1:30- 5:00 pm - Meeting point: al-SayyidaNafisa Square (https://goo.gl/maps/cgcoS9AH1WS2)
Al-Kritliyya in al-Khalifa: Interactive tour for families linking Khalifa’s landmarks to the Gayer Anderson Museum in the Historic houses of al-Kritliyya and Amina b. Salim. Participants and their children will compete to find, photograph and sketch items related to Khalifa landmarks such as al-Sayyida Nafisa Shrine, Khalifa’s copper workshops, the domes of al-Ashraf Khalil and Shajar al-Durr and the house of Sakna Pasha.
Number of participants limited to 30 - please register here:
7:00 – 9:00 pm – Meeting point: Shajar al-Durr Dome https://goo.gl/maps/zzubnbTBWv92)
Screening of the 1961 film WaIslamah (dir. Enrico Bomba& Andrew Marton) on the Dome of Shajar al-Durr. Do not miss this one in a lifetime chance to sit around the dome of Shajar al-Durr, recently restored by Athar Lina, and watch her story screened on the walls of the dome.
1:00 – 3:00 pm - Meeting point: al-SayyidaNafisa Square (https://goo.gl/maps/cgcoS9AH1WS2)
Guided Tour: Al-Khalifa’s Saints. A tailored tour only offered by Athar Lina taking you through the back streets of al-Sayyida Nafisa Cemetery and al-Khalifa Street while weaving the myths and histories of the descendants of the Prophet (Al al-Bayt) as recounted in history books and by the community.
Number of participants limited to 30 - please register here:https://goo.gl/forms/64hnKEPFDt9ahNV72
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm - Meeting point: Darb al-Husr Sports Centre (https://goo.gl/maps/NFFjXZipq8M2)
Darb al-Husr Activities: Street football games and sport activities organised by NAFAS in addition to an interactive craft exhibition in which you get to make your own piece of hand-worked wood and leather – organised by Khalifa Exchange in collaboration with Khalifa’s craft community. Darb al-Husr Sports Centre is a former dumping ground recently rehabilitated for sports by Cairo Governorate with technical support from Athar Lina.
5:30 – 6:30 pm - Meeting point: Darb al-Husr Sports Centre (https://goo.gl/maps/NFFjXZipq8M2)
Oscar March: Follow the marching band through Darb al-Husr to al-Baqli Street down to Shajar al-Durr Mausoleum.
Don’t be late – we move at 5:30 sharp.
6:30 – 9:00 pm - Megawra al-Khalifa (http://goo.gl/lvAu0C)
Megawra Season opening and launch of Egypt Heritage Network: Sketches of Cairo – lecture and exhibition opening presenting the output of a collaboration between Cairo Urban Sketchers with 3 initiatives, Athar Lina, Cluster and Heliopolis Heritage.
For more information: (https://www.facebook.com/events/1407803675904168/)