New Delhi: The 51st Edition of the International Film Festival of India scheduled, to be held at Goa from November 20 to November 28, 2020, has been postponed to January 16 to January 24, 2021, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry said on Thursday.
The decision has been arrived at after the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar discussed the issue with Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.
It has also been jointly decided to hold the festival from January 16 to 24 at Goa as per the International Film Festival guidelines and protocols.
The festival will be conducted in a Hybrid format i.e. Virtual and Physical format. All COVID related protocols will be strictly enforced as per the festivals convened recently in the International Film Festival circuit.