Seaford: February was a month of scientific ventures for Newlands students.
The first act
The first International Theatre Festival 2014, organised by the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA), kicked off with a speech by its president Zia Mohyeddin on Tuesday. The festival features 24 days of performances with renowned artists from India, Germany, Nepal, England and Pakistan. On the weekends, the festival will have dramatic reading sessions, a craft pioneered in Pakistan by Zia Mohyeddin. Storytelling sessions for children will also take place on weekend mornings. The festival will go on till March 27, and all performances will take place at NAPA, Karachi. Tickets are available at the venue.