Major General Ashraf Al-Dawadi, Governor of Qena, witnessed the theatrical performance “Misr Station” on the Qena Culture Palace theater produced by the Cairo Puppet Theater Company in the artistic house of the theater, in the presence of Major General Basem Ezzat, Director of the Association of Veterans of Nations, Dr. Youssef Gharbawy, President of South Valley University, Hazem Omar, Deputy Governor of Qena, and Brigadier Ahmed Muhammad, the military advisor to the governorate, Colonel Mahmoud Yassin, director of the Veterans Association in Qena, a number of popular and executive leaders, the families of the martyrs of the army and the police in the governorate, and a large public presence amid the implementation of a package of precautionary and preventive measures approved by the Ministry of Health and Population to prevent the spread of the Corona virus.
The governor of Qena said that the theatrical performance “Misr Station” is sponsored by Dr. Enas Abdel-Dayem, Minister of Culture, and within the project of confrontation and wandering theater, and aims to educate children about how to confront extremism and terrorism in a simple, popular and lyrical art form, praising the enlightening role that artistic and theatrical performances play in forming awareness and culture of the youth. In a way that contributes to facing misconceptions and habits, stressing that the art of theater is an effective way to present contemporary challenges and develop a creative vision to overcome them, expressing his great pleasure in presenting the show in Qena Governorate, and also expressing his great admiration for the theatrical performance and its distinguished level, and he thanked the leaders of the Ministry of Culture for this important initiative .
He also thanked and appreciated the artistic house of the theater and the performance team for their great efforts to present theatrical performances to the audience of Qena Governorate. Mahmoud Abdel Wahab, General Director of the Qena Cultural Branch, explained that the theatrical show “Misr Station” revolves around a girl who goes astray inside the Egyptian station and gets acquainted with different human patterns, adding that the Qena Culture Palace organized two theatrical performances last week by the “Wlad Al Balad” troupe in the presence of Dr. Enas. Abdel-Dayem, Minister of Culture, as part of the confrontation and wandering theater project, which was launched by the Ministry of Culture last February and will continue until next June in Qena Governorate. It is noteworthy that the participation of the theater show “Misr Station” is the first participation of the Cairo Puppet Theater Company within the shows of confrontation and wandering, and it is the plan organized by the confrontation theater troupe and roaming in the artistic house of the theater, and it is the first time that a performance of the Cairo Puppet Theater is presented in the governorate of Qena.