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Ad for the Program at Sala Badia
January 25, 1927


Translated by Priscilla Adum





The ad below promotes a show at Sala Badia with a listing of the artists in the lineup.

Al Ahram
Tuesday, January 25, 1927
Page 7

Sala Badia had opened for business on November 4, 1926, so the show described in the ad below would have been 2 1/2 months after that.

Click on the image below to see the advertisement in more detail.

Badia Masabni



The Advertisement

Sala Badia

On Emad El Din Street

Delighting the Audience is Fatma Seri

With a Band Made up of the Greatest Musicians Ibrahim el 3aryan, Zaki Ezat, Ahmed El Sebemi

Badia Masabni Sings and Dances

The Advertisement




About the Translator

Priscilla is a dancer of Lebanese heritage who enjoys researching the Golden Era of Egyptian dance. She owns a collection of more than one hundred classic black and white Egyptian films which is continually expanding.

Priscilla has also gathered a large library of dance related articles and clippings from Middle Eastern magazines and newspapers, many of which she has translated from the original Arabic to both English and Spanish.

Priscilla currently resides in Central America where she is a dance instructor. 




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