Closing of the African Theatre Festival in Rabat

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The first edition of the African Theatre Festival closed on Sunday evening at the Mohammed V Theatre in Rabat.

Several political and cultural personalities took part in this cultural event organized under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, by the Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Communication, in partnership with the collective Éclats de Lune.

Speaking on this occasion, the General Commissioner of “Rabat, African Capital of Culture”, Mohamed Benyacoub thanked all stakeholders for their contribution to the success of this event.

The official praised the exceptional performances of the ten companies invited for the occasion, which marked the week with great moments of sharing and reflected the creativity and immense talent of the continent’s theatre artists.

Mr Benyacoub also expressed his pride in having organized meetings that allowed for a debate on the realities of theatre, based on an inclusive and participatory approach.

During the closing ceremony of this great African theatrical event, culture and theatre professionals took the opportunity to share their call for the creation of a “Market for African Living Arts”.

The Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Communication awarded the prize for the best creation during the evening. won ex-aequo by the Comoros Islands for the play “Je n’ai pas de nom” (I have no name), directed by Soumette Ahmed, and Morocco for the play “Elle était une fois la jupe” (Once upon a time the skirt), directed by Mohammed Amin Boudrika.

Jihan Rmili

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