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Meetings Around Children's Theater
2012-10-15

Be part of “Meetings Around Children’s Theater”

Discover new plays and participate in panels and discussions

It’s happening on November 2-3 at the Sunflower Theater – Tayyouneh


“Meetings Around Children’s Theater” is a 2-day platform putting the accent on the Children’s Theater and featuring 4 exciting new plays, as well as panels and discussions with professionals in Media, Education and Theater.


The platform will take place at the Sunflower Theater and will launch the performance phase of KHAYAL’s Magic Box - Soundouk El Ferje initiative to encourage more young Lebanese artists to get creatively involved in Children’s Theater. 


The platform’s inauguration will be held in the presence of HE Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, on November 2, at 7:00 p.m. and will feature the premiere of “Le Bal des Rêves” (Ball of Dreams). 


“Le Bal des Rêves” is a joint Lebanese-French production by KHAYAL and Subito Presto about the power of dreams to unite people and reveal new horizons, especially in a society stagnated by new entertainment technologies. The play will be staged until November 20 (All audiences starting 8 years old, in French with some Arabic dialogs).


Join us for this landmark event to build a Children’s Theater community and make the most of the opportunities there:


> Discover 3 New Children’s Plays by young Lebanese artists 

*each play will be followed by a discussion

November 3, different timings

Within KHAYAL’s Magic Box - Soundouk El Ferje initiative, a jury awarded production grants to 3 projects by Lebanese artists. Their plays will premiere at “Meetings Around Children’s Theater”:

11:00 a.m. – “Tétine…Bye!” by Kholoud Nasser (some Arabic words, ages: 1-4 years)

4:00 p.m. – “Who Will Buy My Roses?” by Hussein Nakhal (in Arabic, ages: starting 6 years)

7:00 p.m. – “An Abaya to Remember” by Rooa Bzeih and Jad Hakawati (in Arabic, ages: starting 6 years)

Tickets at LBP 15,000 (or LBP 35,000 Full-Day Pass)


> Take part in Panel Discussions and gain insights into Children’s Theater

 November 3, different timings

Explore perspectives for Children’s Theater in the fields of education and media with experts and colleagues; misconceptions and misrepresentations, pedagogic applications and expectations, and more.

12:00 p.m. – Panel 1: Children’s Theater and Education

5:00 p.m. – Panel 2: Children’s Theater and Media


This is the first event of this scale and scope in Lebanon, bringing together artists, educators and journalists to create better understanding and more effective collaboration in Children’s Theater.


We count on your support to help build this Performing Arts community.
See you there!

Reservations / Information: 01-391290, 71-997959

Magic Box – Soundouk El Ferje project
Co-funded by the European Union | In partnership with Subito Presto (France) | With the support of the Swedish Institute | In collaboration with SHAMS Association, ASSITEJ Sweden, Institut Français du Liban, Train Train Association | Media partners Agenda Culturel, Al Safir, Al Akhbar, Al Moustakbal

Posted By: Rita Khawand
Tags: Soundouk El Ferje, Children Theater, Meetins around children's theater, performing arts, lebanon, young artists
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