India to host 8th edition of Theatre Olympics in 2018

India will host 8th edition of Theatre Olympics in 2018, the biggest theatre celebration of the world. The greatest carnival will start from February 17-April 08, 2018. India is hosting this event for the first time.

Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma stated  in New Delhi that the Theatre Olympics will put India firmly among the top nations in the world theatre map. The Theatre Olympics will take place simultaneously in various cities across the country. There will be five hundred plays and seven hundred ambiance performances from across the world.
Important Takeaways from Above News-

  • Theatre Olympics was established in 1993.
  • The inaugural ceremony of the Theatre Olympics will take place in New Delhi.
  • The first country to host the Theatre Olympics was Greece in 1995.
  • The 7th Theatre Olympics were held in Wroclaw, Poland. 
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)


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