Saturday, August 7, 2010

International theatre festival

KOCHI: The Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi will organise an international theatre festival in December in Thrissur. Troupes from the U.K., Japan, Australia and Latin America will participate.

Announcing this at a press conference here on Saturday, the akademi chairman and actor Mukesh said efforts were underway to revitalise theatre. The reasons behind the decline in the standards as well as the response from the people were being discussed at various forums.

The amateur drama competitions held by the akademi brought several aspects of the contemporary theatre to the fore.

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