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Theatre Olympics from March 11 to 25

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GUWAHATI, March 6 - As one of the co-hosts of the 8th Theatre Olympics, Guwahati is all set to host a theatrical extravaganza � dubbed as the world�s biggest � at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra from March 11 to 25.

The Guwahati chapter of Theatre Olympics 2018 is being organised by the National School of Drama (NSD) under the aegis of the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India and in collaboration with the Government of Assam.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will be the chief guest at the inaugural event at 6 pm on March 11, where Cultural Affairs Minister Naba Kumar Doley, filmmaker Jahnu Barua and Nrityacharya Jatin Goswami will be the guests of honour.

Announcing this at a press conference at the Guwahati Press Club today, actors Pranjal Saikia and Baharul Islam said the mega event would enable the people of the city to catch a series of 15 stimulating performances, including specially invited plays from renowned masters of the form such as Bibhash Chakraborty (Raj Rakto), Roshan K Meheta (Jiudo Aakash), Fakiraiya Amoghi Math (Daksha Brahman Vadhe), Mahmud Alam (Safarnama), Ovlyakuli Khodjakuli (To Kill Or Not To Kill), Sandip Bhattacharya (Santaap), Rajan Khatiwada (Antigone), Debasis Majumdar, (Baijayantika), Subash Chandra Pradhan (Lal Paen), Vinicius Piedade (Jail House), Vyomkesh Shukla (Panchratram), Prithunandan Ghose (Ebong Andhokar), Anagha Deshpande (Swapnavasavdattam), Prokash Bhattacharya (Aarshi) and Urmil K Thapaliyal (Aurat Ki Jung).

�We are extremely proud to bring the world�s largest theatre festival to India. During this 51-day nationwide celebration of the 8th Theatre Olympics, we attempt to bridge the borders across countries through the call of theatre and engage in creating a global village,� Dr Arjun Deo Charan, Acting Chairman of the National School of Drama Society said.

Prof Waman Kendre, Director, National School of Drama said that for the past three years it had been their dream to bring the Theatre Olympics to India.

The festival will conclude on April 8 in Mumbai.

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Theatre Olympics from March 11 to 25

GUWAHATI, March 6 - As one of the co-hosts of the 8th Theatre Olympics, Guwahati is all set to host a theatrical extravaganza � dubbed as the world�s biggest � at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra from March 11 to 25.

The Guwahati chapter of Theatre Olympics 2018 is being organised by the National School of Drama (NSD) under the aegis of the Ministry of Culture, Govt of India and in collaboration with the Government of Assam.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will be the chief guest at the inaugural event at 6 pm on March 11, where Cultural Affairs Minister Naba Kumar Doley, filmmaker Jahnu Barua and Nrityacharya Jatin Goswami will be the guests of honour.

Announcing this at a press conference at the Guwahati Press Club today, actors Pranjal Saikia and Baharul Islam said the mega event would enable the people of the city to catch a series of 15 stimulating performances, including specially invited plays from renowned masters of the form such as Bibhash Chakraborty (Raj Rakto), Roshan K Meheta (Jiudo Aakash), Fakiraiya Amoghi Math (Daksha Brahman Vadhe), Mahmud Alam (Safarnama), Ovlyakuli Khodjakuli (To Kill Or Not To Kill), Sandip Bhattacharya (Santaap), Rajan Khatiwada (Antigone), Debasis Majumdar, (Baijayantika), Subash Chandra Pradhan (Lal Paen), Vinicius Piedade (Jail House), Vyomkesh Shukla (Panchratram), Prithunandan Ghose (Ebong Andhokar), Anagha Deshpande (Swapnavasavdattam), Prokash Bhattacharya (Aarshi) and Urmil K Thapaliyal (Aurat Ki Jung).

�We are extremely proud to bring the world�s largest theatre festival to India. During this 51-day nationwide celebration of the 8th Theatre Olympics, we attempt to bridge the borders across countries through the call of theatre and engage in creating a global village,� Dr Arjun Deo Charan, Acting Chairman of the National School of Drama Society said.

Prof Waman Kendre, Director, National School of Drama said that for the past three years it had been their dream to bring the Theatre Olympics to India.

The festival will conclude on April 8 in Mumbai.