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Ad for Grand Opening of
Badia's Club in Giza City
May 8, 1930

 

Translated By Priscilla Adum

 

This is a translation of an advertisement that was used to promote the grand opening of Badia Masabni's third nightclub, this one in Giza City. This advertisement appeared in Al Ahram on Thursday, May 8, 1930.

 

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The Grand Opening

For the Summer Season


Badia's Garden

At the Blind Bridge At Giza

Telephone 260 GIZA

Thursday May 8, 1930

Delighting the Audiences in the Open Air
Madame Fathya Ahmed

Performing a New Satirical Monologue
Madame Badia Masabni

Dancing Raqs Sharqi Miss Beba [Ezz El Din]

Dialogues by Hassan and Fathya El Melegi

Band: Ibrahim el 3aryan, Zaki Ezat, Shahata the Oud Player

Every Sunday a matinee performance for all public

General Entrance Price 10 piasters

Ad

 

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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. 

Priscilla

 

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