The Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF), Cairo’s most anticipated arts festival of the year, is back for its fifth edition – running March 31 to April 22 – after having quickly established itself as one of the most diverse and well-rounded contemporary arts festival in the region.

In order not to miss out on any of the beautiful events this year’s D-CAF has in store, we’ve referred back to the official website in order to provide a simple schedule of events for each section of the festival. Here is the rundown of what to expect from this year’s powerful literature and special events program:

April 2: Literature @ Downtown – The Old French Consulate Rooftop @ 6:00PM

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April 3:
Doing Things with People – Participatory Theatre Workshop (Spain) – Studio Emad Eddin @ 6:00PM to 9:00PM

Conceptions of Space: Curating Art, Architecture and the City (Portugal/Egypt) – Balassi Institute @ 7:00PM

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April 4: Doing Things with People – Participatory Theatre Workshop (Spain) – Studio Emad Eddin @ 6:00PM to 9:00PM

April 9: Literature @ Downtown – Apartment on Gawad Hosny Street @ 6:00PM

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April 15: Day 1: Symposium – Artistic Production and Distribution: Challenges and Opportunities – Auditorium at the GrEEK Campus @ 10:00AM to 12:00PM and 12:30PM to 2:30PM

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April 16:
Literature @ Downtown – Eish & Malh @ 6:00PM

Day 2: Symposium – Artistic Production and Distribution: Challenges and Opportunities @ 10:00AM to 12:00PM and 12:30PM to 2:30PM

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April 17: Day 3: Symposium – Artistic Production and Distribution: Challenges and Opportunities – Auditorium at the GrEEK Campus @ 10:00AM to 12:00PM and 12:30PM to 2:30PM

April 18: Literature Roundtable on the Genre of Thrillers (Denmark/UK/Egypt) – Auditorium at the GrEEK Campus @ 7:00PM to 10:00PM

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April 20: Film Masterclass: Adapting Literature to Film (France/Egypt) – Balassi Institute @ 7:00PM

For more information, you could visit D-CAF’s website or Facebook.
Check out our Performing Arts, Music, Film, Visual Arts & Urban Visions schedules.

*Images gathered from D-CAF Facebook

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