The 9th International Theater Festival of Kerala (ITFoK) is scheduled to be held from February 20 to February 28 at Thrissur, Kerala. This festival is organized by the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi (KSNA); the nodal body for promotion of theatre, music and allied performing arts of Kerala.
Theatre groups from hailing from various parts of India are given an opportunity to showcase their work during the week-long programme.
The highlight of this year’s theatre festival will be the ”street performances.”
“The performative transformation of street places encourages greater interaction between artiste and the community there by creating multiple spaces of interaction ” said by the
authorities of the KSNA.
The KSNA is an autonomous institution under the Department of Culture, Govt. of Kerala.
The festival was first held in the year 2008 under the chairmanship of late Malayalam film actor Bharath Murali.