The Celebrate Garbage Festival
The celebrate garbage festival will be
sheduled during the Nile Rise festival. It
serves as a common place to network, learn
and take an action as a community to combat
the uprising waste management problem in
The stage and its surroundings provide the
opportunity for exploration, recreation,
experience, experiment, catharsis and
relaxation. The idea is to have music, dance,
theater and other performances as well as
workshops for body and soul. All in a manner
that allows the participants to find their
balance. Naturally, the local population can
take active part in peforming and offering
The network point allows people to connect,
network, exchange and collaborate. For
example, universities can offer programmes
or establish contact to the business
community in order to kickstart a new
opportunities or present new developments.
Last but not least, social contacts can be
The festival serves as a classroom too as
well! Worshops will be targeted towards
learning how to upcycle and use your
creativity to make products out of waste.
Sabah! One of the persons who understands
the ins and outs of authentic Egyptian food.
This stand will help visitors to talk to Sabah
about recipes and maybe can cook along with
her. Also many dishes made by Sabah can be
Imagine piles of waste. Now imagine turning
old light bulbs into candles, flip flops into plant
holders and T-shirts into scarfs. We are not
talking about magic or highly advanced
technology – all this requires only a bit of
garbage, know-how, time and motivation.
Come to or ‘Upcycling workshop’ and see
first-hand how you can transform ordinary
out-of-use things into amazing new items
that would fit into every household.
You want to see what some people can make
out of simple garbage? The upcycled
souvenirs handmade from children of Abusir
will be there, waiting for their new homes.
Don’t miss the chance to become part of this