The fourth edition of the Egyptian Actors’ Syndicate theatre festival for directorial debuts kicked-off Friday at the syndicate’s theatre on Kasr El-Aini Street.
Under helm of syndicate president Sameh Bassiouny, the festival will continue until 31 December when a closing ceremony will be held and the winner announced of the competition between 10 different plays.
Actor Ashraf Zaki was among attendees of the opener that also saw the honoring of a number of Egyptian theatre actors, including Hala Fakher.
On Wednesday, the festival will honor veteran actor Hassan Hosni with stars Ahmed Helmy and Mohamed Saad slated to participate in the ceremony.
Plays are being staged every night at 8pm.