Presenting the project Antigona 2.0 Méditerranée in the Centre Cultural La Nau of València

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A MCAF’s initiative with the support of Anna Lindh Foundation and co-funded by the European Union.

We shared table with Vice-dean of Culture of the University of València, Ester Alba; councilwoman for Youth at the Council of València, Maite Ibáñez; and the project’s artistic coordinators, María Colomer and Miroslav Minic. Also via online we received messages of from all participating coaches: Djawed Bougrassa from Oran, Jihad El Karrami– Rabat, Azzouz Bougladour coordinator of the MCA Circle in Nador and mentor Abderrazak El Omari, and Abdel Illah Fouad – Assilah.

Together, we discussed on the values of Antigona in the 21st Century, and how theater has become a tool for boosting dialogue among youngsters from 5 Mediterranean countries. Moreover, we got to witness the live performance.

Video Presentation

Youth from Valencia

Under the direction of María Colomer and her direction assistant, Susu Benítez, showed us what Antigona in the 21st Century is for them.

Script: collective creation from the Reading of Sophocles’ Antigona, and Antigona’s Tomb (La Tumba de Antígona) by María Zambrano.

Cast: Lucia Martínez García, Esther García Enguix, Antonio Sevilla, Iván Duro, Valentina Zamora Yépez, Amanda Barberá Ortega, Paloma Delhom, David Llago.

The play was performed at Quart de Poblet with the support of its town Council on 22nd June 2021.