1-22 October 2021
Date1-22 October 2021
Co-founded by Al Ismaelia and Orient Productions in 2012, D-CAF returned to Downtown for its 9th edition from the 1st of October till the 22nd of October after almost two years of absence.
D-CAF is Downtown’s first multi-disciplinary contemporary arts festival dedicated to attract Egyptian, Regional and International artists from across disciplines to share their work.
The festival took place across 12 iconic venues in Downtown including El Shourbagy Building, Consoleya, and Rawabet Art Space. The festival featured artists from every corner of the world in several art categories, from music and performing arts to and new media and visual arts.
This edition takes place across a wide range of traditional venues and unconventional sites located in the heart of Downtown Cairo, showcasing the neighborhood’s unparalleled social and architectural richness with groundbreaking art from across the world.
D-CAF works to strengthen local communities’ sense of place and identity through creative expression. Through the festival, as well as various other initiatives curated as part of our Art & Culture program, Al Ismaelia for Real Estate Investment aims to secure Downtown Cairo’s place as the pulsating heart of the capital, an enchanting mosaic of the city’s diverse population, and a bustling center for visitors eager to indulge in its hospitality and liveliness.