Exhibition ticket - Arab Divas. From Oum Kalthoum to Dalida
Don't miss the next major exhibition at the Arab World Institute!
A fabulous journey to the heart of the golden age of Arab music and cinema,
through portraits of its greatest icons…
Emancipated, avant-garde, visionary… Who are these legendary women who were the voices and faces of the Arab world from the 1920s to the 1970s? From Cairo to Beirut via North Africa and France, a tribute to the divas of the Arab world! Stroll through the streets of Cairo and its cabarets. Join Oum Kalthoum, Fairuz and Warda on stage. Tour Leila Mourad's lounge andadmire Sabah's most beautiful gowns. Discover the professsional beginnings of the great Dalida… Vamp in Egyptian films.
Find yourself immersed in a musical. Set reconstructions, personal items, outfits, jewellery, furniture, contemporary works, installations, screenings: a visit to the exhibition "Arab Divas" is an interactive and immersive experience!
Opening days and times
- Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm, and weekends and public holidays from
10 am to 7 pm.
Tickets and prices
- Free admission (only granted at the AWI counter upon presentation of proof) for: Under 18s, members of the Ministry of Culture/Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Arab Diplomatic Corps/ICOM/ICOMOS/IAA/AICA/Maison des Artistes, lecturers and interpreter guides, press card holders, visitors with disabilities and a companion, and PCVB employees.
- Exhibition rooms (floors +1/+2)
MapINSTITUT DU MONDE ARABE
1, RUE FOSSÉS ST-BERNARD
Place Mohammed V1, RUE FOSSÉS ST-BERNARD
75005 PARIS 05