Sun, music, drinks and the golden beach of Gouna sound like the perfect combination for a dreamy music festival, and SandBox is here to make all your summer dreams come true.
From the 3rd till the 5th of May, the north of Hurghada will go wild with DJs and music lovers from all over the world. Sandbox festival is an electronic music that gathers established DJs, producers and live performers from the vibrant underground of electronic music with a host of smaller, up-and-coming local acts.
The 3-day music festival is yet again introducing a killer lineup this year, with 4 major headliners. And these 4 are:
Charlotte de Witte:
Is a 25-year-old female Belgium DJ who started her rise to fame 4 years ago. She is also known as Raving George; she started releasing Eps under that name in 2013 to avoid the stereotyping of being a female DJ. Charolette is not just into producing club tracks, she also likes to experiment with dark and melancholic sound of techno music.
He is a 48-year-old dance/electronic music producer from Italy. Manfredi Romano, aka DJ Tennis, grew up tour-managing punk bands and organizing left-field music events in Italy around the turn of the Millennium. He made into the show business back in 2010. When Romano isn’t DJing, he enjoys cooking and collecting vinyl records.
A female Ukraine DJ who started mixing records in 2005. The 30-year-old artist grew up in a village to an average family with absolutely no music background.Nastia have been touring all over the world, blessing audience with the greatest mixes, and now she is about to step in the pharaoh land to give us a taste of her music.
The appealing name belongs to the Italian-born, German based due of Alessandro and Federico Fognini. Mind Against are best known for their IDM roots combined with house and techno. You will be dancing this year to their 80s psychedelic soundtracks. They started recording and releasing music since 2012.
4 Ways You Can Benefit From Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s Online Services
We are quite impressed with how entities are doing their very best to go digital amidst this coronavirus scare, in order to keep their audience both entertained and informed with something to do during the quarantine.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina is one of the many entities doing their own share of good to help us stay productive during the quarantine and wisely use our free time.
The library is offering a number of online services, suitable for all knowledge seekers. Here are some of the ways you can benefit from these services!
You can Browse through 200,000 Books Online
The library has uploaded 200,000 books online and is currently uploading their non-literary works on their YouTube channel for a more comprehensive experience.
For those who aren’t really into reading, the library is providing a number of documentaries on their YouTube channel. Besides books and documentaries, the channel also offers online conferences and concerts!
‘ScienSee Club for Science & Science Fiction’
The library will organize an online activity of “ScienSee Club for Science and Science Fiction.” This online activity is part of the library’s keenness in delivering cultural services.
The event will start on Wednesday at 8:00 PM via “Zoom” video conference.
The library is making sure to inform as well as entertain! Also provided on their YouTube channel is a number of concerts, some of them have already been hosted but can still be found on the channel.
The library also has programs for masters degree students. We are telling you if you’re looking to benefit from your free time, then check our their official Facebook page and YouTube channel for more events.
The Apps You Need To Survive Quarantine Time
We’re currently facing a devastating but necessary quarantine but nothing shall stop us from finding ways to kill time with and ways to spend time with our friends! Luckily, technology has us covered with a number of applications that make leaving the house no longer a necessity.
From life-saving apps to ones that keep us entertained and connected, we present to you the following necessary apps to help you survive this quarantine.
Tiktok comes on top of the list and as much as we all might be ashamed to admit, it turns out the app is so much fun and a great time killer, we blame it on celebrities for making us so addicted.
Also, try to include your family members in some of the videos, the results are hilarious!
House party is an app that took over the entire world in just a few weeks! It is a social media app that allows you to video-chat and play games with your friends, the closest thing you will get to hanging out with your buddies!
Down Dog is a great application for exercising, it will get you a brand new yoga practice every time you come to your mat! Unlike other apps that pre-record videos, this one won’t make you repeat the same workout over and over again.
AND it’s free until May the 1st! We love apps that understand what we’re currently going through.
With everything we’re going through, meditation is truly much needed to help us pass time while simultaneously managing stress. Headspace offers courses, ranging from the basics of meditation to others that help you stay positive, like “Happiness.” Or shorter ones, like “Breathe,” that encourage you to take a quick 1-3 minutes from the day to relax. Download the app and discover the rest!
Another game that you can play with your friends online, you choose from a variety of fun categories in which each player makes up fake answers to real trivia questions. You get points for guessing the right answer, and for each other player you PSYCH! into choosing yours.
Google News and Apple News
With something new happening everyday, you need to remain caught up with what’s happening around the world and the easiest way to do so is by installing Google News and Apple News. Both also show you the biggest stories of the day from an assortment of the best news outlets, so you can always be up to date on what’s going on.
For all the book worms out there, take advantage of the time you now have thanks to the quarantine and catch up on the latest reads through Kindle! The books cost less than the physical copy, and there are plenty of font sizes and formats to change so the book is always easy to read. It’s free for iPhone or Android.
This one is for all the geeks out there who like to challenge themselves! Wordscapes is the word hunt game, it’s a perfect fit for fans of crossword or word anagram games, combining best of word find games and crossword puzzles.
Technology is indeed a life saver in a time like this but always remember that going old school can be fun too! Puzzle games, card and board games are still a great way to bond with the family and kill quarantine time. What matters the most here is for you to make the best out of your stay!
Will Shooting of Ramadan Series Come to a Halt Resulting In Cancellation of Shows?
Egypt is now facing a lock-down and is under nationwide curfew to limit the spread of the coronavirus, but before this crisis occurred, the annual Ramadan TV series were still being filmed. So the question here remains, with all the ongoing troubles, will shooting come to a halt?
Well, the Egyptian Actors Syndicate stressed recently that there hasn’t been any official decision regarding a ban to film any series so far, but with the ongoing precautionary measures, the situation is constantly changing.
Before announcing the curfew, the syndicate has postponed shooting scenes that require/ include a large gathering of people.
Meanwhile, the Egyptian Producer and Screenwriter, Mohamed Hefzy has indeed suspended shooting of the Arabic Horror Series ‘Paranormal’ as a precautionary measure to maintain the safety of the crew.
On the other hand, a number of Egyptian artists are asking those in charge to actually suspend filming until all of this comes to an end, for at least a period of 15 days! Rania Youssef, Screenwriter Mariam Naoum, and Filmmaker Yousry Nasrallah are all on the same page regarding this issue.
Things are rapidly changing which is of course affecting the media scene in Egypt, and as much as it will hurt a lot of people to have their favorite series canceled, it is indeed an important measure that has to be taken.
From what we know so far, most of the shootings are currently on hold due to the curfew that limited shooting hours, and we’re waiting to hear more from the syndicate…
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