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DDD at Sfax Capital of Arab Culture Festival 2016: Interview with Mohammed Lattouf from the Caravan project and Mahmoud Sameh from Launch of a Street Theater Group of the Sinai Bedouin Minority Project.
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DDD at Sfax Capital of Arab Culture Festival 2016: Interview with Mohammed Lattouf from the Caravan project and Mahmoud Sameh from Launch of a Street Theater Group of the Sinai Bedouin Minority Project.

Receiving their visas one day before the shows were scheduled to take place and the many canceled and delayed flights didn’t stop each of the Caravan and the Launch of a Street Theater Group of the Sinai Bedouin Minority project of participating in Sfax Capital of Arab Culture festival 2016 in Tunisia. Despite the sleep … Continue reading

Campaign for Reviving Palestinian Culture in Israel: Interview with Samar Hawila
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Campaign for Reviving Palestinian Culture in Israel: Interview with Samar Hawila

In addition to the Campaign for Amazigh’s Cultural Rights in the Moroccan Society and the Campaign for Stambeli Tradition in Tunisia, the Drama, Diversity and Development project supported another advocacy project campaigning for the Palestinian Arab community’s cultural rights in Israel. The ‘Cultural Rights for Arab Citizens in Israel” Project was organized by Mossawa Center … Continue reading

Villages’ Train
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Villages’ Train

Egyptian society is not free from sectarian and gender-based violence and its manifestation of discrimination and oppression. The “Villages’ Train” project aims to work with young men and women in seven villages in the Minya area, and will employ street theater to initiate a discussion about the multi-layered faces of sectarian violence and its manifestation … Continue reading

Launch of a Street Theatre Group of the Sinai Bedouin Minority
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Launch of a Street Theatre Group of the Sinai Bedouin Minority

Despite being considered as a part of the Egyptian national fabric, the Sinai Peninsula still differs from Egypt’s other regions by its isolation and segregation from the social and political realities in Egypt. The Egyptian revolution sparked on the 25th of June was a real opportunity for the Sinai Bedouins to protest their treatment as … Continue reading

Drama, Diversity and Development Project Challenges Racism Through Street Theater​
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Drama, Diversity and Development Project Challenges Racism Through Street Theater​

Similar to other Drama, Diversity and Development projects, ‘Black is a Value’ will begin performing on the streets of Tunisia to highlight issues of racism faced by black Tunisian community. The preparation process of the project included workshops in dance, music and theater in what was labeled as the ‘Closed week Workshops’, visiting the Southern … Continue reading

Theatre Day Productions Takes on the Streets of Gaza to Shed Light on Issues Faced by Gaza’s Bedouin Community
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Theatre Day Productions Takes on the Streets of Gaza to Shed Light on Issues Faced by Gaza’s Bedouin Community

Theatre Day Productions, the implementing body of DDD’s ‘Young Stories of Bedouin Life and Prejudice’ project, will be sharing the fruit of their hard work for the past 7 months in the streets of Gaza starting from the 1st of August. After having spent a good part of 2016 working with the community of Um … Continue reading

The Power of Street Theater in Uniting the Lands of Contrast
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The Power of Street Theater in Uniting the Lands of Contrast

Nessim Ghroum, Drama, Diversity and Development (DDD) programme coordinator in the Middle East and North Africa, recounts his trip to Egypt and Lebanon: “This was a journey of contrasts. Contrast between fancy and westernized Beirut’s corniche and humble villages in rural southern Egypt. Contrast between Al Koura’s forgotten Syrian refugee camp, nested in a dirty abandoned mall … Continue reading