The Minister of Culture receives the awards from the 15th session of the National Theatre

Monday 08/Aug/2022 – 23:27

The artist, Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, presented the prizes of the 15th session of the National Festival of Egyptian Theater, the Egyptian director’s course, dedicated to the spirit of director Aziz Eid, which was held from July 24 to August 8.

The award ceremony was attended by the talented artist Youssef Ismail, head of the festival, the talented artist Ismail Mokhtar, head of the artistic house of theater and director of the festival, Dr. Magdy Saber, head of the Opera House, Dr. Fathi Abdel Wahab, head of the Cultural Development Fund sector, artist Khaled Galal, head of the cultural production sector, artist Hisham Atwa, head of the General Authority for Cultural Palaces, at the Grand Opera Theatre.

The Minister of Culture receives the awards from the 15th session of the National Theatre

Dr. Enas Abdel Dayem, Minister of Culture, said that this edition of the festival succeeded in unveiling a number of new creators and provided an opportunity for promising directors to express themselves, noting that it was a condition of fruitful movement in the field of Egyptian theater, and congratulated the winners and encouraged them to continue efforts to continue success.

In his speech, the artist Youssef Ismail reviewed the activities of the festival and the accompanying research forum. He also shed light on the most important research and continued to tell the history of the theater director and his impact on the theater movement, explaining that this year’s session was attended by 34 performances from various production authorities, emphasizing that it heralds a promising generation of theater artists and thanks to all who contributed to the success of this edition of the festival.

The artist Mahmoud Al-Hadini, head of the jury, announced the recommendations of the committee, which revolved around the need to pay attention to the Arabic language in theatrical performances, explaining that most of the performances testified to the directors which combines directing, writing and writing. preparation, which marginalizes the role of the playwright.

The names of the winners of the 15th edition of the National Theatre

The prize for the best theatrical performance was won by the first center, which is an award in kind consisting of a festival shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated by: The Khali Balak Show, the production of the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, and Love in the Time of Cholera, the production of the Vanguard Theater and Hamlet upside down, the production of the modern theater and the love show it In the Time of Cholera, directed by Said Mansi, the award for the best theater won performance, second center, which is an award in kind, which is the festival shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated by: The Moon Girl, produced by the Faculty of Arts, Helwan University, visit me once a year , the production of the Creativity Center in Alexandria, and the kitchen produced by one group + The independent one, won by the kitchen show.

He won the Best Theater Writer Award, which is a financial award with the festival shield and a certificate of appreciation, nominated by Mohamed Adel for the kitchen show, Anas Al-Nili and Ahmed Tharwat Selim for the Nour show, produced by the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, and Mohamed Adel won for the Kitchen show, and the Best Rising Author award, which is a financial award. With the shield and a certificate of appreciation, Fadi Ahmed was nominated for a performance after deep consideration by Khayal Awal band, and Muhammad Al-Suri for the presentation of “Bint Al-Qamar” for the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy in Helwan, and director Muhammad Al-Suri won for “Bint Al-Qamar” show, and the award for best theater direction, which a financial prize with the shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated for her.Director Mazen Gharbawy, director Mahmoud Abdel Razek and director Said Mansi, and director Said Mansi won the award for the show Love in the Time of Cholera.

