Panaji: The 51st Edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to be held in Goa from November 20 to 28, 2020 has been postponed. The annual film festival will now be held from January 16 to 24, 2021. The decision has been arrived at after the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar discussed the issue with Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant.
It has also been jointly decided to hold the festival at Goa as per the International Film Festival’s 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.