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CAIRO – 27 August 2017: The National Center for Theater, Music and Folkore will honour the veteran Egyptian actress Nadia Rashad on Wednesday, August 30 in the National Theater.
Rashad’s honouring ceremony will witness the attendance of a notable group of famous artists Like Fardous Abdel Hamid, Sameeha Ayoub, Mohamed Fadel, Rashwan Tawfeek, Ahmed Abdel Wares, Ragaa Hussein, Afaf Shoeib and Aida Abdel Aziz among others.
The Minister of Culture Helmy al-Namnam and the famous theatre director Khaled Galal the head of the cultural production affairs sector will give Rashad the honor shield and the certificate of appreciation during the ceremony.
The ceremony will witness as well the display of a documentary movie about the life of Rashad and her artistic journey. The documentary will include the testimony of the great Egyptian directors Inaam Mohamed Aly and Abdel Ghany Zaki about Rashad.
Nadia Rashad is a great Egyptian actress and script writer who started her career in 1970 as an actress in the religious series ‘Ozmaa al-Islam’ (‘The Great Men of the Islam’). Later in 1972, she participated in the famous series ‘El Kahera wel Nas’ (‘Cairo and People’).
She worked after that in the Egyptian Radio, performing plenty of roles in radio series.
Rashad achieved great success in performing the role of the old Egyptian singer Monira al-Mahdeya in the successful series ‘Umm Kulthoum’, which highlighted the life of the one and only Egyptian singer Umm Kulthoum. Rashad participated in a number of series and movies that mostly discussed women’s issues and problems such as the famous Egyptian movie ‘Asfa Arfod al-Talak’ (‘Sorry, I Will Not Accept Divorce’).