U.S. Embassy Cairo Announces Egyptian-American Musical Fusion Tour  

The Beatbox House, an award-winning American vocal music group, will make a stop in Egypt during their 2024 world tour, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo is pleased to announce. During their 2024 tour, The Beatbox House will only make one stop in the Middle East, in Egypt, where they will perform in three Egyptian cities: Luxor, Cairo, and Alexandria. The Beatbox House is bringing its hip-hop flair to a performance in Cairo with the iconic Egyptian band Wust El-Balad, and in Alexandria with musical powerhouse Sharmoofers. The finest elements of Egyptian and American culture will be blended together in these fusion performances.

“Almazieka tegam3na,” or “Music Brings US Together,” is the theme for The Beatbox House’s 2024 tour of Egypt, according to Minister Counselor for Public Diplomacy at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo Ruben Harutunian, who announced this international musical event. People from different backgrounds may communicate via music, and the musical collaborations made during this program will honor and highlight the close ties between Egypt and the United States.

On April 30, the Beatbox House will play a concert in Luxor’s Misr Public Library to kick off their 2024 Egypt tour.

Egyptian music superstars Wust El-Balad will join The Beatbox House on May 1 at the American University of Cairo’s Tahrir Campus to display their raw energy of beatboxing for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The first 1,000 registered ticket holders in Cairo will receive free goodies!Public access is available and tickets are free.

The Beatbox House will perform alongside the extraordinarily gifted Sharmoofers at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport in Alexandria on May 3. The rich, melodious melody of Sharmoofers embodies the unmatched Egyptian pop traditions, and this event will combine American beatboxing with them.Apart from their significant stage shows, The Beatbox House will engage with a variety of Egyptian audiences with the aim of fostering community harmony and erecting bridges via music while they are in Egypt. On May 2, The Beatbox House will give a performance for the visually impaired population at the Bibliotheca Alexandria. This will be an inclusive shared experience centered upon sound and music.The ensemble will conduct a kids’ music workshop in the City of the Dead in Cairo. A professional exchange and masterclass open to over 500 upcoming Egyptian artists, musicians, and singers/songwriters who are graduates of U.S. government-funded musical programs will also allow The Beatbox House to share their knowledge and expertise.

Visit beatboxhouse.com/music to discover more about The Beatbox House, and don’t forget to tune in to the band’s interview on Nile FM’s “The Big Breakfast Show” on April 29!

It is a privilege for the U.S. Embassy to support this joint musical performance under the auspices of the American Music Abroad (AMA) program, which is making its way back to Egypt following a five-year hiatus.AMA is a project that uses music to promote cultural exchange and diplomacy by showcasing American musical talent around the globe. To track The Beatbox House’s Egyptian tour, go to @USEmbassyCairo on X, Instagram, and Facebook.

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