10/4(TUE), 15:00-16:10 / 16:20-17:20

Each year, PAMS provides in-depth information on the performing arts market of a designated "focus" region. PAMS 2016 focuses on the Middle East, providing an opportunity to explore and establish a vision for enhanced cooperation and exchange with Middle Eastern countries.

• Location : ARKO Arts Theater

• Format : Panel presentations and open discussions in between

• Period : For the duration of PAMS

• Program

Topic Focus
Enhancing Understanding of the Cultures of the
Middle East as a Means to Initiate Exchanges in the Arts
Provide a summary of Middle Eastern culture and arts exchanges to enhance mutual understanding; Explore the potential of partnership with countries in the region and possible methods for cooperation in the arts
The Status of the Arts and International
Cooperation in Middle Eastern Countries
Provide information on networking with performing arts professionals and organizations in the Middle East; Introduce examples of actual exchanges and cooperation taking place through existing distribution channels in the region

• Participants

Program Presenter Organization
PART I Randa Haidar Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cultural Authority
Ahmed Al Sayed KATARA Cultural Village
Mehrdad Rayani-Makhsous Dramatic Arts Center
Amany Abouzeid Tamasi Performing Arts Collective
PART II Saeid Izadi Fadjr International Theater Festival
Ahmed El Attar Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival
Jamal Abdennassar Visa for Music
JANG Jae-ho, Gazaebal Tacit Group