And there is the award for the best emerging director, which is a financial award with the shield and a certificate of appreciation, and it was nominated by: Muhammad Al-Suri, Muhammad Adel, Hani Afifi, and the director Muhammad Adel has won it for the kitchen show, produced by the independent group One + One, and the prize for the best role of the first men is a financial prize. With the shield and a certificate of appreciation, she was nominated by Muhammad Nasir for the Khali Balak show, Muhammad Safwat for the ritual of signs and metamorphosis presentation, Dia Al-Din Zakaria for the Sinbad show, and the artist Dia Al-Din Zakaria for the Sinbad show, the artistic house production for folk art, and the award for the best supporting role for men. It is a financial award with the festival shield, and a certificate of appreciation was nominated for Khaled Mahmoud for showing Hamlet upside down and Ayman Al-Shewi for the same performance, and Mahmoud Al-Bitar for the performance Love in the Time of Cholera , and Ayman Al-Shewi won it for the performance of Hamlet with Hearts, and the award for the best emerging actor, which is a financial award with The Shield and a certificate of appreciation by Mina Magdy for the Nour performance , Mahmoud Al, nominated -Banna for Shakespeare’s show in the Sabtieh, and Ahmed Abdel Hafeez for the snake show, and Ahmed Abdel Hafeez for the snake show, produced by the General Authority for Cultural Palaces, and the award for the best role for the first women, which is a financial award with the shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated for Ha Reem Hijab for displaying quarrels, Yasmine Kabil for showing the rituals of signs and transformas ies and Nesma Adel for showing love in the time of cholera, and Yasmine Kabil for showing the rituals of signs and transformations, produced by the General Authority for Cultural Palaces, and the award for the best supporting role for women, who a financial prize is with the festival shield and a certificate. Appreciation was nominated for: Laila Magdy for the kitchen show, Nour Mohsen for the snake show, and Donia Sami for the Khali Balak show, and Donia Sami for the Khali Balak show, produced by the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, and the award for the best upcoming actress, which is a financial award with a shield and a certificate of appreciation. She was nominated by: Yara Al-Miliji for the Nour show, Lubna Al-Mansi for the kitchen show and Fatima Ahmed for the Al-Ghawi show, and Lubna Al-Mansi for the kitchen show was nominated for her.

The festival awards the best decoration design award, which is a financial award with the shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated for it by Shaker Khalil, Rana Sharif and Ahmed Jamal, and Ahmed Gamal won it for the Nour show, produced by the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, and the award for best costume design, which is a financial award with the shield, and a certificate of appreciation for which Marwa was nominated. Odeh, Anis Ismail and Rami Shehab, won by Marwa Odeh for showing Hamlet upside down, and the award for best lighting design, which is a financial award with a shield and a certificate of appreciation. It was narrated by Abu Bakr Al-Sharif about the presentation of the kitchen,

As for the award for best theater music, which is a financial award with the shield and a certificate of appreciation, it was nominated by Al-Moataz Al-Adham, David Samir and Walid Al-Shahawi for a performance, and Walid Al – Shahawi won it for the program Love in the Time of Cholera, and the Best Design Programs Award, which is a financial award with the shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated for it. Dia Shafiq, Karima Badir and Munadil Antar, won by Karima Badir for the presentation of the biography of Antar, produced by the Knights of the East, and the Best Dramaturgy Award, which is a financial prize with the shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated for it by Mina Bibawi, Shadi Al-Dali and Ahmed Al-Abasiri, and Mina Bibawi won it for A show of love in the time of cholera, and the award for the best theater publicity was nominated for Ali Abdel Rahman, Abdullah Khaled and Ahmed Siam, and Ahmed Siam did g also for a show Visit me once a year, which is a financial award with a shield and a certificate of appreciation, then the notification award, which is a financial award with a shield and a certificate of appreciation nominated. It was awarded to Muhammad Zanati, Hamed Al-Sahrati, and Tariq Ali, and it was won by Hamed Al-Sehrati for showing love in the time of cholera.

The jury awarded special prizes to some of the outstanding performances that did not receive prizes, and no more than three prizes are awarded with special certificates of appreciation, namely: a certificate of appreciation for the joint performance of Shakespeare’s play in Seventh-day Adventism, produced by the Eastern Tobacco Company, and a certificate of appreciation for the presentation of Dangerous Relationships, produced by the Cairo Church Team, and a certificate of appreciation for the presentation of the girl of the moon, produced by the Faculty Arts and Philosophy, Helwan University.

There are prizes for the critical article and theoretical research, which are divided into: the prize for the applied criticism of theatrical performances, which is a financial prize and a certificate of appreciation, won by critic Muhammad Allam for the critical article on the life show directed by Al-Saeed Mansi, and the critical research prize, which is a financial prize with a shield and a certificate of appreciation, and the researcher won it Mohamed Ahmed Kamel on critical study and search for self in contemporary Italian theater.

Certificates of appreciation were given to the festival’s workshop trainers in acting, directing, theoretical research and puppetry, and honored the members of the jury of the two directors’ shows.

The closing ceremony, hosted by the artist Moufid Ashour, included a dramatic picture entitled “Live the Theatre” in which the great artist Ali Al-Hajjar and a number of folk instrument players and puppet designers participated. Sherine Hegazy, decor by Mohamed El Gharbawy , lighting by Yasser Shaalan, music by Haitham Al-Khamisi, costumes by Marwa Odeh, and poems by Tariq Ali.

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