16-26 October 2008, Nanjing, China. Application deadline: 15 December 2007
The Chinese Centre of I.T.I. is happy to announce that it will host The 31st Session of Theatre of The Nations, the esteemed I.T.I. theatre festival of the world which boasts a long successful history, in collaboration with I.T.I. headquarters in Paris and The Provincial Government of Jiangsu Province.
The festival will take place in Nanjing City, capital of Jiangsu Province in Central-East of China, from Oct.16 to Oct. 26, 2008. The festival will also be The First China International Theatre Festival which is scheduled to be a biennial event in the future.
The festival intends to invite distinguished theatre companies or groups of high artistic excellence and national characteristics from around 10 countries to participate this event. The countries will cover five continents to represent the universality of this great theatre festivity of the world. Quality, plurality and diversity in contemporary theatre, and popularity for the local audience, are the criteria of the festival. It will cover all theatre genres to showcase a full spectrum of theatrical charm, with "Theatre Tradition and New Appearance of the World" being its theme.
The festival will cover accommodation, local transportation and meals for the invited theatres for a period of up to 7 days in China, whereas the visiting theatres will have to pay international air tickets and shipment costs of their props. Two performances are required for each production. International traveling expenses will also be applicable for those theatres representing less developed regions.
The deadline for application is Dec. 15, 2007. See Application Form.
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