TOPIC Musicians Syndicate
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A battle for existence: How the combined forces of censorship and security shaped Egypt’s music scene in 2017
Hessen Hossam | The restrictions imposed by the state on musicians in 2017 have been wider than ever in scope
Rainbow flag at gig sparks media storm of hostility
Mostafa Mohie | Rainbow flag at Mashrou' Leila's Cairo gig reveals deep-seated vitriol in Egyptian media
Masafat Cairo: Within striking distance of larger musical aspirations?
Habiba Effat | On aiming beyond musicians’ exposure and learning from the choices of our predecessors.
Musicians Syndicate moves against ‘Satanist’ metal concerts
Habiba Effat and Rowan El Shimi | Syndicate head Hany Shaker said the musicians are part of a Western conspiracy aiming to spread “chaos
Singing a crime: On the judicial police powers of the Musicians Syndicate
Ayman Helmy | Ayman Helmy explains more about the judicial police powers given to the actors, cinema and musicians
The power of arrest and the future of music in Egypt
Charles Akl | The appointees of the Musicians Syndicate are now officers.
Stara highlights tense gap between state, commercial and alternative arts
Rowan El Shimi | When Stara was set to launch at Emad Eddin Street’s Naguib al-Rihany Theater, it caught newspaper headlines
 
News
Update: 7 arrested for ‘promoting sexual deviancy’ after raising rainbow flag at Mashrou’ Leila gig
Court strips actors, musicians syndicates of arrest powers
Musicians Syndicate head announces ban on ‘revealing clothes’
Singer Hany Shaker elected as new Musicians Syndicate head
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