IFFI pushed to January 2021, shall be held in each bodily and digital format, pronounces Prakash Javadekar – The News Everyday

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The 51st version of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), scheduled to be held in Goa from 20 to 28 November, has been pushed till subsequent yr, because of the coronavirus outbreak

The 51st version of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), scheduled to be held in Goa from 20 to 28 November, has been postponed to 16 to 24 January subsequent yr and shall be held in a hybrid format that shall be each digital and bodily.

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Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar mentioned in a press release on Thursday that the choice to postpone IFFI was arrived at after he mentioned the matter with Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.

Check out the announcement right here

51st Edition of the #InternationalFilmFestival of India, #Goa postponed to 16th to 24th January, 2021. Earlier it was scheduled to be held from 20th November to 28th November, 2020 half#IFFI #IFFIGoa pic.twitter.com/TrUq5NaEHb

— PIB India (@PIB_India) September 24, 2020

The pageant shall be carried out in a Hybrid format i.e. Virtual & Physical format. All #COVID associated protocols shall be strictly enforced as per the festivals convened lately within the #InternationalFilmFestival circuit. 2/2 — PIB India (@PIB_India) September 24, 2020

I&B Ministry officers mentioned the choice was taken protecting in thoughts the COVID-19 scenario.

“It has additionally been collectively determined to carry the pageant from 16 to 24 January, 2021 at Goa as per the International Film Festival regulations and protocols,” Javadekar mentioned.

“The pageant shall be carried out in a Hybrid format i.e. Virtual & Physical format,” he added within the assertion.

All COVID-related protocols shall be strictly enforced in accordance with festivals convened lately within the worldwide movie pageant circuit, the minister mentioned.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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