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National Theatre Fest begins Nov 25

Posted on Nov 23, 05:49PM | UNI

Minister for Rural Development and Planning K C Joseph will inaugurate the 12th National Theatre Festival of Kerala,a week-long event organised by the Department of Information and Public Relations,Government of Kerala on November 25 at Town Square, an official said here today.

Speaking to newsmen,Mr Zaviour Primus Rajan, Regional Deputy Director of Public Relations, Kannur said Agriculture Minister K P Mohanan would attend the function as chief guest and renowned play wright and director P Balachandran would deliver the key note address.

This is for the first time Kannur is hosting the theatre festival which would conclude on December one.

As many as 20 select plays, including those from Jammu Kashmir, Bengal, Bihar and Manipur would be performed at four venues.

Special KSRTC buses have been arranged to ferry audience to from Kannur Town to Mattanur, Thalassery, Thaliparamba and Koothuparamba where the plays will be staged.

Workshop, films and seminars would be held as part of the event.