Nupi Drama Fest from Dec 2
By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 7 : A Nupi Drama Festival for North East region will be organised from December 2 to 11 at Khengjonlang Theatre in Irilbung.
Former Arts & Culture Commissioner as well as retired IAS K Radhakumar mentioned the above statement while speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club today.
He continued that the festival will be organised by Khengjonlang Theatre under the aegis of Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi.
Altogether 10 plays, directed only by women from Manipur, Assam and Tripura and performed by women artists, will be showcased at the festival, he said.
He further stated that a National seminar which would be attended by famous directors from National School of Drama (NSD) among other eminent personalities, will be also be conducted from December 3 till 6.
Khengjonlang Theatre will inform the public regarding any changes in the schedule of the festival following the present State issue, Radhakumar said.
Khengjonlang Theatre Director Dr S Thaninleima said that the festival will be organised under the theme 'Women empowerment through deeds'.
She added that the festival will help encourage women theatre directors and artists to go forward and help achieve their dreams.