Tuesday 13 September 2022
Books – Mustafa Hamza:
The Syndicate of Musical Professions is witnessing a state of ferment, after opening the door for candidacy for the position of the Syndicate of Musical Professions, last Sunday, and the nomination of 5 candidates to compete in the elections scheduled to be held on October 11th.
A source in the Syndicate of Musical Professions, talked about the scenes of what is happening, in a statement to “Masrawy”, and said: “There is a sharp division, which occurred after the opening of the candidacy door, and the beginning was between the members of the Syndicate’s board of directors, as there was an agreement between them to nominate one of them, on the For others to support him to ensure the survival of the current squad, but some did not adhere to this.”
He added, “This division was behind the council’s representative, Maestro Muhammad Abu Al-Yazid, retracting the nomination, especially after the council member, artist Helmy Abdel-Baqi, confirmed his support for the artist, Mustafa Kamel, in the elections.”
The source continued, “The artist, Mustafa Kamel, is the closest among the five candidates, including Dr. Alaa Salama (the former agent in the council), and in the event of (Mustafa’s) success, there is a serious clash between him and the current council secretary, Maestro Ahmed Ramadan, and also officials. Legal affairs, led by Saad Metwally, due to previous disputes, in addition to the accusations he is making, and his talk about the existence of corruption in the union.
The Council of the Syndicate of Musical Professions, last Sunday, began receiving applications for candidacy for the position of captain, and the first day witnessed the submission of 5 candidates, they are the artist Mustafa Kamel, Maestro Mustafa Helmy Amin, Maestro Ali Al-Sharei, Dr. Alaa Salama, “the current representative of the council”, and Sherif Hamdi “Professor of the Faculty of Music Education”.