|Ahmed Hafez Youssef|
Hafez (bass) is a musician, potter, sculptor, Hafez started his actual musical career by forming “El-Refak” band with Khaled Wafik, Khaled Shams and Safey from 1992 to 1997 when there wasn’t almost any independent music band in Egypt (Sequencer age), then joined El-Hob Wel-Salam from 1997 to 1999, then with "Khaled Shams & The Sea Friends" from 2001 to 2004, and since 2005 he is the bassist of Massar Egbari from the very beginning, in 2005 Hafez Composed the sound track of the movie “Garconiera”(75mn. directed by Hazem Metwaly) where the theme (mixed by Ayman Massoud and with the voice of Boustan, Hafez’ wife) won a special mentioning prize from Euro-med Café in Other Songs contest 2006 http://www.euromedcafe.org/swinners.asp?year=2006&lang=ing
In 2007 Hafez Composed the soundtrack of an interactive educational web-cartoon project between children from Arles-France and children from Alexandria-Egypt which was organized by l’Afriche. In 2009 Hafez composed and recorded the musical short animated movie “Zlezla” (13mn. directed by Sherif Sherif), an animated movie based on an Egyptian folk story where drawings and singing (with the help of Boustan Hafez’ wife) were all done by children from 6 to 11 years old (including Hafez' daughters),“Zlezla” won 2 golden prices in 19th Cairo International Festival for Children’s Cinema. As a potter and a curator in Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Hafez organizes and teaches children pottery ,sculpture, and how to make simple musical instruments.