India by the Nile (IBN) festival 2018


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Sixth edition of the India by the Nile (IBN) festival 2018 is being held in Cairo, Egypt.


The annual festival showcases a range of Indian cultural output, including contemporary and classical music, dance, puppet theatre, visual arts, food and yoga.

It is the biggest foreign festival in Egypt and encourages artistic collaborations between the two countries.

This year, the festival will also bring two new events, a fashion show and screening of the Indian movies.

The festival is organised by the Embassy of India in Egypt and the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture in collaboration with entertainment company Teamwork Arts.