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In Photos: Moments from the 5th Sharm El-Sheikh Int'l Theatre Festival for Youth

The 5th Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY) was held from 16 to 20 November

Ahram Online , Sunday 22 Nov 2020
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As the 5th Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY) came to an end on 20 November, below are a few moments from the event.

The festival took place between 16 and 20 November amid strict precautionary measures against the coronavirus with mandatory masks and social distancing among all the participants and the audience. 

The festival was founded by and is presided over by Mazen El-Gharabawy. 

Check the winners of the 5th Sharm El-Sheikh Int'l Theatre Festival for Youth here.

Samiha Ayoub
Samiha Ayoub, the renowned Egyptian actress and the festival's honorary president during the opening ceremony. (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Eslam Emam
Egyptian director Eslam Emam during the festival's opening ceremony. Emam was awarded the Best Theatre Personality of 2019. (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Hanan Motawa
Egyptian actress Hanan Motawa during the opening ceremony. (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Bayoumi Fouad
Egyptian actor Bayoumi Fouad honored during the festival's opening ceremony (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Alaa Kouka
Workshop 'The Professional Aspects of Acting' led by Alaa Kouka, professor at the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts, Cairo (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Conference
During one of the conferences held within the festival (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Mazen El Gharabawy
The festival's founder and president Mazen El Gharabawy attends one of the street performances staged within the SITFY. (Photo: Mazen El Gharabawy Facebook page)


children
A group of children attends A Song on the Passage staged within SITFY (Photo: Ati Metwaly)

Maria
Maria's Portrait performance staged within the SITFY (Photo: Mazen El-Gharabawi Facebook page)

Seam Line
Seam Line (Jordan), a honorary performance staged within SITFY (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Hard Years
Hard Years performance from Libya (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

A Song on the Passage
Performance of A Song on the Passage from Egypt (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Spain
Performance of My Father Is a Man from Spain (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Iraq
A press conference announcing cancellation of the play Hamlet 1983 from Iraq; in the presence of the director of the performance and the head of the delegation, Jabbar Judy, Mazen El Gharabawy and Alaa Adel. (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Eslam Emam [L] and Mohamed Abdel-Rahman El-Shafei
Discussion ‘Youth Theatre, a Cultural Industry for Sustainable Development’ featuring theatre directors and academics Eslam Emam [L] and Mohamed Abdel-Rahman El-Shafei [R]. (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Protocol
Signing of the protocol between SITFY and Kosovo (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Protocol
Signing of the protocol between SITFY and Iraq (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

Karima Mansour
Karima Beder, director and choreographer of Isis performance receives Jury Award during the closing of the festival (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)


Sherihan El-Shazly and Reem El-Masry
Sherihan El-Shazly and Reem El-Masry receive Best Actress award during the closing of the festival (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)


Glass Monsters
Glass Monsters play receives Mohamed Sobhi Award for Best Director (Youssef Al-Asadi) and Samy Abdel-Halim Award for Best Scenography (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)


Badr El Ahmady
Badr El Ahmady receives an award for Best Performance in the Street and Non-Traditional Spaces Performances competition. Play's title: A Song on the Passage (Photo: courtesy of SITFY)

 

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