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8-day Theatre Festival concludes in Srinagar

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SRINAGAR: The 8-day-long Kashmir Theatre Festival which began at the Tagore Hall on 2nd March concluded here on Friday. The festival was organized by the J&K Academy of Art, Culture, and Languages (JKAACL) and supported by Cluster University, Srinagar, and Chief Education Office, Budgam.

Eight plays were staged during the festival which included Arnimal, Gindan Tamashe, Chakdar Paether, Tankha, Akh Pryetch, Fatah, Dakhe Loor, and Nam Te Maaz.

Prof. Qayoom Hussain, Vice Chancellor, Cluster University, Srinagar was the chief guest at the concluding day function while Prof. Deeba Sarmad, Dean Humanities, and Hina Mir, Principal, Hr. Secondary School Chadoora were guests of honor.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Hussain described Theatre as ‘a way of life’ and exhorted the JKAACL that it should continue to promote and develop such activities. He also promised support from Cluster University in all such endeavors.

Others who spoke on the occasion included Prof. Deeba Sarmad, Dean Humanities, Cluster University, and JKAACL Kashmir I/c, Dr. Farooq Anwaar Mirza.

On the concluding day today, a large gathering comprising theatre lovers, artists, and students witnessed the play and appreciated the performers.

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