n the last three years, Tagore Theatre Society in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs U.T, organized the following Festivals for the promotion of Art & Culture.Ã‚ï¿½ The entry to these festivals was open to public for free.
1. During 2013:
(i) A four day Classical Dance Festival was organized from 25.02.2013 to 28.02.2013 in which Dance Troupes from Delhi, Mumbai, Cuttack and Calcutta presented their performances.
(ii) An Eight Day International Puppet Festival was organized for the first time in Chandigarh from 7th April to 14th April, 2013 for children in collaboration with Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust Delhi in which groups from Egypt, Portugal, Russia, Israel and Bulgaria participated.
(iii) A Four Day summer Theatre Festival was organized from 14.06.2013 to 17.06.2013 in which Theatre Groups from Kolkata and Mumbai participated.
(iv) A four day Munshi Prem Chand Theatre Festival was organized. The local Theatre Groups took part in it.
(v) A Five Day Chandigarh Art and Heritage Festival was organized from 16.08.2013 to 20.08.2013 in which Dance and Theatre Troupes were invited from Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore to perform.
2. During - 2014
(i) A Five Day International Puppet Festival was organized from 24.02.2014 to 28.02.2014 in collaboration with Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust Delhi in which Troupes from Spain, U.K., Bulgaria, Ireland and Rajasthan participated.
(ii) A Five Day Chandigarh Art and Heritage Festival was organized from 10.09.2014 to 14.09.2014 in which Dance and Theatre Troupes were invitedÃ‚ï¿½ from Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore to perform.
(iii) In order to promote Music and Dance amongst Students of Govt. Schools in the City, Dance & Music performances were staged at Tagore Theatre from 15.12.2014 to 17.12.2014 involving the students of Govt. schools.
(iv) A Theatre Festival was held from 25.12.2014 to 30.12.2014 in which three out station Groups from Patna and Delhi performed along with three local groups.
(v) Theatre workshops are being organised by Tagore Theatre during Winter and Summer vacations for children in the age group of 6-12 years for developing their personality, level of confidence and developing their interest towards theatre.