Indian Theatre for Awareness in Helsinki, 13-15 June 2017

Odisha-based Natya Chetana is famous for its Theatre for Awareness concept in India. Theatre group travels in rural areas by bicycles. Natya Chetana's director Subodh Patnaik is visiting Finland in June. Apart from the events below, Subodh will also visit Hauho and Forssa and is also available for other discussions or events in Helsinki on 14-15 June and in Tampere on 19-20 June. Contact: timo.kuronen (at), tel. 050 5691642.


Tue 13.6.2017 at 15:30-18:30
Kepa's Dialogi hall, Elimäenkatu 25-27 (6th floor), Helsinki

Subodh Patnaik will introduce Natya Chetana's Theatre for Awareness and Indian-style artistic theatre with words, pictures and videos, followed by discussion.
Registration by 11 June: koulutus (at)

More info about the Artsoppa event at Kepa's events calendar


Thu 15.6.2017 at 16-21
10th fl, Lintulahdenkatu 10, Helsinki (Siemenpuu's office building)

Subodh Patnaik and Jouni Piekkari will moderate a workshop for
people interested on theatre techniques for political awareness and advocacy. Room for 15 participants. Participant fee 10 € (to be paid cash at the event). Registration: timo.kuronen (at)

(Please arrive to workshop latest by 4 pm. Refreshments and snacks are available, but you can buy packed meals etc from downstairs Pihka restaurant before 4 pm.)

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More about Natya Chetana's work at their website. Read more about Cyco theatre for awareness

More about Siemenpuu-supported Natya Chetana project among Adivasi people (in Finnish)