The Minister of Culture and Sports Honors University Theater Festival Winners

28 March, 2021

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali honored Yesterday, the winners of the university theater festival, which was organized by the Theater Affairs Center from March 21-27.

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports honored the jury chaired by director Hamad Al Rumaihi, critics Dr. Hassan Rasheed, and Dr. Marzouq Basheer. His Excellency also honored university students who moderated panel discussions, in addition to recognizing Moussa Zainel and Mousa Abdulrahman for their illustrious careers.

Director of the Theater Affairs Center Salah Al Mulla said that the center is celebrating today the success of the Culture and Sports’ strategy for theater since establishing the center four years ago with the goal of encouraging the formation of theater teams. He stressed that the center has managed, thanks to the support of the ministry, in holding more than 18 plays in cooperation with money bodies including the Ministry of Education and Higher Education. He noted that the response to these plays was massive, with more than 100,000 attending them.

The festival was included in the activities of Doha Capital of Culture in the Islamic World 2021, launched in This March.