The Nile Project’s 5th Nile Gathering took place on the Red Sea coast of El Gouna, Egypt from October 9 – 20, 2016. During the musical residency, 12 musicians from Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda came together to collaborate on composing and preparing new music to play for the 16/17 season, which includes a 3-month long tour of the US.