Cairo International Independent Festival for Children's Theatre

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Country and Region EgyptCairo
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
Festival Contact Information

Dr. Nabeel Khalaf, President
Mohamed Kareem, Director and Coordinator
Manethon Foundation for Children & Puppets Theatre
7 Salah Salem street, Shabab Bldg., App. 22 , Monib square
Giza, Egypt
Phone/fax: +20233079741
Mobile: +20112669450, and +20126009220
Email:, or

Festival Description

The organizer of the festival is Manethon Foundation for Children & Puppets Theatre, which is the representative for the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (Assitej). For more information visit Mohamed Kareem, founder of the festival, head of Manethon Foundation and Assitej Egypt says that the festival after two editions received strong support from many supporters and sponsors, but the most important and strongest support was the acceptance of Dr. Nabeel Khalaf for the nomination of Assitej Egypt to be the president of the festival. For more information visit This year will be the 3rd edition of the festival and will be very strong, organized and well supported festival, and will be one of the largest festivals in the world.

Festival Dates

November 15 - 21, 2009
postponed until Feb. 2010

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Practical Info:

Participants information 2009:
  • The festival will provide full accommodation with food, domestic transportation, as well as some equipment and performance fees.
  • The festival is NOT responsible for shpping cargo related to the festival, or the participants’ air fare.
  • Applicants should mail a DVD of their work to:
    Manethon Foundation for Children Theatre
    7 Salah Salem street, Shabab Bldg., App. 22 , Monib sq.,
    Giza, Egypt
  • For more information contact Mohamed Kareem at:
    Phone/fax: +20233079741
    Mobile: +20112669450, or +20126009220
    Email:, or


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