March will be the month of the Colombo International Theatre Festival.
The festival which will kick off on April 4 and end on April 9, will consist of theatre forums, workshops and felicitations. There will be 13 foreign productions and 200 dramatists at this festival and a felicitation ceremony for veteran dramatist Lucian Bulathsinghala will also be held. Japanese dramatist Kengiro Otani will be the guest of honour. A parallel festival will be held in Batticaloa from March 31 to April 2. (Sunday Observer)