50th Anniversary of Mahmoud Reda’s Troupe

15 Dec 2009 The BA Arts Center celebrates from 15 to 17 December 2009 the golden jubilee of establishing Mahmoud Reda’s Troupe for Folk Arts, which marked the emergence of the folk arts movement in Egypt. The Celebrations will be attended by dancers who participated in the first performance of Mahmoud Reda’s Troupe in August 1969, namely: Farida Fahmy, Neveen Ramz, Hassan Affify, Hanaa El-Shorbagy, Nabil Mabrouk , Hamada Hosam Eldin, El-Gedawy Ramadan, Ihab Hassan, Zakaria Abdel Shafy, Nesreen Bahaa, in addition to Mahmoud Reda who established the Troupe. On Tuesday, 15 December 2009, a presentation entitled “Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Mahmoud Reda’s Troupe” will be held at the BACC Great Hall at 9:30 am. On Wednesday, 16 December 2009, a roundtable discussion about folklore in Egypt will take place at the BACC Room B at 10:00 am. A performance featuring Reda Troupe from Egypt and Al Andalus Troupe from Spain is held over the three days at the BACC Great Hall, 8:00 pm. The BA has also published a photo album entitled Dancing is My Life, prepared by Mahmoud Reda and Farida Fahmy. Mahmoud RedaFarida Fahmy
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