This is the first time “Drama for Change” is being conducted. The reason behind the existence of this program is the need of awareness of community and young people through innovative approaches. Drama is one of the effective behavior change communication tools and it can attract people and render the social messages effectively.
Drama for Change is an infotainment program designed to aware the people about the various social issues through drama shows. Drama for Change is a platform for the young artists to showcase their talents to people through drama meanwhile they perform to sensitize the people in burning social issues. This year the event is themed “Promoting Drug-free lifestyles” with an intention to aware young people and community about the impact of drug abuse and urgency to take preventive measures to promote drug free lifestyles among the younger generation.
Drama for Change 2016 is an infotainment event with an intention to aware people about the social issues through drama. Drama for Change 2016 themed “Durbhashan: Ek bhumari” was 5- days drama show that was successfully done in partnership with Onus Nepal and Everest Film Academy. The drama was shown in Nepal Bhasa Academy, Kirtipur and the audience were the students and teachers from 15 schools of Kirtipur. The drama was directed by Bisharad Basnet and actors were the first batch of students of Everest Film Academy. The funding of the program was raised from the tickets and investment by Aayam and Onus Nepal.