Application open for NITFest 2025

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Mandala Theatre-Nepal has announced that applications are now open for the highly anticipated 3rd edition of Nepal International Theatre Festival (NITFest). NITFest 2025 will take place in Nepal from 16th to 27th March 2025 primarily at Mandala Theatre in Kathmandu with possible extensions to other provinces. Announced by Mandala Theatre Nepal on World Theatre Day, March 27, 2024, NITFest 2025 aims to provide a platform for artists and theatre enthusiasts to come together and celebrate the power of theatre as a tool for social transformation. Building upon the success of the previous editions, the 3rd NITFest promises to be even more dynamic and inclusive with applications for plays and other events. The theme of the 3rd NITFEST is “Theatre for Social Transformation: Light of Indigenous Wisdom”. Along with the main events in Kathmandu, various programs will also be held in different parts of the valley, ensuring widespread participation and engagement.

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In addition to traditional play submissions, this year’s festival welcomes applications for a variety of other events, including workshops, panel discussions, dance performances, musical showcases, seminars, literary works, and other cultural celebrations. Artists and cultural enthusiasts from different continents and countries are invited to participate and contribute to the festival’s diverse line-up of events.

To apply for the festival, interested participants can visit the official website. The deadline for play submissions is May 31, 2024 and for program proposal the deadline is set to June 30, 2024.

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Press Release PDF Press Release in English Go to Link
Glimpses from NITFest 2022 watch documentary of 2nd Nepal International Theatre Festival (NITFest) 2022 Go to Link