Jul 142010
Straight at New Challenges!

Message of the new AITA/IATA President Elect, Mrs. Merja Laaksovirta, from Finland I would like to thank all of you who voted for me to be the president-elect for the next two years and the next president of AITA/IATA! I know the great responsibility that follows the congress decision. Furthermore, I am aware that I [...]

Jul 142010
Much achieved in Monaco July 2009

Coordinator, Mrs. Helle Hauger, reports about the conclusions emerging from the corresponding break out group in Monaco As an essential part of AITA/IATA the standing committee for children and youth (SCCY) have a possibility to address the Congress and to lead a session of 2.5 hours during the congress. This time we choose to focus [...]

Jul 142010
When Utopias become Reality

Several years ago a theater man named Rolando Hernandez, friend of AITA/IATA and former representative from Cuba in our Organization, got the idea of creating a huge international network that contains all the community theater of Latin American countries. The first meetings took place en 2005 and then Rolando proposed to make a multicultural and [...]

Jul 092010
Great content - now in more places

You can now access this site using your handheld smartphone or mobile browser equipped PDA. All information is automatically reformatted for you into a lean, text-only, finger-friendly interface. Just like the regular desktop blog version, articles are displayed with the most recent at the top. It’s very easy to move between stories and you continue [...]

Aug 092009
Creating an AITA/IATA Archive

Archivists and archives are something that no organization with a great past and a glorious future should be without. Sadly they are all too often forgotten about. So it is important that AITA/IATA asbl Members, Affiliates and Associates know that Joke Elbers fulfils this roles for AITA/IATA asbl. As you can see from the picture, [...]

Aug 092009
aita/iata - IDEA Memorandum of Agreement 2009

aita/iata has encouraged further contact and liaison with the International Drama in Education Association (IDEA) over many years. Dr. Dan Baron Cohen, the current President of IDEA was invited to participate in the 17th World Congress Drama in Education in Burg Schlaining Austria in April this year, where he had significant meetings with the Standing [...]

Aug 092009
Argentina hosts AITA/IATA Board Meeting

Thank you, Argentina! The Theatre Comedia de Campana and the director, Spanish-speaking secretary, Mr. Guillermo Rodoni with his wife welcomed warmly the Executive Board of AITA/IATA asbl. to their lovely hometown Campana. The Theatre Comedia de Campana celebrated its 40th anniversary and the artistic activities had a special international touch by having the worldwide organization [...]

Aug 092009
Join us at Estivades 2009

The 8th ESTIVADES will take place in Marche en Famenne, Belgium from 31st of July to 7th August 2009. This is one of the two official festivals of CIFTA, a Festival of creative drama on a common theme. It has been held every third year since 1988. The festival is open to the amateur theatre [...]

Aug 092009
Farewell to Guy Villers

Good-bye friend Guy Guy Villers left us on Sunday 4 January 2009  after a long struggle against the disease that delights in destroying those who are dear to us: those whom we need to give a sense of direction to life. Guy was a smile in the eyes, a strong heart and … extraordinary human [...]