Odeum Festival 2016 Announcement
“It is very important for people to come and bring their friends and colleagues with them. In this way new audience will be created for theatre. People always hanker after free tickets and passes. But instead they should spend some money on the tickets and support the art” said Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee at the press meet of Odeum Festival 2016.
The press conference was also attended by Sudipa Basu, Bijoylakshmi Pandit, Premasish Dey, Kheyali Dastidar, Arunava Dutta and others.
Odeum Festival 2016 will be held from 8th to 12th January. Eminent personalities like Mahesh Bhatt, Arvind Gaur, Imran Zahid, Makrand Deshpande, Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee, Sudipa Basu, Manish Mitra, Sourav Palodhi will be presenting plays in front of the audience.
The theme music of Odeum Festival 2016 was also launched at the event. The music has been brought out by Rooh Music.
Praising the effort of Bengalitheatre.in, Ritabrata Bhattacharya said “This is indeed a great effort. Using modern promotional mediums to propagate theatre is indeed a good idea. The fact that youngsters are working behind this event is indeed very heartening”.
With this event, bengalitheatre.in is trying to engage the corporate bodies in this endeavor to propagate this art form. This will be part of the social responsibility of the corporate bodies.
The plays will be held in cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Punjab and also in neighboring country, Bangladesh.
Odeum Festival 2016 will be able to give momentum to theatre and also inspire young minds to get involved in it.