Faculty of Education at Kufa University organizes the 2nd Childhood Theatre Festival
Faculty of Education/ Information Section … Within the framework of cooperation between educational institutions, the Department of Art Education at the Faculty of Education/ University of Kufa has organized the 2nd Childhood Theatre Festival in cooperation with the Directorate of Education in Najaf. Dr Imad Tweij, head of the Dept of Art Education said that the festival aims to activate one of the objectives of the University and its vision based on supporting extracurricular activities and the achievement of cross-fertilization in order to discover students’ talents so as to ensure the stimulation of cultural movement among students and turn them into an effective force. Tweij added that the festival included a number of artistic performances. The first show was a musical operetta, All Iraq, performed by the choir of the faculty and prepared and directed by Dr Qabas al-Shimmeri, and the second was a presentation of a play entitled “Friends of the Sun” acted by a group of students of the Department and prepared and directed by Dr Qabas as well. The third show was entitled “Al-Asmaai’s Rhetoric and Al-Dewaniki’s Cunning” acted by a group of students from Al-Jezira Preparatory School and prepared and directed by Mr Ali Abdulameer. The festival also witnessed reciting poems by students from the participating schools.