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International Theatre Festival to begin from Jan 27

Press Trust of India  |  Thrissur 

The 6th edition of the International Theatre Festival of will commence here from January 27.

The eight-day event is being organised by the Sangeetha Nadaka Akademi. KSNA's secretary Dr P V Krishnan Nair said that a total of 23 plays would be staged.

Eleven dramas would be performed by thespians from countries like France, Italy, Germany, Norway, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iran, Iraq, Poland, and

Six plays would be from and another six staged by artistes from different states of the country. The highlight of this year's festival would be a dynamic mix of theatre featuring puppetry from France, Dance from and Shakespeare from India, he added.

There would also be premiere of 'Burning Flowers, 7 dreams of women,' a piece devised especially for the ITFoK for 2014, based on the theme 'Gender', he added.

State Minister for Cultural Affairs, K C Joseph would inaugurate the event. 'The Kitchen' by Roysten Abel would be staged as the first performance, Nair said.

First Published: Sat, January 25 2014. 17:30 IST
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