Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre (DFYT)

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Country and Region United Arab EmiratesDubai
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Festival Contact Information

Fatma Al Jallaf
Phone: +9714 5155014
Email: fatma.aljallaf@dubaiculture.ae

Festival Description

The festival serves to encourage and support youth theatre in the United Arab Emirates. Annually the festival honors a theatre personality and presents showcase performances, workshops, courses and critique sessions for the benefit of developing the work of the participants. Awards are presented for numerous categories by a panel of theatre professionals and cultural leaders. The festival is organized by the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority.

Festival Dates October 1 - 12, 2011
Festival Links

http://www.dubaiculture.ae/en/our-initiatives/projects/dubai-youth-theater-2011.html

Other Sources:

Articles and Press Releases:
  • Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre 2011 to honour Yahya Al-Haj as ‘Personality of the Year’ (Al Bawaba, September 22, 2011) http://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/dubai-festival-youth-theatre-2011-honour-yahya-al-haj-‘personality-year’-393262
  • Record submissions for Dubai Festival of Youth Theatre (Gulf News, July 4, 2011)
    http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/heritage-culture/record-submissions-for-dubai-festival-of-youth-theatre-1.832698
  • October 1-10: Enjoy the best of regional theatre talent (Masala, 2011)
    http://www.masala.com/32179-dubai-festival-for-youth-theatre

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