Jul 202012

The NEATA festival in Sonderborg will soon take place. More information about this event is also this website HERE and the programme for the festival is HERE. One item on the 1 August 2012 agenda of the NEATA steering Committee will be a presentation from Josef Hollos about the formation of, and ideas behind, EFAT [...]

Jun 102012

Obituary We regret to inform you of the death of Gilles Boyer, president of the Quebec Federation of Amateur Theatre and resident of Mont-Laurier. Mr. Boyer was the president of the FQTA since June 2006 and was the founder of the theater and Montserrat Double Challenge Mont-Laurier, in addition to being the instigator and chief [...]

Jun 102012

From Hungary to the international friends of Mr KOIZUMI Hiroshi, all over the world On 29th June Mr. Koizumi will be awarded the “Knight’s Cross of the Hungarian Merit Order” which is the highest state decoration foreign citizens can get in Hungary. Over the years he has made 52 visits to Hungary and has created [...]

Apr 142012

A report from Richard Finch, South Africa Richard has long been associated with AITA/IATA,principally leading workshops with Children and young people. The International Theatre community will be that much richer if it is able to share the dynamic culture of sub- Saharan Africa. Dance, Drumming, storytelling is as vital to the diverse tribal groups across [...]

Mar 252012
Canada bids to host AITA/IATA Children's Festival 20 June - 2 July 2016

Canadian Children’s Theatre practitioners recently made a preliminary bid to host an aita/iata World Festival of Children’s Theatre in Stratford, Ontario in 2016. The Chair of the Standing Committee for Children and Youth, Helle Hauger, recommended the action to the aita/iata Executive Board at its recent meeting in Nancy, France, and the EB has given the [...]

Mar 192012
Honorary Ambassadors

In August 2013, Mary Pears was elected to the aita/iata Council as the CEC Regional Representative and stood down as an aita/iata Ambassador.  At the recent EB and Council meeting in Nancy, France, it was agreed that Honorary Ambassadors would be appointed who could represent President Merja Laaksovirta and the EB at AITA/IATA events. It [...]

Mar 072012
The Theatre Company Bungeiza visited Seinäjoen Harrastajateatterikesä

The Amateur Theatre Association of Finland arranges every year a domestic festival for the best amateur theatre performances held during the year and it is called Seinäjoen Harrastajateatterikesä. The festival is situated in the western part of the country in the city of Seinäjoki which is famous for its city centre, designed by architect Alvar Aalto. [...]

Jan 132011
In Brief #6 January 2011

  Dear Friends in Theatre, I have the privilege in writing to you as your President and we look forward to another fulfilling year of Theatre in 2011. Please, read the President’s letter President Mr. Paddy O’Dwyer is pleased to invite you to the 30th World Congress and the General Assembly of AITA/IATA asbl in [...]