International festival of Theatre of Benign (FITHEB)

Summary Info Festival Story Not AvailableFestival Events Not AvailableOther SourcesPractical Info Not Available

Country and Region BeninOuémé
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Porto-Novo, Ouémé; Cotonou, Littoral; Parakou, Borgou; Abomey et Ouidah, Zou; Benin
Festival Description

International Festival of Theatre of Benign (FITHEB) draws theatre groups from around the globe. Professionals of the theatre of the African continent and the diaspora host the artistic and cultural event every two years. Music and dance groups from several countries round out the event.

Festival Dates March 27 - April 7, 2010
Festival Links

Other Sources:

  • Nigeria: Globacom Signs MoU With West Africa’s Biggest Theatre Festival, by Sherifat Giwa (All Africa, April 1, 2008)
  • Benin gears up for 9th International Theatre Festival, (Agence de Press Africaine, March 17, 2008)


Do you have an update or more information about this festival? Email us at
Start or join a conversation about this festival in the Forum.