Makan [Egyptian Center for Culture & Art]

Areas of Focus:
Address: 1 Saad Zaghloul st., El Dawaween, Downtown
Date of Establishment: 2002
Phone: 202 2792 0878 - 01221124980
Public Hours:
Everyday: 2pm to 10pm

Mission Statement

To encourage the diversity, specificity and vibrancy of Egypt's cultural scene as a strategy to counter cultural uniformity, consumerism and an increasing intolerance for the marginal.
- To contribute to dialogue among people from different cultures through an intense process of artistic production.
- To participate in safeguarding Egyptian cultural memory by researching and documenting its intangible cultural heritage and by encouraging the re-establishment of popular traditions and social festivals.
- To present Egyptian oral and traditional arts as they are now, rarely, practised to a wide audience. 

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