Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, along with Union Minister of State for Culture Dr Mahesh Sharma, on Saturday inaugurated the 8th Theatre Olympics at the Red Fort.
‘Flag of Friendship’!
Flag of Friendship – celebrates universal friendship and, just as Indra’s flag acts as a protector and symbol of the Indian theatre tradition since time immemorial, we hope and pray that this 21st century event - Theatre Olympics 2018 – will hoist the flag of friendship and human values throughout the world.Read More
The International Committee of Theatre Olympics
The founding committee was a group of eight internationally renowned theatre directors: Theodoros Terzopoulos, Nuria Espert, Antunes Filho, Tony Harrison, Yuri Lyubimov, Heiner Müller, Tadashi Suzuki and Robert Wilson. According to their decisions the TO is a non-profit organization. Its administrative headquarters are located in Athens, Greece (European office) and in Togamura, Japan (Asian office).
Currently the International Committee of TO consists of Seventeen members:
Giorgio Barberio Corsetti
Today, the demon of violence and terrorism is surfacing stronger than ever. Together, more than ever before, we need to combat the situation, where the world is being held to ransom for trivial reasons and petty gains. With the Flag of Friendship, we are endeavouring to bring the world together by organising and hosting Theatre Olympics 2018.Read More
In an effort to put India firmly among the top nations in the world theatre map, the country will play host to the 8th Theatre Olympics, the greatest carnival of thespianism.
The biggest international theatre festival, the 8th Theater Olympics, will start on Saturday from Red Fort, wherein India is hosting the event for the first time.