UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945.

The Society for Ethnomusicology, Inc.
The Societies mission is to promote the research, study, and performance of music in all historical periods.

Cairo Opera House
The Cairo Opera House, part of Cairo’s National Cultural Center, is the main performing arts venue in the Egyptian capital.

Culture Wheel
The Sakia (Waterwheel) of Abdel-Moneim El Sawy is a comprehensive cultural center, situated in Zamalek.

The British Forum for Ethnomusicology
The British Forum for Ethnomusicology (BFE) is a UK society devoted to the study of music and dance from all parts of the world.

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
The SFR is the Smithsonians non-profit record label and includes historical recordings from around the world on CD and cassette.

Smithsonian Global Sound
Smithsonian Global Sound sells music from all over the world for 99 cents a track, with all royalties going back to the artist that created it.

Art Moves Africa (AMA)
Art Moves Africa (AMA) aims to facilitate cultural and artistic exchanges within the African continent.

Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy)
Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) is a regional, non-profit organization that seeks to support artistic creativity in the Arab region and to encourage cultural exchanges within this region and with the developing world.

Young Arab Theatre Fund
Young Arab Theatre Fund, YATF, is a production fund designed to serve independent young Artists directors living and working in the Arab world. esigned to serve independent young Artists directors living and working in the Arab world.

Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation
Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures, The Foundation is the first common institution jointly established and financed by all 35 members of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership.

Babelmed Music
Babelmed Music is the world music forum, a yearly gathering of musicians from all over the world.

Cairo Airport Hotels
Cairo Airport Hotels offers great rates on over 50 hotels near Cairo Airport. All hotels offer a generous savings off of regular hotel rack rates.

Danish Center for Cultural Development (DCCD)
The DCCD promotes cultural co-operation between Denmark and developing countries in – among others – the Middle East.

Arab Artists Resources and Training (AART)
AART is committed to helping career-track artists to support themselves exclusively by networking together and teaching them how to find and receive grants to help promote their Arab cultural heritage.

FolkwaysAlive! is a partnership of Smithsonians Folkways Recordings and the University of Alberta and houses a great ethnomusicological archive.