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Cairo 30-20
Mamluk era arms market falls into disrepair
The once bustling Souq Al-Selah Street lies in the heart of Islamic Cairo surrounded now by piles of refuse, as it slowly decays and slips out of the collective memory  
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Street Smart: The hidden jewel on Shawarbi Street
Folk: Graffiti, Egyptian-style
Like graffiti everywhere, graffiti in Egypt - especially after the revolution - expresses something unique about society

Indian Qawwali troupe perform Samaa Sufi Festival's closing night
The annual Ramadan Samaa Sufi Festival, which began on 15 August, will see its last performance tonight by a medley of international troupes

Folk: Ramadan’s nocturnal singer, the msesahharati
A brief history of the traditional Ramadan singer who wakes Muslims for their pre-dawn meal

Folk: Sufi Music Fills the Ramadan Air
On the fourth night of Samaa International Sufi Festival, members of the Pakistani Rafi Peer band create musical magic for an eager crowd

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Makan brings tradition back to Cairo
Makan, the Egyptian Centre for Culture and Art, buzzes with the grassroots sound of the Nile Delta, featuring little seen stars

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