The brainchild of Alexandria-based El-Madina foundation, Street Carnival is a street-theatre initiatives that aims to promote diversity and break stereotypes
Street Carnival, a street theatre initiative that seeks to showcase marginalised and minority cultures, recently concluded its second round of street theatre performances, which ran from 30 May to 4 June.
The round comprised a total of 14 performances, which were held in Ismailia, Port Said, Port Fuad, Suez and Damietta.
According to a statement issued by Alexandria-based El-Madina for Performing and Digital Arts cultural foundation, which runs the initiative, these performances “aim to break prejudices and stereotypes, promote diversity and acceptance, and praise the overlap between minority cultures and the main Egyptian culture.”
“The choice to focus on Nubian culture is not only because it is marginalised or that we want to familiarise people with it, but also because we believe we can use some of this local community’s principles to solve some of our national problems,” he continued.
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