Spain participates in the second session of the ISIS International Women’s Theater Festival

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Spanish theatrical troupe Microopera participates with its work “Liri Belola” in the second session of the ISIS International Women’s Theater Festival, which will be held from May 16 to 22, 2024 in many Cairo theaters such as the Hanager Theater, the Ministry of Youth Theater, the Vanguard Theater, the Cairo Library, and the Center Theater. Artistic creativity, the Supreme Council of Culture, and the small theater at the Opera House.

Liri Belola” – The Three Metamorphoses of the Cocoon – is a musical monodrama about a concert by a famous opera singer who always arrives late and whose innocent and shy assistant is forced to entertain the audience, despite her stage fright.

The help within will discover that boundaries do not exist, and that the feminine and masculine sides always travel together * because a crisis can be the perfect moment to discover our wings and fly!

The Microopera Ensemble presented its first performance in 2008. Since its inception, the Ensemble has aimed to bring the wonderful world of operatic singing closer to all types of audiences, by presenting small and medium-sized theatrical performances that contain all the elements of opera, in an intimate setting and accessible to all.

The Spanish Embassy in Cairo supports the participation of the Spanish band in the festival, which will present, in addition to its performance on May 18th at the Vanguard Theater in Ataba, two specialized workshops on operatic singing and its dramatic use at the Cervantes Institute and the Cairo Academy of Arts on May 19th and 20th.

The ISIS International Women’s Theater Festival is organized by Jarat Al Qamar Foundation, and the second session will be held from May 16 to 22, 2024 in Cairo. It is dedicated to the name of the late artist Aida Abdel Aziz.

The festival is managed by director and actress Abeer Lutfi, and the festival directors are writer and director Abeer Ali and writer and critic Rasha Abdel Moneim.

It is supported by the Ministry of Culture and other ministries, including the Ministry of Youth and Sports, as well as a number of cultural institutions and centers.

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