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Obra Aida

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Yes it's coming to Luxor and creating a lot of excitement amongst the locals. It's going to resurrect Luxor's fortune.
I just hope the corniche and other building works are completed before the big day but I fear they wont be and that the Opera will prove to be a big disappointment in attracting repeat visitors.



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Surely it’ll only be the Cairo glitterati who can afford the prices....and air fares.

Definitely a “one-off” as far as they’re concerned.

With any luck they won’t be going anywhere near the corniche.....unless they’re marooned in Luxor overnight.

Of course, some may combine the evening with a week’s sightseeing.

As if.... :urm:

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Maybe they will fly in via the WB heli pad direct from the airport.
better tell Marwa to be on standby.
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A classic f.u. What would do you expect ? this lot couldn't organise a p*ssup in a brewery.
Anyhow as it's October my trees will be surgically culled so pop round sit on the roof
bring some beers and listen in...
It's like that Luxor art gallery, they have a carving marked up at 75,000le,
My mate just paid 100,000le for a 6 roomed house.
And the carver isn't even called Damion 'bleeding Hearst...
p*ss takers, and I know a bit about art fart, Iv'e stolen enough.. 8)
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Sorry, just had to look it up, bit like prorogation...

Obra
Definitions of obra
'the act of constructing something...."I never knew that!......... 8)

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Obra the way Egyptians pronounce Opera, Obra Aid"a, they really are full of it, it's going to be Luxor's salvation.

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carrie wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:01 am
Obra the way Egyptians pronounce Opera, Obra Aid"a, they really are full of it, it's going to be Luxor's salvation.
That’s what I thought you meant Carrie....rather than Who2’s convoluted pseudo-explanation. :lol:

I’m only surprised he’s not wondering why they’re getting into a tizzy about “ ‘er next door “...
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"Ob la di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra
La-la, how the life goes on.
.1968.... 8)
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Once I had a phone call from an Egyptian musician. I told him that I was going to the opera.

"Obra! Oh, she has some very interesting shows!"

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If you want to annoy an Egyptian, ask them to repeat (until they get it right!)....

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Opera Aida - Luxor 2019
20 hrs ·
Dear Opera Aida guests,
We would like to inform you that a fake account for our owner Mr. Yasser has been created using his personal photo as a profile picture and the event's name as the account's name.
So kindly be aware of communicating with any kind of misleading pages and profiles of the organizer
And be noticed that this page is the ONLY page assigned for Aida's event
Thank you

There you have it folks......... 8)
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Chatting to a hotel owner the other day and he say's 'all is busy busy east & west.
Iv'e renovated the telescope found the bino's and am keeping a lookout.
Lights & skyscanners are being tested, it's the acoustics and sound checks I'm waiting for..

How are they getting them all from East to West ? So if they f**up on Friday,,, they should have
it sorted for for Monday's performance.... 8)

'Do you think they have popcorn ? toilets ? ice-cream vendor & death burger salesmen at the exit ?
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Here's a few snaps.... 8)
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So the temple looks good all changing colours but the mountain lights behind look like coral reef, very weird.
They should have invested a few bob 'renewing the Swiss' s lighting project, We liked that,
it took them months to get it right, then no-one changed the bulbs, it's an egyptian thing!
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Still no sound check! My volume level also takes in a NW over thoth hill's evening wind...inshaala!
Made some Opera evening Toffee....
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Well it's all very quiet on my western front.
I mean where's the sound check ? full dress rehearsal ? I reckon it's a disaster waiting to happen.

We did the Tank Girl Party 2500 people in the Roundhouse a disaster,....
Oh! Egyptians can have tickets for 600le....
So back up to the roof to 'hav a shufti!.... 8)

Ps: Anyone know of anyone going ? 'What we need is an in depth reporter...
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I hired 12 posh portaloos they all went into one sewer, which became blocked within the hour.
I grabbed a mop and started to plunge the pan, a mate opened the door a said "there's **** everywhere,
I said 'chuck the crash barriers down as walkways....

I gave up later..... 'f**em liggers the lot, that party cost United International Pictures £45K,
We ended up owing £17k we walked!...but like Woodstock we had fun..... 8)
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Popped up to The Marsam Sheikh Ali Fundog to see the business and to take a few snaps of opera Aida.
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5 minutes later...
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All is busy busy 'Opera Aida, my mate has an old french hotel 'baba samoah, he's even got guests in there.... 8)
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Sound checks as requested.

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I'll yet you know in an hour, before Question Time @ 9pm.... 8)
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So never say die...'One has to be there to appreciate it, I reckon.
For me and my roof a washout zilch,nada,neinti sound just a poor light show from a distance.
Anyhow Brexit beckons at 9pm egt on Question Time... 8)
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