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The 2nd Edition of Cairo Drama Festival 2023

Tuesday، 22 August 2023 - 02:47 PM

The new city of El Alamein will host on Thursday, August 24, 2023, the activities of the second edition of the Cairo Drama Festival 2023, headed by the great artist Yehia El-Fakharani, under the title “60 Years of Drama” 24, in an exceptional session to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the production and broadcast of the first Egyptian drama.

The festival is organized by the United Media Services Company - the strategic partner of the festival - in cooperation with the Actors' Syndicate. 

This edition is witnessing strong competition between 58 TV series that screened on TV and digital platforms throughout the year, in a new experience that was not only limited to Ramadan TV series. 

The festival honors the best drama of the year as well as stimulates creativity and develops the artistic production industry and enhances the enlightening role of drama in shaping society's awareness of the most important issues and promoting human values.

The Jury

The jury is chaired by director Gamal Abdel Hamid and includes Elham Shahin, Karim Abdel Aziz, critic Tarek El Shennawy, and the writer Abdel Rahim Kamal.

The Awards

Awards presented are for Best Series, Best Comedy Series, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best New Actor and Actress, Best Author, Best Cinematography, Best Decoration, Best Soundtrack, Best Screenplay, and Best Montage.

The festival will also present the audience award, which allows Egyptian and Arab audiences to vote for the best series, cast, and crew who participated in these works through the link: https://www.starscraperawards.com/Survey

The Honorees

The ceremony will feature the honoring of many individuals who influenced Egyptian art with their work including, late iconic actors Mahmoud ElMeligy, Abdullah Ghaith, and Hamdi Ghaith as well as veteran Egyptian actors Salah El Sa'dany and Hassan Youssef.

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