Mazen El Gharabawy, founder and president of the Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (Photo: SITFY)
The applicants are vying to compete in numerous segments of the festival such as the Group Production Competition, the Monodrama Competition, and the Street Theatre and Non-Traditional Spaces Theatre Competition.
The festival’s special committee is currently reviewing all the applications and will be revealing the shortlisted plays and troupes within the coming days.
Held annually, the SITFY is the first of its kind to be organised in Sinai. The festival was launched with the aim of providing opportunities to young theatre practitioners while decentralising the artistic scene and reviving tourism in South Sinai.
The founder and president of the festival is Mazen El-Gharabawy, and the artistic director is Ingy El-Bastawi.
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