FILE - The famous Egyptian artist and head of Cairo Opera house Enas Abdel Dayem has been chosen as the new minister of Culture
FILE - The famous Egyptian artist and head of Cairo Opera house Enas Abdel Dayem has been chosen as the new minister of Culture

Minister of culture to launch National Theatre Festival July 19

Thu, Jul. 19, 2018
CAIRO – 19 July 2018: Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem will launch the 11th round of the National Theatre Festival on July 19 in the Cairo Opera House's Grand Theatre at 8 p.m.

The 11th round of the festival is named after writer Mahmoud Diab, and is headed by Dr. Hassan Ateya.

Several officials of the Ministry of Culture along with numerous theatrical artists are expected to be among the attendees.

Atteya revealed that the festival will present the show "Ard La Tonbet Alzohoor" (A Land That Does not Grow Flowers) written by Mahmoud Diab, and directed by Sally Ahmed.

A documentary film titled "The Truth Seeker" produced by the National Centre for Theatre, Music & Folklore about Diab will also be displayed. The documentary is written by Abdel Hameed Abu el-Magd and directed by Ahmed Adel.

In the opening ceremony, the festival’s management will honor artist Galal el-Sharkawy, theatrical writer Abul-Ela el-Salamouny, Dr. Hussein Abdel kader, Dr. Samira Mohsen and late critic Mohammed el-Refa’e.
 
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