Egyptian TV Presenter Osama Kamal interviewing Sophia the Robot during her visit in Egypt - Photo by Marian Reda/Egypt Today
CAIRO – 10 December 2019: The World Youth Theater is preparing for its second season as part of the third edition of the World Youth Forum set to be held in Sharm el-Sheikh from Dec. 14-17.
The forum’s management announced this year's theater launches under the title “Art Reviving Humanity” that reflects the content of the various theatrical shows set to be presented starting December 13 with the opening, and resuming on Dec. 15, 16.
The World Youth Theater is a theater and a focal point founded by youth for youth to bring together promising artists from all over the world to present their talents and represent their cultures through a variety of cultural and artistic activities.
The World Youth Theater activities begin on Dec. 13 with a number of shows for Rola Zaki from Egypt, the Mozar team from Morocco, robot Sophia, the Horse Band from Egypt, Fatmir Mura from Albania, Kuana Adebisi from USA, and Marisa Hamamoto and Piort Iwanicki from Poland and USA. This is in addition to a theatrical performance which witnesses the participation of 16 different nationalities.
On December 15, shows of the Brass Band Sound from Egypt, Pou from New Zealand, Wazih from Cameroon, Ashra Kunwar from Nepal, and Iheb and Dana oud duo from Tunisia and Jordan will take place at the theatre.
On the same day, the Horse Band from Egypt, Kuana Adebisi from the United States of America, and Veroniq from Russia will perform.
The World Youth Theater concludes its shows on December 16 with the performances of Mazeek Band from Egypt, Maritta Hallsni from Lebanon, Ghalia Benali from Tunisia and Kateryna Olkhovyk from Ukraine.
Sophia, the most advanced robot and first artificially intelligent (AI) robot to be granted a citizenship, visited Egypt’s Creative Industry Summit that was held on April 17, 18 2018.
Sophia became the first Android citizen in history when she was granted the Saudi Arabian citizenship.
With many recognizing that the creative industry and the AI industry is a boom to the global economy, and has much to offer to the Egyptian economy, there has been a move towards formalizing it since the launch of the Creative Industry Summit in 2014.
Organized by Idea Bakers and The Worx, leaders in event organizing and e-marketing, the summit focuses on the latest developments in the advertising, marketing and design fields in Egypt and the Arab world.
The famed Robot underwent an exclusive interview broadcast on DMC channel in April of 2018, amid her visit to Egypt to attend the summit, where she was hosted by Osama Kamal’s “Masa’ DMC” program.
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Before the summit in 2018 – where Sophia the robot first visited Egypt, she sent a message to Egyptians:
Sophia, the most advanced robot and first artificially intelligent (AI) robot to be granted a citizenship, is coming to Egypt's April 2018 Creative Industry Summit. Sophia became the first android citizen in history when she was rewarded Saudi Arabian cit
She made her debut at the South by Southwest show in March 2016. Since then, she has become a much-sought-after media personality. She has done numerous press interviews, garnering over one billion engagements on a CNBC online coverage.
To follow Sophia’s latest tweets, feel free to visit her official and active Twitter account on:
CAIRO - 17 April 2018: Sophia the robot, who is visiting Egypt on Tuesday, praised Mohamed Salah's talent and wished the Egyptian football team the best of luck for the World Cup in Russia.