Sultan approves AED1 million for local theatrical teams

SHARJAH, 19th February, 2015 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has approved AED1 million to support the local theatrical teams participating in the 25th edition of the Sharjah Theatrical Days, scheduled to take place on 17th March under the patronage of the Ruler of Sharjah.

This was stated by Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Owais, Chairman of the Culture and Information Department in Sharjah. He added that the donation is an additional support for the participant teams to prepare for the event so as to disseminate Sharjah’s message of intellectual enlightenment and promotion of cultural events.

Sheikh Sultan approved the initial support to the participant local theatrical groups to meet costs of the technical production and preparedness for theatrical days event, which comes this year after a series of festivals, conventions, theatrical workshops and specialised training workshops.

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SOURCE: Wam