The latest developments in the El Gouna Festival Hall fire, less than 24 hours after it caught fire.. Video and photos


The organizers of the El Gouna Festival continue to complete the process of restoring the Plaza Theater, where the opening ceremony of the fifth session of the El Gouna Film Festival is held, after the fire that broke out yesterday in the theater clock due to a short circuit, as everything returned to normal within less than 24 hours after the paint was painted over. The burnt part in the walls, as well as changing the damaged carpets.

The activities of the fifth session of the festival will start at 6 pm today, Thursday, in the presence of a large number of Egyptian and Arab art stars. The star Ahmed El-Sakka will be honored at the ceremony by giving him the Creative Achievement Award. erased in the field of their creative career.

Yesterday, a fire broke out in the plaza theater plaza, where the opening and closing ceremonies of the festival are being held, and the firefighters and city protection forces were able to control the fire with a number of suffocation cases. Restoration of the burnt parts, so that the venue is fully prepared to host the opening ceremony, which will witness the influx of a large number of Egyptian and Arab stars.

The festival will witness the presence of a large number of stars, led by Yousra, member of the festival’s advisory committee, Laila Elwi, Sumaya El Khashab, Ilham Shaheen, Hala Sedky, Tarek Lotfi, Mona Zaki, Nelly Karim, Anushka, Basma, Lebleba, Rogina, Ashraf Abdel Baqi, Reham Abdel Ghafour, Najla Badr, Sawsan Badr, Ahmed Dash, Ahmed Daoud, Maya Diab, Hana Shiha, Aser Yassin, Nour, Raya Abi Rashid, Diamond Abboud.

Director Enas Al-Deghaidy, Amir Al-Masry, Dalia Al-Behairy, Maryam Al-Khasht, Mahmoud Al-Leithi, Tara Emad, Ahmed Fahmy, Mohamed Farraj, Sabry Fawaz, Tharaa Jbeil, Mohamed Hatem, Ali Qassem, Amina Khalil, Ahmed Magdy, Karim Mahmoud Abdel Aziz will also attend. , Sherif Mounir, Sayed Ragab, Hani Ramzy, Ahmed Rizk, Ola Rushdi, Ahmed Shaker, Basant Shawky, Basil Al-Khayyat, Hoda Al-Etribi, Yousra Al-Lozy, Hoda Al-Mufti, Nahid Al-Sibai, Adam Al-Sharqawi, Ali Al-Tayeb, Omar Al-Shennawi, Mayan Al-Sayed and others.

The festival will be broadcast by ON channel as a media partner, and the Emmy-nominated artist Menna Shalaby will participate in the jury for feature films, and directors Kamela Abu Zekry and Tamer Ashry in the short films jury, while the artist Arwa Gouda will participate in the jury of the Green El Gouna Star Award. The jury will choose films from all sections that define or raise awareness of environmental issues, sciences or wildlife, in addition to films concerned with environmental sustainability and its importance.


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