Cinema for Humanity: The First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival

Cinema for Humanity: The First Edition of El Gouna Film Festival

  El Gouna is set to host the first edition of El Gouna Film Festival under the slogan “Cinema for Humanity.” The festival will start on the 22nd of September and will run till till the 29th.   El Gouna Film Festival aims to celebrate and foster cross-cultural exchanges across Egypt, the Middle East, and the rest […]

10 Stages You’ll Go Through If You’re Not Going to Sandbox This Year

10 Stages You’ll Go Through If You’re Not Going to Sandbox This Year

by Kurt Galalah & Dina Hashish

  Sandbox Festival has been one of the most anticipated events of the year. British magazine Metro included Nacelle’s beach festival it in their “16 Global Beach Festivals You Have to Visit in 2017.” Taking place in Gouna, the festival will start on the 4th till the 6th of May. This article is not about those who will […]

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

With everyone talking about the so-called Satanic Egyptian Facebook page “Underground” has reminded me of the fuss around the metal music scene in Egypt before the revolution. It’s hard to believe that the story of a troll Facebook page was exaggerated to the extent that the admins got arrested.   The same kind of stories were […]

Marassi’s Sun Festival Is Where You Want to Be This Easter

Marassi’s Sun Festival Is Where You Want to Be This Easter

  After a huge success last year, Emaar’s Marassi back with The Sun Festival for the second year which will take place from the 13th until the 17th of April.   Last year, The Marassi Sun Festival welcomed thousands of visitors who had five unforgettable days. From fitness camps to musical live performances, cycling marathon, golf tournament, […]

Dubai to Host Tomorrowland, and We Officially Declare the Emirate a Utopia

Dubai to Host Tomorrowland, and We Officially Declare the Emirate a Utopia

Every single time I think Dubai can’t possibly outdo itself; it keeps proving me wrong! From the biggest observation wheel in the world, to driverless buses, robot police officers, hosting the BBC Proms and Guns N Roses, and being suggested as the best location for an upside-down space tower! And now, Dubai is here once […]

The Flavors Festival Is Coming to Abu Dhabi Next Week

The Flavors Festival Is Coming to Abu Dhabi Next Week

  Foodies all over the UAE are bracing themselves for the Abu Dhabi Flavors Festival that is set to take place next week. The 10-day festival will feature over 100 food tents and trucks by local brands.   The festival announced an interesting lineup of food competitions and entertainment activities that will take place at […]

US Embassy Celebrates the Sound of East Meets West with ‘Al Hakawateya’ at Cairo Citadel

US Embassy Celebrates the Sound of East Meets West with ‘Al Hakawateya’ at Cairo Citadel

#AScoopOfNow: We’re at Salah El-Din’s #Citadel with the US Embassy for #AlHakawteya, where a musical affair is about to happen. Stay tuned as #American Chelsey Green (who will wow us with her violin skills) joins #Egypt’s very own Dina El-Wedidi with Grammy winner Fathy Salama. More shenanigans on our Insta Stories and Snapchat (ScoopEmpire.com). #Egypt […]

Al Hakawatya: Chelsey Green and Dina El Wedidi Take Over the Citadel with Fathy Salama

Al Hakawatya: Chelsey Green and Dina El Wedidi Take Over the Citadel with Fathy Salama

  Cairo people, rejoice! We here at Scoop Empire are joining forces with the U.S. Embassy in Cairo for one jazzy musical affair!   The U.S Embassy is welcoming Chelsey Green – a contemporary jazz violinist – and the Green Project as part of the State Department’s American Music Abroad program; a program that introduces […]

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

Everything You Need to Know About Luxor African Film Festival’s 6th Edition

by Salma Hossam

  Attention culture vultures of Egypt as the sixth edition of Luxor African Film Festival returns to, well, Luxor ton March 10th. The official ceremony where things are going to get down and crazy are going to be held on March 16th in the Habu Temple.     Luxor African Film Festival aims to shed some […]

All You Need to Know About Sharjah Light Festival 2017

All You Need to Know About Sharjah Light Festival 2017

В Шардже стартовал Фестиваль Огней, который продлится 10 дней. The seventh annual Sharjah Light Festival kicks off today in University City Hall in Sharjah City, and will go on for 10 days covering 14 locations across the emirate. A photo posted by Russian Emirates (@russianemirates) on Feb 1, 2017 at 6:15am PST   Lights, camera, […]

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