The ceremony began with an artistic performance by the “Tabla Al-Sit” band, and it included one of the pieces expressing the ancient Egyptian civilization.
The ceremony was supervised by director Adel Hassan, director of the Vanguard Theater, and presented by the media, Mona Salman, with the translation of the media and director Rasha Al-Gammal.. 16 theater performances from 9 countries will participate in the festival, and its honorary chairmanship is the artist Sawsan Badr, and its activities will continue during the period from 15-21 September under the auspices of The Ministry of Culture in partnership with the National Council for Women.
In her speech, the festival president, actress and director Abeer Lotfi, welcomed the guests and participating teams from Egypt, Japan, Jordan, the Netherlands, Russia, Tunisia, Germany, Brazil and Romania. And freedom, and inspired and illuminated the way humanly and artistically for many creative people and creators.”
After the opening ceremony, the Knights of the East troupe of the Egyptian Opera House presented the first performances of the festival “Baheya” on the Hanager Theater directed and designed by Karima Badir, a dramatic vision by Mohamed Fouad, decoration and clothing by Anis Ismail, and the show was inspired by the famous play of the poet Najib Sorour “Yassin and Bahia”, and from The well-known popular mawwal “Yabhia and Khabrini”.