"Alexandria sings and Sousse recounts" is the title of the Bab El-Bahr Festival to be held in Sousse, Tunisia, and Alexandria, Egypt, in October.
The festival was first held in Alexandria in 2014 as part of an initiative launched by the Agoura Center for Culture and Arts to promote cultural tourism.
The second session of the festival will be held in Sousse from October 2-3 and in Alexandria from October 9-10.
The Sousse festival program includes an exhibit of handicraft art, photographs and an arts workshop at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sousse, in addition to performances scheduled for the Boujaafar Arena.
In Egypt, the festival program includes an exhibit of handicraft art, photographs and an arts workshop for children, in addition to musical performances by different bands from Egypt. The festival will be held at the Roman Theater.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm