Events in Amman, April 4 – 10


Presse_De[1].. This is one of those weeks where the culture vultures among us will have some very difficult choices to make, because there are so many interesting events taking place every single day; from the Amman Theater Festival which goes on till Wednesday, to numerous concerts – the Amman Arab Music Ensemble, French String Quartet “Quatuor DIOTIMA”, American Hip Hop Group Chen Lo and the Liberation Army, Dozan wa Awtar and the Amman Symphonietta, Oud Player Alaa Shaheen, and a lunch concert titled “Um Kulthoum in a Baroque Mood” performed by a group of talented Jordanian musicians at a farm in Ajloun.

There’s more: short films on human rights at the Royal FIlm Commission, a talk by award-winning Egyptian novelist Youssef Zidane, opening of exhibition by one of Bosnia’s best painters at the National Gallery, and a performance of Palestinian folklore dance. Read on for the full list.

Sunday April 4, 2010

from bosnia with love Opening of Exhibition “From Bosnia with Love”, by Safet Zec, at the National Gallery of Fine Arts. 6:00 pm
Amman International Theater Festival

Play: Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone?/Lebanon
, Royal Cultural Center/Main Theater. 8:30 pm.

Play: Al-Faddawi Mawwal Al-Ajbal/Tunisia, Hussein Cultural Center/Ras Al Ain. 7:00 pm.

Poetry Within Theater: Adel Mahmoud/Syria, Ghassan Jawad/Lebanon, Al Sghayeir Awlad Ahmad/Tunisia, with Rania Ejeilat on Piano
. Royal Cultural Center/Mahmoud Abu Ghareeb Theater. 8:30 pm.

Monday April 5, 2010

Concert: Clouds to Meet (Um Kolthoum and Abdul Wahab), by Amman Arab Music Ensemble conducted by Sakher Hattar. Al-Hussein Cultural Center – Ras Al-Ain, 7:30 pm. Tickets JD 20 and JD 10.

Lecture: Philosophy and Novel Creativity, by award-winning Egyptian novelist Dr. Youssef Zidane, Abdul Hamid Shoman Foundation, 6:00 pm

Acting Workshop with Jesse Merz, location TBA. 6:00 pm. For more information: 0795476256

Amman International Theater Festival

Play: Silicon Bomb/Lebanon, Royal Cultural Center/Mahmoud Abughareeb Theater. 8:30 pm.

Play: Why Did You Leave the Horse Alone?/Lebanon, Royal Cultural Center/Main Theater. 8:30 pm.

Play: The Shameless One/Italy, Osama Al-Mashini Theater. 7:00 pm.

Play: The Man Who Forgot/U.A.E., King Abdullah II Cultural Center/Zarqa. 6:00 pm.

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Tuesday April 6, 2010

Egyptian Film “Ein Shams,Abdel Hamid Shoman Foundation. 6:30 pm.

Amman International Theater Festival

Play: Bolero/Jordan, Royal Cultural Center/Mahmoud Abughareeb Theater. 8:30 pm.

Play: Al-Fedawi Mawwal Al-Ajbal/Tunisia, Royal Cultural Center/Main Theater. 8:30 pm.

Hip Hop by Samm, Osama Al-Mashini Theater. 7:00 pm.

Concert by French Group Quatuor DIOTIMA, Terra Sancta Theater. 8:00 pm.

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Wednesday April 7, 2010
Chen Lo and the Liberation Family small Talk: Wednesday’s Culture Forum, Department of the National Library, 5:30 pm.

Music: Bayt Al-Ruwwad Group led by Sakher Hattar, Classical Arabic Music, Prince Hashem Park/Al-Hashmi Al-Shamali, 7:30 pm.

Hip Hop Group: Chen lo and the Liberation Family, Terra Sancta Theater. 7:30 pm.

Voices at the Jordan Museum, Performed by Dozan Wa Awtar Singers
with the Amman Symphonietta and Friends.
Jordan Museum. 8:00 pm. Tickets JD 10. For more information: 079 613 3300
Amman International Theater Festival

Play: Colors Planet/Jordan, Hussein Cultural Center, 6:00 pm.

Play: The Shameless One/Italy, Royal Cultural Center/Mahmoud Abughareeb Theater. 8:30 pm.

Play: Sulaima/Jordan, Royal Cultural Center/Main Theater. 8:30 pm.

Closing Ceremony, Royal Cultural Center/Conference Hall. 7:00 pm.
Screening of Short Films on Human Rights, Film House/Royal Film Commission, 7:00 pm.

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Thursday April 8, 2010

Voices at the Jordan Museum, Performed by Dozan Wa Awtar Singers
with the Amman Symphonietta and Friends
. Jordan Museum. 8:00 pm. Tickets JD 10. For more information: 079 613 3300

Oud Recital: The Kingdom Of heaven – Alaa shaheen, Dar Al-Anda Gallery/Jabal Al-Weibdeh. 7:30 pm. For more information: 0796113017

ateekFriday April 9, 2010

Um Kulthoum in a Baroque Mood, Concert with Lunch, Malhas Farm/Ajloun. 11:30 am. Tickets JD 30. For more information:  079 5503353

Voices at the Jordan Museum, Performed by Dozan Wa Awtar Singers
with the Amman Symphonietta and Friends.
Jordan Museum. 5:00 pm. Tickets JD 5. For more information: 079 613 3300

Saturday April 10, 2010

Stories from Weibdeh, Friends of Jabal Al-Weibdeh Society/Next to Ammoun Theater. 10:00 am.

Nostalgia, performance by Al-Quds Palestinian Folklore Group. Al-Hussein Cultural Center/Ras Al-Ain. 7:00 pm.




  • ramseytesdell

    wow, too many events this week. I suppose when the weather gets nice, people look for events to get them out of the house with.

  • razanali

    أحداث رائعة … بودي لو أحضر جميع العروض!

  • razanali

    أحداث رائعة … بودي لو أحضر جميع العروض!

  • razanali

    أحداث رائعة … بودي لو أحضر جميع العروض!