Aug. 6: Mazaher ensemble at Egyptian Centre for Culture and Arts
Photo courtesy of Egyptian Center for Culture and Arts - Makan official Facebook page

CAIRO: Mazahr ensemble for ‘Zar’ music and songs will perform at Makan, the Egyptian Centre for Culture and Arts, Wednesday at 9:00 p.m.

Zar is a community healing ritual of drumming and dancing whose tradition is mainly carried on by women. Umm Sameh, Umm Hassan, and Nour el-Sabah are the musicians of Mazaher.

According to the event’s Facebook page, the music of Mazaher is inspired by the three different styles of Zar music practiced in Egypt: Upper Egyptian Zar, Abu Gheit Zar and the Sudanese, or African, Zar.

Location: Makan

Address:  1 (Not 1a) Saad Zaghloul Street, 11461, El Dawaween, Cairo

Time: Doors open at 8:30p.m., reservations will be cancelled at 9 p.m.

Tickets: 30 EGP per person or 20 EGP per person for families

Phone: 00202 27920878

For more information, please visit the Facebook page:

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