The stage is set for ‘Keli 2014’, a two-day theatre festival of Gulf Malayali Diaspora, on Feb 25 and 26 at Khaitan Indian Community School Auditorium. The festival is held under the aegis of Kuwait Chapter of Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi (KSNA), a Kerala Government body.
Three renowned theatre personalities from Kerala-Dr P V Krishnan Nair, T M Abraham and Santhoshkumar-will adjudge the five plays taking part in the competition. On Day 1 (Feb 25), two plays will be staged starting at 4.30pm.
First play to be staged is ‘Amme Mappu’ by Kalpak Kuwait followed by ‘Pashu’ by Nirbhaya Theatre. On day two, three plays will be presented from 4pm onwards. They are ‘Oru Kottukaranum Kure Thullakkarum’ by Thanima Kuwait, ‘Ushna Mekhalayile Penkutty’ by Future Eye Theatre and ‘Randam Bhavam’ by Kala Kuwait. Entry will be free on both days. All art lovers are welcome.