This Heart-Wrenching Documentary About Gaza Surfers Is a Must See

This Heart-Wrenching Documentary About Gaza Surfers Is a Must See

  Arab Film Festival Australia (AFFA) is a community-based and driven film festival that brings together the best of contemporary Arab cinema to Australian audiences. The festival provides a unique opportunity for cross-cultural exchange, dialogue and relationship building between Australia and Arab communities, from around the world.   Indeed, AFFA aims to address the contemporary […]

Fiesta De Los Muertos: Why You Need to Be in Dubai This Halloween

Fiesta De Los Muertos: Why You Need to Be in Dubai This Halloween

by Abdulhameed Afifi

Mark your calendars, Dubai people, because Fiesta De Los Muertos is going to take over our lives on October 27th! If you have no idea about what we’ve just said, let us enlighten you.   Fiesta De Los Muertos is the must go Halloween event this year. The spooky gig, that is brought to us […]

Aly & Fila to Perform at the Pyramids with Armin Van Buuren

Aly & Fila to Perform at the Pyramids with Armin Van Buuren

by Farah Andil

Egyptian trance fans can not contain their excitement after DJ Armin Van Buuren announced on his Facebook that he’ll be performing at the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.   It gets even better as Aly & Fila get ready to join Buuren for Future Sound of Egypt 500 (FSOE 500) on Friday, September 15th; […]

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 […]

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