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/)


Spend the Day in Khalifa 4
14 Oct, 2016
Spend the Day in Khalifa 4 – within NaswaTurath, Egypt Heritage Weekend October 14-15 Organised by Athar Lina, Spend the Day in Khalifa 4, is the fourth iteration of Athar Lina’s annual event to promote the wonderful heritage of al-Khalifa in Historic Cairo. This year, Spend the Day in Khalifa will include guided tours, sports activities, sketching and craft exhibitions, craft activities, lectures and a film screening. It is part of Nas wa Turath (https://www.facebook.com/events/566456056895746/) , a larger event celebrating the launch of Egypt Heritage Network. Nas wa Turath is a celebration of Egypt’s heritage organised by 9 initiatives in 5 of Cairo’s Cities under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and with support from the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute and the Swedish Institute in Alexandria. All events are free of charge and in Arabic. Entrance fee to Gayer Anderson Museum not covered