ID : N-793 Date : 2017/12/07 - 11:34
(Persia Digest) – The 24th International Festival of Children’s Theater with the participation of 60 countries wrapped up in Hamedan yesterday with a ceremony held to honor the pioneers of this field.
Guest countries included S Korea, France, China, Germany, Russia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Denmark, Turkmenistan, and Italy.
The slogan “Childhood – a fellow traveler in stories” was chosen for the Festival which ran from 1-6 December 2017. Children’s Theater veterans Ehteram Boroumand and Abbas Gharin were honored at the closing ceremony here.
In this edition, 48 domestic and international plays were staged in the children, youth, street, and drama school categories and four educational workshops were also held on the sidelines of the Festival.
Hamedan and Frankfurt sister cities
In one of the workshops, it was proposed for Hamedan and Frankfurt to become sister cities by a German author of children's theater, who said: “The city of Freiburg is the sister city of Isfahan. Hamedan can also become the sister city of Frankfurt in the field of children’s theater.”