(MENAFN - Arab Times)
Kuwaiti artist Mohammed Al-Mansour after receiving the award in Sharjah Theater.
Info congratulates Dr Souad
SHARJAH, UAE, March 23, (KUNA): Kuwait veteran actor Mohammad
Al-Mansour won Tuesday Sharjah Theater Creativity Award in appreciation of his
career which began in 1960s, part of Sharjah Theater Days.
Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Dr Sultan
Al-Qassemi, who partonized and attended Sharjah Theater Days, handed over the
award to Al-Mansour during a ceremony.
Speaking to KUNA, Al-Mansour said
the award was an honoring to all of his colleagues who accompanied him
throughout his career. He said the award was the most important recognition for
his works 'and a motive to give more in the service of my country Kuwait.'
Al-Mansour dedicated the award to
Kuwait 'which spares no effort to offer financial and moral support for the
artistic movement, which make the Kuwaiti actor occupy elite positions amongst
Gulf and Arab peers.'
He said Sheikh Sultan was keen on
attending and supporting Sharjah Theater Days.
Kuwaiti actor Ahmad Eraj said
Al-Mansour has shown great dedication throughout his career which made him one
of the major actors in Kuwait.
'We as young actors benefit great
deal from him and he always encourage us to present what is best,' he told
Al-Mansour, he said, was capable
of presenting all types of acting, be it drama, tragedy or comedy.
The week-long Sharjah Theater
Days featured many activities and seminars, dealing with theater.
Al-Mansour presented more than 40
TV series and plays.
Meanwhile, Minister of
Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri has
congratulated Sheikha Dr Souad Al-Sabah on winning an award from Paris Book
Fair in recognition of her literary and cultural contributions.
Sheikha Dr Souad Al-Sabah has
enriched the Kuwaiti, Arab and world libraries with her literary masterpieces,
particularly in poetry, Minister Al-Jabri, also chairman of the National
Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, said in a press statement Thursday.
He lauded Sheikha Souad's
decoration as a recognition of Kuwait's cultural and literary movement.
He wished the renowned Kuwaiti
writer Sheikha Souad more success and prominence to sever her dear homeland and
elevate its status on the international cultural stage.
Paris Book Fair (Salon Du Livre),
represented in the French Publishers Association (FBA), honored on Saturday
Sheikha Souad in recognition of her cultural, literary and intellectual