International Theatre Kingfestival

Photos: "Altera Pars", Central Europe Dance Theatre; "Little Fellings", Mali Theatre; "M van Macbeth", Nevski Propsekt; and Chiten Theatre Company. Photography by Olga Mihaleva
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Country and Region RussiaNorth-Western Federal District
Type of Festival Dance, Drama
Location of Festival Velikiy Novgorod, North-Western Federal District, Russia
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International Theatre Kingfestival
Novgorod Theater for children and youth “Mali”
Pr. Mira 32 A
Velikiy Novgorod 173025

Festival Description

XIII International Theatre Kingfestival will take place in Velikiy Novgorod, April 23-27, 2015. It is a biennale festival and it became major international event in cultural sphere. In 2015 a great range of contemporary theatrical productions based on mythology, national epic and legends will be present as a center of the festival program. The program consists of performances for children and adults in the genres of drama, contemporary dance and puppetry. Festival has become a regular event organized by the Ministry of culture of Russian Federation, Russian center of ASSITEJ, Theatre Union of the Russian Federation, Administration of Velikiy Novgorod, Novgorod Theater for children and youth “Mali”. Festival presents special projects as workshops, lectures, exhibitions, connecting with theatre art in sphere of contemporary playwrights, actor’s workshops, modern dance, drama and puppetry.

Festival Dates April 23 - 27, 2015
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Festival Story:

The Festival was founded in 1992 and became a platform for research, innovations and experiments in the genre of fairy tale, legend and myth. The Festival presents new theatre productions based on myth and fairy tale of all theatre disciplines: drama, puppetry, movement, contemporary dance and other kinds of performing arts. Festival aims at bringing high quality artistic works for young audience and for adults.


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