New Delhi: The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to be held in Goa from November 20-28, has been deferred to January 16-24 next year. The festival will be held in a hybrid format that will be both virtual and physical.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said in a statement on Thursday that the decision to postpone IFFI was taken after an discussion with Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.
The officials of the ministry said the decision was taken considering the Covid-19 situation.
51st Edition of the #InternationalFilmFestival of India, #Goa postponed to 16th to 24th January, 2021. Earlier it was scheduled to be held from 20th November to 28th November, 2020 1/2#IFFI #IFFIGoa pic.twitter.com/TrUq5NaEHb— PIB India (@PIB_India) September 24, 2020