World Theatre Day 2022: Theme, History, Significance, Activities: World Theater Day is celebrated every year on 27 March. The day was established by the International Theater Institute in the year 1961. National and international theater festivals take place on this day across the world every year.
World Theatre Day 2022 Theme
Every year, the theme for World Theatre Day is “Theatre and a Culture of Peace.”
The celebration of this day was started in 1961 by the International Theater Institute. World Theater Day, also known as WTD, was started by the International Theater Institute in the year 1961. Since its inception, ITI centers around the world, along with the international theater community, celebrate this day every year on 27 March. On this occasion, the official message for World Theater Day is issued by the theater workers of any one country. The tradition of theater is not new. It has a vast and famous history of its own. Whenever it comes to the history of theatre, there is a mention of ancient Greek theatre. Ancient Greek theater began in the 6th century BC.
World Theater Day is celebrated all over the world on 27 March, as this day is celebrated by the world’s eminent personalities with the aim of spreading the message as International World Theater Day. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to create awareness about theater among the people and to make them understand the importance of theatre. Theater not only entertains people but also makes them aware of social issues.