El Gouna Festival.. A comic situation between Sherif Mounir and Ahmed El Sakka during


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Friday 15 October 2021

Books – Abdel Fattah Al-Ajmi:

Attending the opening ceremony of the El Gouna Film Festival in its fifth session on Thursday evening, the artist Ahmed El Sakka was greeted as soon as he ascended the Plaza Theater with thunderous applause, before receiving his honor and giving him the Creative Achievement Award.

While Al-Saqa was giving his speech, the artist, Sherif Mounir, went up on stage to mend his clothes after noticing what required him to go up, and Al-Saqa received him with a compass of laughter and hugs.

The opening ceremony of the El Gouna Festival was held in its fifth session on Thursday evening, and witnessed the honoring of the artist Ahmed El-Sakka and awarding him the Creative Achievement Award, for his artistic career, and his great role in raising the level of movement works in Egyptian cinema.

The ceremony also witnessed the presence of a group of stars of art and its industry, including: Yousra, Dina El-Sherbiny, Menna Shalaby, Arwa Gouda, Mohamed Qablawi, and among the organizers of the festival: Naguib Sawiris, Samih Sawiris, Inshal Al-Tamimi, Bushra, Amir Ramses, Omar Al-Hamamsi, Amr Mansi Egyptian hope.

The festival management was able to overcome the fire crisis that broke out on Wednesday afternoon, in the plaza theater where the opening ceremony is held, as El Gouna workers repainted the burnt facade of the conference hall, hours after the fire, and the conference hall was turned into a beehive to complete the restoration of the burned parts. In order for the venue to be fully prepared to host the opening ceremony.

The fifth edition of the El Gouna International Film Festival is called “Cinema for Humanity”, and it will be held from 14-22 October.

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