|The Marathi International Film & theatre awards (MIFTA) 2012 will be held in
Singapore this year during the period 4th - 7th October 2012. This is the third
year of the awards, under the banner of Mhaiskar - MIFTA 2012, which will have
travel sponsorship from Kesari Travels. Mr. Mahesh Manjrekar, organizer of MIFTA
and Ms. Veena Patil of Kesari travels made an official announcement of this
event in a press conference in Mumbai.
Every year, before the main awards function the organizers conduct a curtain
raiser event. This year the event will be held at
Kashinath Ghanekar auditorium,
Thane, between 2nd and 9th September 2012. There will be 10 dramas staged and 10
films screened during the period, which can be viewed by film and drama lovers
at reduced rates. On the final day of this event, the nominations for the MIFTA
awards will be announced.
Incidentally, Mahesh Manjrekar's film 'Kaksparsha' has received a good response
in Singapore. So, expectations for the success of MIFTA have raised high hopes.
MIFTA has invited applications from filmmakers and Drama producers online, from
16th July onwards on their website www.miftaawards.com.