El Gouna events in 2017
Upcoming Events in El Gouna!
El Gouna Film Festival : Cinema for Humanity From 22 to 29 September 2017
The inaugural edition of the El Gouna Film Festival will take place in September 2017 in the marvelous Egyptian Red Sea resort town of El Gouna, from Friday the 22nd to Friday the 29th.
The founding committee of the El Gouna Film Festival has announced the call for entries for the anticipated week-long event, which will kick-off on September 22 in El Gouna. Celebrating the past, present, and future of cinema, the new Festival aims to celebrate and foster cross-cultural exchanges and understanding across Egypt, the Middle East, and the rest of the world.
“From its very first edition, the festival will be a not-to-be-missed annual rendezvous for film professionals and film lovers from Egypt, Arabic countries and indeed from all over the world. […], enthused, Intishal Al Timimi, director, El Gouna Film Festival.
More details on : elgounafilmfestival.com
JAM-ART NIGHT in Dawar el Omda
location : Dawar El Omda Hotel courtyard
Date : Saturday, October 7th at 8pm at Dawar El Omda (check our Facebook page for next date)
Jam-Art Night is a space of unbridled creativity, an open mic special edition, jam session and musical improvisation all rolled into one. It’s whatever it wants to be. Come prepared to create something and see what happens..
Art-Jam Night is a “b.y.o.i” event, so bring your own instruments, as well as your own ingredients such as creativity, good vibes, happiness, friendship and smiles for an amazing & unique musical night under the stars. We do provide the rest (delicious food and drinks)
Jam-Art Night is an event that takes place on a regular base, once to twice a month. Stay tuned for more information about it by following us on Facebook
El Gouna Street Festival, now every Sunday in different locations around El Gouna!
This summer, El Gouna has decided to spice up the popular Street Festival, and offer our guests an exquisite outdoor entertainment experience.
Previously known as (Marina Street Festival), El Gouna’s Street Festival is no longer limited to Abu Tig Marina, every week we announce a new location to keep this experience exciting and enjoyable for our beloved guests. One time at Abut Tig Marina by Captain’s Inn, the other next to Ali Pasha Hotel. One night at the Piazza with open buffet, and another at Downtown’s Tamr Henna.But no matter where it will be this week, it’s sure to be exciting and entertaining. Live bands on a Truck, live bands on Tok Toks, and sometimes even on the roof. Amazing performances for the whole family to enjoy, sometimes we even offer free face painting, and cotton candy for the little ones.Don’t miss out on this amazing event.
Get the information about the venue and the program of this week from the Front Office team at your hotel.
Kitesurf world championship
Dates: 5-7 November Qualifier League and 7-11 November Elite League
World Kiteboarding League World Cup will be host to both a Freestyle Elite League Event and a Freestyle Qualifier League Event this November.
The Qualifier League event will be the third Qualifier of 2017, giving an opportunity for the young up-and-coming riders to fight for a spot in the 2018 Elite League. It will be followed by the Elite League event, from 7th to 11th of November which will see all of the top freestyle riders battle it out for the 2017 World Title, which is sanctioned by World Sailing. We can't wait to show you all the top freestylers competing in the perfect conditions that El Gouna kite spots offers up!
19th Europe and Africa Cable Wakeboard & Wake skate Championships
Dates: November 25th – December 2nd 2017
Location : Sliders Cable park - El Gouna, Egypt
The Egyptian Sailing & Water Ski Federation and the Sliders Cable Park invite all Members Federations of the IWWF E&A Nations to the 19th Europe and Africa Cable Wakeboard & Wakeskate Championships which will be held in Egypt, El Gouna, Sliders Cable Park.
One of the world largest cable park, featuring 2 cables, one easy ride, a swimming pool, playground, restaurant and pro-shop, Sliders will be hosting a wakeboard and wake skate competition. More than 300 pro riders from around 30 countries will be heading to the Red Sea: come and join to view the fabulous air tricks and show!
Arena Inn Live Show " The Gathering"
Come every Tuesday at Arena Inn for a live show and dance party around the pool.
Past Events in El Gouna
El Gouna International Squash Open 2017
From 3rd to 12th April 2017
Since 5 years, El Gouna hosts the International Squash Open in Egypt. This year, Orascom and the PSA will be bringing as well the WOMENS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP to El Gouna, Egypt alongside with the mens world series event this April 2017.
Both Men and Women Squash Champions from around the world will be coming to El Gouna.
With reigning Women World Champion Nour El Sherbini sitting at #1 in the world rankings, and Nouran Gohar and Raneem El Welily at numbers #2 and #3, what better time for the Women’s Worlds to return to Egypt.
Elshorbagy, Ashour, Dessouki, Gautier, are men's World best and will fight for the title. Come and support the players in this worldwide event!
Spring International Schools Tournament
Dates : From 6 to 10 April 2017
The Road to the States
A football tournament organized by Orascom Developement, which will include several teams from different international schools from Cairo.
The tournament’s purpose is to choose the top 10 players in order to help them achieve sport scholarships in the United States of America.
Come watch the final game and cheer for the winning team.
Kitejamboree spring edition 2017
Kitejamboree Spring Edition 2017 is already the fifth, spring edition of our flagship kiteboarding event. It’s time to warm up before the season, recharge your batteries and catch a little sun! We won’t be short of attractions thanks to our partners and sponsors. Competitors will be able to show their best tricks in the International Freestyle Jam and less advanced riders can take part in free Pro Camps. Kitesafari fans will have the opportunity to go to Tawila island. Do not miss the Grand Lottery prizes and money rewards for the competitors! Join us!
EL GOUNA BEACH POLO BRUGGLER SILVER CUP 2017
Dates: 28 to 30 April 2017
Location : Mangroovy Beach El Gouna
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN EGYPT, The exciting Beach POLO game is finally here!
Six polo teams will compete over a 4-days event scheduled for April 28-30 , in front of hundreds of spectators to be crowned champions of El Gouna Beach Polo, Bruggler Silver Cup 2017.
A custom built 100 x 50 polo arena will be set-up on the beach. The compact size allows spectators to feel they are part of the action and thrill. VIP tent, bar as well as food stands will surround the polo arena.
As sand flies with the polo ponies race across the field in this high-paced, action-packed competition. Bring your whole family or get a group of friends together to head down to the specially-constructed polo field on the beach and root for your favorite team. Whether you’re an avid polo fan or just want to check out an exciting sporting event, the Beach Polo Cup won’t disappoint you.
Heineken Sandbox 2017 in El Gouna
Dates: May 4th to 6th 2017
SANDBOX is Egypt's leading electronic music festival and aims at growing its reach internationally in 2017. It’s officially time to get excited for Heineken SANDBOX 2017 in El Gouna! Here is the official video for last year’s edition. One of the best Egypt beach festival!
For tickets and more details : Heineken Sandbox