

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This exhibition will showcase an Egyptian perspective of the wonders of India. The photographer, Dr. Khaled Gawdat, Professor of Surgery, Ain Shams School of Medicine, Cairo, is a doctor by profession and an avid photographer. Photography has been his hobby for almost forty years and he has shot around 100,000 pictures per year. He is… Read more »

Seminar Series

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India Tea This seminar will deliberate on ways and means to enhance tea trade between India and Egypt, branding and promotion of Indian tea, and understand the Egyptian consumer’s preferences as well as the local market size and discuss possible joint collaborations. A “Buyer Seller Meet” between representatives of Indian tea companies and Egyptian buyers… Read more »

Music : Folk Fusion

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Music-Kabir Cafe`

Kabir is a timeless mystic who didn’t believe in boundaries. His words ring true even six centuries later, and they are being woven into something just as boundless: music, by Neeraj Arya’s group, Kabir Café. Neeraj has spent seven years researching and understanding the verses of Kabir. Performing only Kabir’s verses, the band uses pop,… Read more »

Music : Indian Classical Music

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Music-Amzad Ali Khan

Amjad Ali Khan is one of the undisputed masters of the music world, credited with reinventing the technique of playing the sarod. Over the course of a distinguished career spanning more than six decades, Amjad Ali Khan Sahib has won numerous accolades including a Grammy nomination, the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum, UNICEF’s… Read more »

Dance : Bollywood Dance Workshop

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Bollywood

Trained in France in folk, modern jazz, ballet and contemporary dance styles, Gilles Chuyen has been working in India since 1994 with various dance forms such as Chhau Mayurbhanj, Kathak and Bharatanatyam. He has been teaching the Bollywood dance style extensively in India, Singapore, Hong Kong, the UK, South Africa, Israel, Egypt, South Korea, Zimbabwe,… Read more »

Dance : THARI- THE LOOM

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Dance-Thari

Malavika Sarukkai is a renowned Indian classical dancer and choreographer specialising in Bharatanatyam. A 2002 winner of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, she was honoured by the Government of India in 2003 with the Padma Shri. She has choreographed Thari – the Loom which explores fundamental concepts common to the two disciplines of dance and… Read more »

Fashion: Drawing Boards to Mannequins

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Fashion-Tarun Tahiliani

TarunTahiliani is one of India’s most celebrated fashion designers. He opened India’s first fashion boutique ‘Ensemble’ in 1987 and set off a revolution in the country’s fashion space. A recipient of many awards, he continues to produce globally renowned couture, is showcased around the world and works with famous Bollywood stars. As India progressed from… Read more »