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Abdel Dayem: First Forum of " Egyptian female director in regions" aims at empowering creative women, rebuilding culture of societies of different environmental nature

Wednesday، 22 May 2019 - 02:24 PM

Under the theme of " theater for the public", Minister of Culture launches the First Forum of the Egyptian Female Director in the Provinces Directing to Organize Workshops for Young People in Play writing in the Inauguration of the Second Forum for Young Directors.

Up to 69 winners from 14 provinces at the end of the theatric season for culture palaces organization.

Minister of Culture Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem launches the first forum of the Egyptian female director in the regions and, directing to  organize workshops for young people in play writing in the opening ceremonies of the second forum for young directors.

Culture Minister and the Governor of Alexandria inaugurate the second meeting of the young directors of the theater and deliver the awards of the final festival for the theatric season.

The Ministry of Culture open new gate of innovation into the Egyptian theater by encouraging and supporting young playwrights in the regions. This was highlighted by Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem, Minister of Culture, and Dr. Abdel Aziz Qanswa, Governor of Alexandria. The second forum of young directors, which carried the slogan of " theater for the public"  and was held in  the culture palace of Anfushi, announcing the beginning of  the first forum  of the Egyptian female director in the Egyptian regions, in cooperation with the National Council for Women, headed by Dr. Maya Morsi, starting from August ,to  empower the  creative women in the provinces.

Abdel Dayem commissioned the General Organization of Culture Palaces, headed by Dr. Ahmed Awwad, to implement and set up workshops in writing and theatrical texts for young people starting from the new season. Abdel-Dayem also delivered 69 awards of the final festival to the winners from 14 "governorates" (Alexandria, Dakahlia, Ismailia, , El-Gharbeya, Beni Suef, Qena, Menoufia, Giza, Damietta, Port Said, Fayoum and Kafr El-Sheikh.

Abdel-Dayem said that "theater for the public" came as one of the activities of the Ministry of Culture's plan aimed at achieving cultural justice and spreading enlightenment in various governorates, in addition to allowing talented young people to express themselves and show their abilities in the art of the theater through a competition to extract the artistic energies of them. She noted that the establishment of the Egyptian female  director's forum contributes greatly to the reconstruction and development of the cognitive and cultural aspects of some societies with various environmental and geographical nature, emphasizing the role of women as a major component in creative work,  assuring the importance of Theater in building human and in planting the noble principles and values ​​as one of the elements of the refinement of behavior and raise the conscience, as well as a means to express dreams and aspirations of artists and it is also a unique way to present the issues of society and it gives solutions to our societies . Afterwards , the Minister of Culture honored a number of icons of the Egyptian theater including :-  the great writer Yosra El Gendy, the great decorative design artist, the artist Hussein El Ezby and Dr. Mahmoud Nassim.

For his part, Dr. Ahmed Awad, head of the General organization of Culture Palaces, praised the decision of the Minister of Culture to organize the Egyptian female director's forum. He assured that  this year's of  theater season has produced many young talented artists , describing them as creative fuel for the future of the theater. He explained that the participating Troupes in the three festivals were 46, they were chosen out of 312 troupe that were produced throughout the year, where the activities of the 44th Edition of the final festival of the regional Troupe took place in Tanta  cultural center with the participation of 16 theater performances.

It is worthy of note that the jury members included Dr. Mahmoud Nasim - President, and the membership of Dr. Mustafa Salim, Dr. Mohamed Shafi'i, decorator Mohammed Hashim, critic Mohammed Mosaad, Dr. Mohammed Samir Khatib , Dr. Ziad Yousef, critic Rami Abdel Razek, Hazem Kafrawi, writer Sameh Osman, and the jury of the final festival of the regional Troupes in the cultural center in Tanta included the great director Fahmi Khouli, Dr. Mustafa Sultan, critic Ahmed Abdel Razek Abu Ela, critic and writer Yusri Hassan Wal Nan Karim Arafa.

The ceremony began with launching the  recommendations of the three closing festivals, followed by delivering the prizes to  the winners.


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