A program for supporting cultural and artistic exchange in the Arab region
Mawa3eed Grantees of the March 2013 round:
- Alef Ensemble received a travel grant to hold a one week workshop at Darat Al Fonoun in Amman and to give concerts at Rainbow Theater, Amman, Beit El Raseef, Cairo, Jesuits Cultural Center, Alexandria and Dawar Al Shams Theater, Beirut.
- The Cultural Cooperative Association for Youth in Theatre and Cinema Shams (Lebanon) received a grant to invite Syrian artists to take part in the event Miniatures: a Month for Syria.
- Eka3 (Lebanon) received a grant to invite Kamilya Gobran to give concerts in Lebanon.
- Yazid Nabil Anani (Palestine) received a travel grant to take part in the Home Works 6 Forum organized by the Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts.
- Fes Festival for Soufi Culture (Morocco) received a grant to invite the Al Quds group to perform in the 7th edition of the festival.
Mawa3eed Grantees of the June 2013 round:
- Arab Digital Expression Foundation (Egypt) received a grant to invite trainers from different Arab countries to participate in the 7th round of the Digital Expression Camps that will take place in Egypt.
- Nancy Naous (Lebanon) received a travel grant to present the theater and contemporary dance performance Those Shoes are Made for Walking at Al Madina Theater in Lebanon.
- Majd Youssef Hajjaj (Palestine) received a travel grant to participate in the Atelier for Young Festivals Managers organized by the European Festivals Association in cooperation with Beit El Dine Festival.
- Serreyet Ramallah (Palestine) received a travel grant to present Farah Saleh’s play Ordinary Madness in Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan.
- Bahara for Arts (Egypt) received a travel grant to present the play I Am Waiting for You as part of the Zakoura Storytelling Festival in Morocco.
Mawa3eed Grantees of the September 2013 round:
- Nabil Khemir received a grant to travel from Tunisia to Cairo to present a music performance in Cairo jazz festival.
- Nouakchott International Short Film Festival received a grant to invite Dr. Mohamed Said Mahfouz from Cairo to give a scrip-writing workshop for Mauritanian youth, and to invite the film Director Asmaa El-Modir from Casablanca to present her film “Alwan Al Samt”.
- Obaida Omar Salah received a grant to travel with 15 cast members, from Ramallah to Amman, to present the play “Israq Aqall Rajaan” as part of the 20th edition of the Jordan International Theater Festival.
- El-Taki Said received a grant for the travel of 5 cast members from Nouakchott to Tunisia to participate in the Cartage Theater Days with their theater performance “Bel Arabiya Al-Fusha”.
Mawa3eed Grantees of the December 2013 Round
- Atabet Fann for Arts, Media and Training (Palestine) received a grant to support the travel of three artists from Palestine and Alexandria to Jordan to implement a project to make puppets using the household waste in “Al Talebeya” camp for Palestinian refugees in cooperation with the local community center for women (Jordan).
- Cairo Jazz Festival (Egypt) received a grant to invite Oum El Ghaït Bensahraoui “Oum” (Morocco) and band from Casablanca and Paris to Cairo to present a music performance in the next festival’s edition.
- Abdullah Al-Kafri (Syria) received a grant to support the travel of four groups from Syria, Morocco, Tunis and Lebanon to participate and perform in the Agora Forum for performing arts in cooperation with The Cultural Cooperative Association for Youth in Theatre and Cinema “Shams” (Lebanon).
- Marrakech International Contemporary Dance Festival (Morocco) received a grant to invite the team of “Maktoub” performance from Marseille and Lyon to perform it in the next festival’s edition.
- Mohamed Omran (Syria) received a grant to support the travel of two artists from Lyon to Beirut to implement a sculptural project in collaboration with the Art Residence Aley (Lebanon).
- Hamza Kenawy (Egypt) received a grant to support his travel from Dubai to Rabat to hold a poetry reading night in the memorial of the poet Ahmed Fouad Negm organized by the Moroccan house of poetry (Morocco).
- Oussama Ghanam (Syria) received a grant to support the travel of nine troop members from Beirut, Damascus and Moscow to Cairo to present a theater performance in the next Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival “D-Caf” edition (Egypt).