GENERAL RULES1. The aim of this Festivals is to develop international relationship through cultural exchange, novel ideas and co-operation on people to people basis. The purpose is to promote global unity, peace and friendship. 2. The number of participating countries / foreign groups will be limited to 5. Indian Drama & Dance Groups shall also be invited to participate which will be selected from among the participating 100 Troupes / Dramas in the All India Drama, Dance & Music Competition simultaneously held every year at Cuttack. 3. Each Group may freely choose any sort of theatrical performance in its own language & style, but the duration must not be more than 60 minutes. 4. All Foreign Groups will have to cover total to and fro Travel Expenses upto CUTTACK via BHUBANESWAR AIRPORT in India, including Airport Taxes, Visa Charges etc. Cuttack has also excellent Rail links with Kolkata, New Delhi and Mumbai and the travelling expenses in the Train will have to be paid by the participating Groups. The Organisers would not bear any cost on account of Travel. However, Local Transpotation within Cuttack City will be free of charge. But the expenses to be incurred for sight-seeing / visiting world famous tourist spots like Golden Tringle of Puri-Konark-Bhubaneswar, will have to be borne by the participating Groups. 5. The participating Foreign Groups will be provided hospitality at Cuttack for 3 days including the day of their performances, which will include Free Accommodation and Free Food for those actually invited to the event and will be limited to 8 persons per Group, whether they are Actors, Actresses, Director, Playwright, Musicians, Dancers, Singers, Technicians or Interpreter. In the case of more than the fixed number of people , 30 US Dollar per person per day is required. No pocket money will be provided. 6. It is the responsibility of all participants to carry their full personal insurance. 7. The Festival will be hosted in an auditorium – seating capacity : 500 and size of the stage – width : 12 m. depth : 10 m. height : 4 m. 8. The Groups are advised to bring set pieces, decor and special equipments necessary for their performances. The Organisers could provide only the basic and simple set pieces. 9. The official languages are English and Hindi. In each Group there should be at least one person knowing good English or should be accompanied by an Interpreter. 10. Each participating Group may be required to give performance on the date and time as decided by the Organising Committee. Each Group must attend all the performances and programmes including Symposium / Seminar during the Festival. Each participating Group shall submit the following information and documents in
English along with the Application :(a) Synopsis of the Performance (b) Profile of the Group (c) List of Name & Address of Actors, Actresses, Dancers and Staff mentioning their Gender ( Male / Female ), Date of Birth, Passport No. & Part / Role (d) Details of Technical Design / Stage Craft / Decor (e) 5 Colour Photographs along with News Paper Cuttings, Brochure, Poster etc. of the Performance (f) If possible, a Video CD of the Performance (g) Groups are requested to send Articles on Theatre of their country in English for free publication in the Souvenir. No participating Group shall be allowed to perform elsewhere in India before or during the Festival without the written consent of the Organising Committee.
REGISTRATIN PROCEDUREVENUE & DATE UTKAL YUVA SANSKRUTIK SANGH ( Regd. No. 5516 / 94 / 88 – 89 ). Associate Member of ASSITEJ India Associate Member of NIPA, New Delhi : National Centre of AITA / IATA INDIA SRILANKA RUSSIA CHINA SPAIN IRAN ARGENTINA THAILAND
Address for Sending Application / Correspondence : SAUDI ARABIAPROF. KARTIK CHANDRA RATH GENERAL SECRETARY INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL BANA BAGICHA, SAIKH BAZAR CUTTACK – 753 008, ODISHA ( ORISSA ), INDIA Tel / Fax : +91- 0671-2507184 / Cell : +91- 099370 55184
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.comCUTTACK, ODISHA, INDIA From 16th to 20th September, 2014 ( Held Annually during Autumn / Winter ) We are inspired by the prestigious participation of noted Theatre Groups & Friends from ARGENTINA, AUSTRALIA, BANGLADESH, BULGARIA, CANADA, CHINA, CROATIA, DENMARK, FINLAND, GREECE, INDIA, IRAN, ITALY, JAPAN, KOREA, MEXICO, NEPAL, NETHERLAND, NORWAY, PAKISTAN, PERU, POLAND, RUSSIA, SAUDI ARABIA, SINGAPORE, SPAIN, SRI LANKA, THAILAND, UKRAINE, U.K., U.S.A. & UZBEKISTAN in the International Theatre Festivals held as INDIA THEATRE OLYMPIAD at Cuttack, Odisha State. This is a Global Festival held every year since 1996 in the millennium city and only of its kind in the country.
