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 eclectic performing arts program:

April 1: Numax Fagor Plus (Spain) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 8:00PM [Participatory Theatre]

April 2: Numax Fagor Plus (Spain) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 8:00PM [Participatory Theatre]

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April 4: Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

April 5:
Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

In the Shadows of the Waves (A L’ombre Des Ondes) (France) – Rooftop of 22 Abdel Khaleq Tharwat St. @ 2:30PM, 4:00PM, & 5:30PM [Sound Performance]

April 6:
Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

In the Shadows of the Waves (A L’ombre Des Ondes) (France) – Radio Cinema Courtyard @ 2:30PM, 4:00PM, & 5:30PM [Sound Performance]

Delle Ultime Visioni Cutanee (Italy) – The Old French Consulate @ 7:00PM [Dance]

April 7:
Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

In the Shadows of the Waves (A L’ombre Des Ondes) (France) – Old French Consulate Rooftop @ 2:30PM, 4:00PM, & 5:30PM [Sound Performance]

April 8:
Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

In the Shadows of the Waves (A L’ombre Des Ondes) (France) – Greek Campus Rooftop @ 2:30PM, 4:00PM, & 5:30PM [Sound Performance]

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April 10: Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

April 11: Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

April 12: Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

April 13: Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

April 14:
Home Visit Cairo (Germany) @ 5:00PM & 9:00PM [Interactive Performance]

Dance Night 1: Out of There (Syria) + Mahalli (Lebanon) + Belbaladi (Egypt) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 8:00PM & 10:00PM [Video Work/Dance]

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April 15:
Dance Night 1: Out of There (Syria) + Mahalli (Lebanon) + Belbaladi (Egypt) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 8:00PM & 10:00PM [Video Work/Dance]

Zig Zig (Egypt) – WORLD PREMIERE – Jesuit Cairo @ 8:00PM & 9:30PM [Documentary Theatre]

Gardens Speak (Lebanon/UK) – Gawad Hosni St. @ 12:00-4:00PM (Arabic) & 4:00-8:00PM (English) [Interactive Sound Installation]

April 16:
Zig Zig (Egypt) – Jesuit Cairo @ 8:00PM & 9:30PM [Documentary Theatre]

Where Can I Find Someone Like You, Ali? (Lebanon/Palestine) – Rawabet Theatre @ 6:00PM & 7:30PM [Theatre]

Dance Night 2: Sarab (Morocco) + Mayohkomsh (Egypt) + Cell (Morocco) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 8:00PM [Contemporary Dance Performance],

Gardens Speak (Lebanon/UK) – Gawad Hosni St. @ 12:00-4:00PM (English) & 4:00-8:00PM (Arabic) [Interactive Sound Installation]

April 17:
Where Can I Find Someone Like You, Ali? (Lebanon/Palestine) – Rawabet Theatre @ 8:00PM & 9:30PM [Theatre]

Dance Night 2: Sarab (Morocco) + Mayohkomsh (Egypt) + Cell (Morocco) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 6:00PM [Contemporary Dance Performance]

Gardens Speak (Lebanon/UK) – Gawad Hosni St. @ 12:00-4:00PM (English) & 4:00-8:00PM (French) [Interactive Sound Installation]

April 18: Gardens Speak (Lebanon/UK) – Gawad Hosni St. @ 12:00-8:00PM (Arabic) [Interactive Sound Installation]

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April 21: Diespace (The Netherlands) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 8:00PM [Interactive Multimedia Performance]

April 22: Diespace (The Netherlands) – AUC Falaki Theatre @ 8:00PM [Interactive Multimedia Performance]

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

*Images gathered from D-CAF Facebook

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