During the official closing ceremony of the 27th edition of the Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre, the winners of a variety of prizes in three categories have been revealed.
The ceremony took place on the stage of Cairo's National Theatre in the presence of Culture Minister Ines Abdel-Dayem and the festival's president Alaa Abd El-Aziz Sulaiman.
The jury for the Egyptian performances, which was headed by former director of Hanager Theatre Hoda Wasfi, included actor Sayed Ragab, scenographer and interior designer Mohamed Al-Gharabawi, theatre director Hany El-Metennawy and conductor and composer Hisham Gabr.
The awards and recognitions were distributed as follows:
Egyptian performances competition
First Prize: The Rose and Crown directed by Ibrahim Ashraf
Second Prize: Moftah El Shohra (The Key to Fame) directed by Doaa Hamza
Certificate of recognition for scenography:
Blindness, directed by Said Mansi
Certificate of recognition for design and choreography:
Raya and Sakina by Karima Bedeir
Recorded Theatre Competition
First Prize: The Other Side of The Garden by Koon Theatre Group
Director: Osama Halal
Second Prize: Loucha Land by the National Theatre of China
Director: Zhao Miao
Lockdown Theatre Competition
First Prize: Liv Die X Vukallective by the Vukallective Theatre Collective
Director: Mark Antony Dobson
Country: South Africa
Second Prize: ROTAS 2020
Written and directed by the troupe: Collectif ROTAS 2020
Country: Brazil, Switzerland, France, Germany, Spain, Egypt, India
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