International Theatre Festival of Kerala

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International Theatre Festival of Kerala
ITFoK gate.JPG
Genre Theatre
Dates Second week of January
(7-22 January 2011)
Location(s) Thrissur city
Years active 2008 – present
Founded 2008
Website
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International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK) is an international theatre festival held every year in December in Thrissur city of Kerala State, India. The festival is organised by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi and Cultural Department of Government of Kerala. The festival was started in 2008.[1][2][3][4]

History[edit]

The International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK) began in 2008 by Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi under the leadership of late Murali (Malayalam actor) in Thrissur city. From world over independent, experimental and contemporary theatre groups participate in this festival.[5][6][7]

Venues[edit]

The festival is held in G.Sankara Pillai Cultural Complex in Thrissur city over eight days. The main stages are Murali Outdoor Theatre and K. T. Muhammed Regional Theatre.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Logo of theatre festival released". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2010-11-29. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  2. ^ "Stage set for international theatre festival in Thrissur". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2008-12-22. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  3. ^ "International theatre festival from Dec. 22". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2008-12-20. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  4. ^ "International theatre festival". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2010-08-08. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  5. ^ "International Theatre Festival to begin from Jan 27". Business Standard. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  6. ^ "It's curtains for theatre fest". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  7. ^ "International Theatre Festival of Kerala". Caravanmagazine.in. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  8. ^ "Theatre Bonanza at the 5th International Theatre Festival of Kerala". MakeMyTrip. Retrieved 2014-02-04. 
  9. ^ "Stage set for international theatre festival in Thrissur". The Hindu. Retrieved 2014-02-04.