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Alexandria's 10th Int'l Theatre Without Fund Festival announces jury panel

The festival, held from 17 to 22 November, is hosting 13 performances from nine countries

Ahram Online , Saturday 16 Nov 2019
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The 10th edition of the International Theatre Without Fund Festival (TWFF), organised from 17 to 22 November in Alexandria, has revealed the jury panel.

The jury is made up of Egyptian and international theatre specialists: theatre director Essam El-Sayed (Egypt), scenographer Khalifa Al-Hajri (Kuwait), actress Mihaela Mihut (Romania/USA) and artist Johanna Elisabeth (Holland).

The festival's 10th round will showcase 13 performances from nine countries - four from Egypt, two from Oman, and one each from Palestine, Tunisia, Libya, France, Italy, Switzerland and Korea.

The performances will be hosted on four of Alexandria's stages: Bibliotheca Alexandrina's halls, Beram El-Tonsy Theatre and Anfoushy Cultural Palace.

The festival was founded in 2008 by theatre director Gamal Yakout. The event is presided over by Yakout, and Ibrahim El-Forn serves as its artistic director.

The TWFF is organised by the Ministry of Culture in cooperation with the General Authority of Cultural Palaces..

This edition is dedicated to late Egyptian actor Talaat Zakaria, who passed away on 8 October.

Check the festival's full programme here

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