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Fujairah hosts International Theatre Institute meeting

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FUJAIRAH, 19th March, 2022 (WAM) — Fujairah hosted the regular meeting of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) of UUNESCO under the chairmanship of its President Mohamed Saif Al-Afkham,
to discuss a host of issues concerning the ITI.

The first direct post-COVID-19 meeting discussed the state of affairs of the theatre across the world and ways to bring back the performing arts back to normal life after it had been affected by the pandemic.

The meeting stressed the need for the gradual return of theatrical activities and workshops and urged national offices across the world to present studies in that respect.

A proposal to fund a theatrical festival to be staged in each continent yearly was also discussed.

Founded in Prague in 1948 by UNESCO as an international non-government organisation, the ITI has centres in 90 countries across the world. The organisation is committed to promoting international exchange of knowledge and practice of performing arts.

WAM/Tariq alfaham

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