Traditional Tanoura Show in Cairo

An exciting experience is t be had at this truly fascinating evening of traditional Egyptian dance and music and song at the Tanoura Show. An immensely popular event which attracts not only tourists but locals alike. 



The location is in a perfect spot next to Khan Khalili Bazaar and District which is often taken advantage of by groups on tours in the area who finish their day of touring at the Show. 

The Programme: 


Hosted in an Old Building which was famous at the time for traders and and their families to occupy and a delightful setting with lighting highlighting the performers and seating with views from all areas. The Tanoura Troupe are called Al Ghouri, a mix of male dancers, musicians and singers all performing traditional Egyptian styles and instruments dating back many centuries. 
Sufi traditions of music and dance and costumes of the whirling dervishes at Wekalet Al-Ghouri, on a side street between Muezz Li Din Street and Al-Azhar Mosque in Islamic Cairo. As singers and musicians with traditional instruments fill the air with entrancing melodies, the “Whirling dervishes”twirl non-stop for up to 30 minutes straight in their colorful multi-layered skirts.Seating on a first-come, first serve basis- no advance booking. Be sure to arrive there a good hour before 8:30 pm start time because the venue is constantly packed. The troupe performs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
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