The Cairo Days Mono-drama Festival ended its second edition at El-Hanager Theatre at the Cairo Opera house on Sunday with the Algerian-French play ‘Saktah,’ which won best show.
For her performance in ‘Ana Carmen’, Egyptian actress Samaa Ibrahim shared the best actor prize with Egyptian actor Wael Zaki, who won for his appearance in ‘Laqtah Men Omry.’
Jordan’s Asmaa Mostafa won best director for ‘Adrenalin,’ while best writing went to Syrian play ‘Al-Washm Lana Taiarah’.
Many theater icons were honored including Egyptian actress Safiah El-Emary and director Gamal Abdel-Nasser.
In the festival, which kicked off on 7 February, artists from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Palestine competed.
The festival also included workshops for acting; one by director Nasser Abdel-Monem and another by director Monadel Antar, lighting by Abou-Bakr Al-Sherif, in addition to a writing workshop by Mahmoud El-Hediny.