World Theatre Day observed with pledge to revive dying traditions

Like all parts of the globe, World Theatre Day , was also observed across the country on Monday with a pledge to revive the dying traditions of folk theatre.
Various national and international theater events were arranged to celebrate the day for creating intercultural awareness.
Director General PNCA Syed Jamal Shah told APP that the history of theater was connected with the history of human society and it also led to revolutions in shaping the society.
He said that PNCA arranged various festivals to keep the theatre tradition alive and gave an opportunity to the budding artists to showcase their talent in theatre-related activities.
World Theatre Day was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated annually on the March 27 by ITI Centres and the international theatre community.
Artists and organization related with the theatre all over the world celebrated the day in the befitting manner. The International Theatre Institute (ITI) is the world’s largest performing arts organization founded in 1948 by theatre and dance experts and UNESCO.—APP

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