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Review of Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe

Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe
Wikala Al-Ghouri | Azhar St, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #15 of 223 Activities in Cairo
5.0 of 5 stars 174 Reviews
Type: Performances
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Owner description: The Al-Tannoura show takes place at Wekalet El Ghoury Each Saturday, Monday and Wednesday. Wekalet El Ghouri is an architecturally stunning arts center in El Azhar area in Central Cairo, operating under the Ministry of Culture and the Cultural Development Fund (CDF).Since finalizing restorations to the Wekalet in October 2005, it has become a hot-spot for organizing cultural events. The most popular being the bi-weekly El Tannoura dance performance. The performance is similar to the more commonly known whirling dervishes; however this version of the indigenous dance incorporates instruments and other additional elements.
Cairo, Egypt
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This will blow your mind. The show is really fun, the dancers are extremely talented. It's a really fun show that will have you laughing out loud at some parts.

Visited January 2013
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“WIll have you amazed by the end!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

A great cultural experience, in a beautiful setting. The instruments and artistes are all unique and impressive. Even though I'm a little familiar with Sufi poetry, this was a unique way of connecting with a higher power. Very impressive!

Visited February 2013
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Cairo, Egypt
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“How do they do it !!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Very impressive dance that is amazing. How do they do it and stay stable !! ... these guys are supermen.

Visited May 2012
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“Excellent and authentic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Close to the Cairo Bazaar market and Four Seasons Hotel - arrive before 7 pm to get good seats (show at 8 pm but open seating). You can book through Memphis Tours Egypt

Visited January 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Thoroughly mesmerizing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I was always fascinated by Sufis having read a little Rumi, and was excited to attend this. From the beginning it was already very special and the show builds up in a wonderful way. Definately not to be missed.

Visited January 2013
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