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HIGH FEST International Theatre Festival, Armenia 1st - 12th October 2005     

Now in its third year, this Armenian theatre festival invites submissions from international companies wishing to take part in the 2005 edition. They are interested in companies working with puppets; movement/dance; student and youth theatre. This is a hands-on festival where you will be expected to get involved with workshops and discussions as well as performing your own work.

The stated aims and objectives are:
'HIGH FEST International Theatre Festival gives great opportunity for Armenian audience to get in touch with the values of world theatre. The organizers are aimed to bring to Yerevan the best and most innovative of small-scale theatres, presenting the rich palette of worldwide theatrical art. On the other hand, the Festival will show the ancient traditions of Armenian Culture on the international area making it closer to the world theatrical processes. The realization of these goals will consolidate relation between cultural traditions of different countries, nations by stage.'

'The objectives of International Theatre Festival are:
* Providing an exchange of ideas and experience;
* Creating an information bank;
* Promoting regional and international cooperation in Art;
* Supporting experimental creative initiatives;
* Looking for innovative forms of theatre works;
* Providing mobility and professional contacts;
* Exposing new faces of actors;
* Increasing professional diversity;
* Spreading information and contact network among theatre fellows.'

For full details visit the website.

Contact Info:
Lilit Galustyan (Festival Chief Coordinator)
Amiryan 26, Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinema, Yerevan 375002, Armenia
Tel/Fax: +374 1 53 62 33
Mobile: +374 9 42 18 22

Deadline Date - 15th February 2005
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