World Theatre Day is observed annually on March 27 with an aim to generate awareness about the importance of theatre arts, how they played an important role in the field of entertainment and the changes that theatre brings in the life.
Origin of World Theatre Day
World Theatre Day was initiated by the International Theatre Institute in 1962. On World Theatre Day, the International Theatre Institute circulates messages issued by global celebrities in more than 50 languages, based on the theme “Theatre and a Culture of Peace”.
International Theatre Institute
International Theatre Institute is the world’s largest performing arts organization founded in 1948 by theatre and dance experts and UNESCO. The International Theatre Institute advances UNESCO’s goals of mutual understanding and peace and advocates for the protection and promotion of cultural expressions, regardless of age, gender, creed or ethnicity.