Community edutainment is a main goal of D-CAF’s. The festival doesn’t limit its programs to the exhibition of music, film, and visual arts, but also facilitates a number of learning opportunities through its curating of talks, seminars, and workshops with key experts from the worlds of culture and art.

Into The Wild Workshop (Switzerland)

Type: Theatre/Dance
Duration: 360 mins
Language: German/Arabic

In Collaboration with The Swiss Embassy in Cairo and Zayee Zayek[…]

Wednesday 15 February to Sunday 19 February
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Black Box - GrEEK Campus

30 Years of El Warsha in Pictures – A Photography Exhibition (EGYPT)

An exhibition of 20 photographs telling Egypt’s story of strength and wisdom.

Type: Photography Exhibition
Time: Everyday from 6pm[…]

Sunday 19 March to Saturday 8 April
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
AUC Falaki Theater Gallery

Talk & Work Presentation by Rui Calçada Bastos (PORTUGAL)

Type: Talk & Presentation
Language: English with Arabic Translation
Duration: 90 mins

To the bustling big city, Rui Calçada[…]

  • Monday 20 March - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Hungarian Cultural Institute (Balassi)

The Question is African Dance (Egypt)

Type: Dance
Duration: 240 mins

Dance is about community and connections; it can o er insight into other cultures. Superstitions[…]

  • Monday 27 March - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - AUC Falaki Theater

Puppet Animation Workshop (Hungary)

A beginner puppeteer’s guide to the anatomy of puppets, the relationship and the language between a puppet and its[…]

  • Wednesday 29 March - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Studio Emadeddin

Marionette Manipulation Masterclass (Hungary)

A workshop for advanced puppeteers on the skills of string puppet movement and manipulation.  

Type: Puppetry
Language: English with Arabic[…]

  • Thursday 30 March - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM - Studio Emadeddin

Catalan Short Films Screening (Spain)

Type: Film Screening

Curator: Lorand Janos Festival director of the Choreoscope International Dance Film Festival Committed by: Institut Ramon LLull[…]

  • Friday 7 April - 8:00 PM - AUC Falaki Theater

Leila Men Layali El Warsha 2 – Cairo Cantata Performance + 1001 Cairo Film + Talk (EGYPT / Switzerland)

Type: Musical/Theatre, Film Sceerning and Talk with Jacques Siron

Cairo Cantata Performance

Time: 8:00 PM

General concept, conducting[…]

  • Saturday 8 April - 6:00 PM - AUC Falaki Theater

The Contemporary Shutter (Egypt)

The Contemporary Shutter (Egypt)

Type: Photography Project & Exhibition

D-CAF foremostly aims to[…]

Sunday 9 April to Sunday 16 April
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
AUC Falaki Theater Gallery

Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) is Egypt’s only international multi-disciplinary contemporary arts festival* that takes place over three weeks in March-April each year, at multiple sites in Downtown Cairo.

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