INDIA THEATRE OLYMPIAD
INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
ALL INDIA DRAMA, DANCE & MUSIC COMPETITION
INTERNATIONAL UNITY, PEACE, FRIENDSHIP & HUMAN UNDERSTANDING THROUGH THEATRE ARTS & EDUCATION
Organised by :UTKAL YUVA SANSKRUTIK SANGH ( Regd. No. 5516 / 94 / 88-89 ) In Associate with SATTAR SMRUTI SANSAD, Sukinda, Jajpur BANA BAGICHA, SAIKH BAZAR, CUTTACK – 753 008, ORISSA, INDIA * Tel. & Fax : 91-0671-2507184, e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.theatreolympiad.org ORGANISING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN : Prava Patnaik WORKING CHAIRMAN : Dr. Manzoor Alli FESTIVAL COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN : Asirbad Behera WORKING CHAIRMAN : Er. Mohammed Moquim CHIEF ADVISER : Major General B. K. Mahapatra, AVSM FINANCIAL ADVISER : C.A. H.K. Chandak ADVISERS : Niyamita Rath Basanta Sahoo, Film Director Jitendra Kumar Patra Sudershan Gour, President, All India Artists Assn, Shimla H. Chhawntluanga, Mizoram B. Jugol Chandra Sharma, Imphal Nimu Bhowmik, Kolkata Tarun Talukdar, Assam Meghan S. Gupte, Mumbai Swati Mansawale, Solapur PRESIDENT : Dilip Kumar Patodia VICE-PRESIDENTS : Gobardhan Pujari Dr. Bijayanand Singh Prof. Tarun Kumar Sahu Rudra Prasad Mishra Surati Patnaik CO-ORDIINATOR : Soudamini Tripathy FESTIVAL DIRECTOR : Shiladitya Rath PROGRAMME DIRECTOR : Anuroopa Rath ORGANISING SECRETARY : Kora Prasad Padhy GENERAL SECRETARY : Prof. Kartik Chandra Rath Cell : 099370 55184 RECEPTION COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN : Debashish Samantaray M.L.A., Barabati Cuttack I N V I T A T I O N WEL-COME TO EXOTIC LAND OF SYMPHONIES IN STONE Dear Friends, We have the proud privilege to intimate you that the Organising Committee is extremely pleased to invite your esteemed Theatre Group to 22ND INDIA THEATRE OLYMPIAD : INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL scheduled to be held from 16th. to 20th. September, 2014 in the millennium city – Cuttack in the state of Odisha. This is a cultural exchange programme, purely voluntary on non-profit basis – symbolising ‘Unity in Diversity’. The aim is to promote peace, friendship and human understanding on people to people basis. We would be happy to extend our heartiest reception to the elite theatre fraternity from all over the world. We are looking forward to meeting all of you in India. With best wishes. Sincerely yours, KARTIK CHANDRA RATH General Secretary Tel & Fax : +91-0671-2507184, Cell Phone : +91- 099370 55184 E-mail : email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org 15th. January, 2014 P.S. : 1. The Date of your performance will be on : 2. The necessary documents and information ( including photographs of the Play / Artistes ) alongwith duly filled in Application Form may please be sent at an early date. 3. Please send the List of your group members : Names, Gender, Age, Passport No. on URGENT basis (to be submitted to the Government Authorities). 4. Your Journey programme with all the details may please be made available to us before the commencement of the Festival. 5. You will have to reach at the Bhubaneswar Airport if you are coming by flight or at the Cuttack Railway Station if you are travelling by train. 7. Please bring along two numbers of your National Flag of 30×60 cm. size. 8. Should you wish, you may please bring your Posters, Banners, Brochures etc. 9. If it is not inconvenient to you, please bring a few Coins, Stamps & Handicrafts of your country for Indian collector-friends.