An Egyptian Marimba Band led by the young artist Nesma Abdel Aziz, one of the most famous and successful Marimba groups worldwide, appeared on Thursday evening May 31, 2012 at an artistic evening at the Palace Auersperg in Vienna. The musical evening was held under the auspices of Egyptian Ambassador to Austria H.E Khaled Shamaa, the Egyptian Cultural attaché Dr. Morsi Abu Youssef, the Egyptian tourist Office and Egyptian Airlines. The evening was attended by many diplomats, Austrians guests and dozens of representatives of the Egyptian and Arab communities interested in Arab music, art and culture.
Vienna has many cultural, musical and artistic activities throughout the seasons of the year and gathers the attention of thousands of tourists who come to Vienna to enjoy this centrer of art, music, culture, science, opera. In the midst of the Austrian cultural activities, the Cultural Department of the Egyptian Embassy continues its efforts to focus the interest of Viennese society and the representatives of diplomatic missions to Austria by holding evenings of art and culture which highlight the cultural role of the Arab Republic of Egypt among the European and countries. Click on the image to make it bigger.
The Arab Republic of Egypt holds its ongoing artistic and cultural activities at multiple Austrian sites: theaters, palaces, the venues of the Egyptian Cultural Center in the first district of Vienna as well as in a number of Austrian cities. The Egyptian activities, events and presentations have become part of the Austrian cultural programs and compete with the culture programs of many embassies in Vienna.