Cairo International Gathering for University Theatre.

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the British University in Egypt (BUE) hosted the Closing Ceremony of the First Cairo International Gathering for University Theatre held under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah ElSisi last Sunday in the BUE Auditorium. The Ceremony started with the national anthem followed by the BUE President's speech. The Chair of the Board of Trustees, Mr. Farid Khamis, welcomed the great icon Yehia ElFakharani and President of Arts Academy, Dr. Ashraf Zaki, Deans and other public figures. Awards were presented to the winners in the field of acting, directing, script writing, scenography and costumes by the Gathering Director, Amr Qabeel and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Prof Shadia Fahim. The best performance award was presented by the great icon Yehia ElFakharani to the Mexican acting group. It is worth mentioning that 12 different Arab and foreign countries participated in the Gathering which lasted from 1st till 7th of October and included university theatre performances, artistic workshops, round table discussions and seminars.

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(The great icon, Yehia El-Fakharany, with the winners.)

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(Prof. Ahmed Hamad and Prof. Shadia Fahim awarding Amr Qabeel.)