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World Theatre Day 2024: Date, Theme, History

World Theatre Day is celebrated on March 27 every year. The day was designated by the International Theatre Institute (ITI) in 1961. It aims to mark the essence, beauty, and importance of theatre arts, their significant role in entertainment, and the symbolic impact that theatre has on life. The day also informs governments, politicians, institutions, and stakeholders who have not yet realized the value of theatre.

World Theatre Day Message 2024

The message of World Theatre Day 2024 is ‘Norwegian Writer, Playwright – The 2023 Nobel Laureate in Literature.’

World Theatre Day 2024: Theme

  • World Theatre Day 2023 theme is “Theatre and a Culture of Peace”. 
  • World Theatre Day 2021 Theme is Helen MIRREN, United Kingdom.

World Theatre Day History:

World Theatre Day is promoted by the ITI through its centers, and supported by theatre communities every year. The day was created by ITI, following President Arvi Kivimaa’s June 1961 proposal at the ninth World Congress of the ITI in Vienna on behalf of the ITI’s Finnish Centre for a World Theatre Day to be instituted. The Scandinavian centers of the ITI adopted the proposal.

In 2021, Helen Mirren authored the Message of the World Theatre Day. Helen Mirren is a multi-award-winning British actress reputed for winning the Academy Award in 2007 for her performance in “The Queen.”

World Theatre Day 2024: Dates

2024March 27Wednesday
2025March 27Thursday
2026March 27Friday
2027March 27Saturday
2028March 27Monday

World Theatre Day 2024: FAQs

Q.1 Why do we celebrate World Theatre Day?

The Day aims to promote the art form “theatre” across the world.

Q.2 When was World Theatre Day initiated?

In the year 1961, the International Theatre Institute (ITI) started observing this day.

Q.3 Which day is celebrated on 27 March?

The day of 27th March is observed as World Theatre Day

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