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Results of the First Round of Tajwaal 2017

Results of the First Round of Tajwaal 2017

 The recipients of the April 2017 round of Tajwaal are:

Action for Hope Theater Group (Lebanon)
: received support for 17 members of its troupe to travel from Lebanon to Scotland to participate in seven performances within the Arab Art Focus program at Edinburgh’s famed Fringe Festival.

Tamer Said (Egypt), Film director: received funding support for himself and Khaled Abdallah, actor and producer, to travel from Egypt to France, Britain and the United States for film screenings of their critically acclaimed film, The Last Days of the City.

Mohamed Yousry (Egypt), Contemporary Dancer: received funding to travel from Egypt to Vienna to participate in Dance Web, which is a series of workshops part of Vienna’s International Festival for Dance.

Ramia Beladel (Morocco), Visual artist: received funding support to travel from Morocco to Bolivia to participate in Kiosko, a program that focuses on contemporary arts with the aim of providing opportunities for exchange between local and international artists.

Tariq Rimawi (Jordan), Animation Filmmaker: received Tajwaal support to travel from Jordan to Croatia to screen and discuss his short animated film, Surprise, at the Zagreb Festival for Animated Films.

The Jury members for this round were:
Habiba Al Aloui (Algeria), poet, academic and cultural activist
Awad Al Hamazany (Saudi Arabia), filmmaker
Mohamed Idoumou (Mauritania), poet and filmmaker

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