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Egypt wins big at Sixth Sharm El Sheikh Int’l Theatre Festival for Youth

Egyptian performance Rasd El-Khan won best play at the festival that closed on 11 November while its director Karim Adriano won the best director award.

Renowned Egyptian actress Samiha Ayoub celebrated at Sharm El Sheikh Int’l Theatre Festival for Youth

On the third day of its activities, the Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY) held a symposium featuring Renowned Egyptian actress Samiha Ayoub and presented a book written about her by Amr Dawara.

Sharm El Sheikh Int’l Theatre Festival for Youth opens with Italian play’s quest to save humanity

Directed by Fabio Omodei and performed by nine young actors -- six women and three men -- from the Theatre Academy in Rome, ‘The Last Flowers’ interlaces mise-en-scene with large segments of physical expressions and choreography that aim at depicting a variety of emotions as well as eras that the viewers are taken into.

Final countdown to 6th Sharm El-Sheikh Int'l Theatre Festival for Youth

The sixth edition of the Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY) will be held between 6 and 11 November.

Fire causes partial damage to Cairo’s Jesuit Culture Centre

A fire that broke out late on Sunday, and has since been extinguished, has caused damage to the headquarters of the El-Nahda Association for Scientific and Cultural Renaissance, also known as the Jesuit Culture Centre in Cairo.

Iraq's Babylon arts festival back after almost 20 years

Showcasing traditional dance, music and arts, Iraq's Babylon International Festival has attracted thousands of fans for the first time in two war-scarred decades.

Cairo Int’l Festival for Experimental Theatre reveals plays participating in upcoming edition

The management of the 28th Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre (CIFET) revealed a list of plays to be performed within its upcoming edition scheduled to take place between 14 and 19 December.

D-CAF: 'X-Ray Fashion' VR documentary inspires both, sympathy and empathy

A VR documentary that combines interactive CGI simulations and 360-degree scenes, reassesses the fashion industry while inspiring sympathy and empathy among a large number of viewers at the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF).

Sharm El-Sheikh Int'l Theater Festival for Youth reveals nominees for Essam El Sayed award

The Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY) announced the nominees for the Essam El Sayed Award during its third edition that will take place between 6 and 11 November in the Red Sea resort city.

Remembering Hanaa Abdel-Fattah: Egyptian theatre director, actor, cultural mediator

Mohamed Hanaa Abdel-Fattah Metwaly (known as Hanaa Abdel-Fattah) was born on 13 December 1944 in Cairo to a family submerged in the arts. In fact, his voice-over career started when he was just eight years old, after he was accepted by Baba Sharo (renowned radio figure Mohamed Mahmoud Shaaban) for a radio show.

Joy Town local Time

Last week witnessed the concert of Retro band, celebrating the launch of poet Ahmed Haddad’s latest book of poetry titled ‘Joy Town Local Time.’

Sharm El-Sheikh Int'l Theater Festival for Youth announces nominees for Lenin El-Ramly Playwright Award

Gearing up for its sixth edition scheduled to take place between 6 and 11 October, Sharm El-Sheikh International Theater Festival for Youth (SITFY) announced the list of nominees for Lenin El-Ramly Playwright Award.

Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children gears up for its 11th edition

The 11th edition of the Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children will be returning to Cairo after a year-long break due to the COVID-19 pandemic on 2 November.

In Photos: Egyptian theatre star Mohamed Sobhi launches new play ‘Nogoum El-Dohr’

Renowned Egyptian actor and director Mohamed Sobhi has launched his new theatrical play ‘Nogoum El-Dohr,’ which premiered on Sunday with the attendance of dozens of prominent figures in the cultural scene.

D-CAF returns to Cairo with strong line-up after almost two-year absence

The 9th edition of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) will kick off on Friday, featuring a large assortment of performers from Egypt, Arab region and beyond throughout three weeks of events.

Over 300 applications received to perform in Sharm El-Sheikh Int'l Theatre Festival for Youth

The management of the Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY) revealed that it has received 302 performances from local, regional, and international troupes willing to take part in the festival s upcoming edition, scheduled to take place between 6 and 11 November 2021.

In Photos: Large variety of performances in inaugural Eazees Int'l Women's Theatre Festival

Numerous Egyptian and international theatre plays took part in the inaugural edition of Eazees International Festival for Women s Theatre which concluded its activities last week.

Jordan's Jerash Festival to kick off this week, Egyptian artists set to participate

This year, the festival will include over 130 performances staged across various historic locations in Jerash

28th Cairo Int'l Festival for Experimental Theatre extends open invitation for theatrical research

The research brief should be sent to the festival by 25 September and the final academic paper by 25 November at the latest

Final countdown to inaugural Eazees Int'l Women's Theatre Festival

Following its postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival's inaugural edition will take place between 15 and 21 September

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