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The 25th Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre is Now in Session

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The Cairo International Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre

Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem has launched on Monday the 25th edition of the Cairo International Festival for Contemporary and Experimental Theatre at the Cairo Opera House’s grand theatre.

The night commenced with a a welcome speech by the president of the festival in which he declared his joy over celebrating the festival’s silver Jubilee.

The opening which, was directed by Khaled Galal and hosted by Jasmine Taha, featured a documentary hailing the silver jubilee of the festival. Two videos from the honourees who could not make it – Dancing expert Jermaine Akogny and playwright Hans Lehmann - were sent.

The minister of culture also made an appearance to officially launch the festival, and was joined by several iconic figures in the Egyptian and international theatre including Egypyt’s Nagy Shaker, actor Ezzat el-Alaily (Egypt), U.S playwright and scenarist David Henry, U.S International Research Centre Manager Gabriel Brandmaster and Italy’s Mummenschanz member Floriana Frassetto (Italy).

Main image from CIFCET Facebook Page.


Todays Events
Salah Ragab Tribute @ CJC
Bars
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 10:30pm - 3:00am
Venue: Cairo Jazz Club
THE OSCARS WEEK @ ZAWYA
Film
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 1:00pm - 12:0am
Venue: Zawya
ALL YOU CAN EAT WINGS @ THE TAP EAST
Bars
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 10:00pm - 3:00am
Venue: The Tap East
'Tanagra'  @ Art Corner  Zamalek
Exhibitions
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Art Corner Gallery
Filmmaking w/ Mohamed Nader @ Studio ZAT
Workshop
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Studio Zat
Acting for Film @ Pro Step Film School
Workshop
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Pro Step Film School
RECEPTIVE FORMS @ ZAMALEK ART GALLERY
Exhibitions
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Zamalek Art Gallery
Movement Course w/ Ahmed Azmy @ CCDC
Course
Date: 2/24/2019
Time: 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Venue: Cairo Contemporary Dance Center