The first in Russia Festival of Russian-language theatres from near and far abroad. Organized yearly since
Founders: Ministry of Culture of the
The Festival is supported by the Federal Agency for CIS Problems, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (RosSotrudnichestvo), Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of States – CIS Participants
Venues – Big and small stages of the BALTIC HOUSE Theatre-Festival
The goal of the Festival is consolidation of culture relations with Russian citizens living in different countries.
The Festival program includes the best performances of Russian-language theatres from former Soviet republics and other states. Due to the Meetings in Russia new companies working in Russian language were organized in many countries and international Russian-language theatre festivals were arranged, as well.
Among constant participants in the Festival are Uzbekistan Youth Theatre, Mikhail Chekhov Russian Theatre in
In 2008, during the anniversary, tenth, Festival Kirill Lavrov Award was presented for the first time. It was established in honor of famous Russian actor, People Artist of the
The Festival is also notable for its educational and elucidative programs. Each year
In 2014, an
Round-table discussions, conferences are also arranged to learn more about new drama works, tendencies in theatre development, discover new names of actors and directors. The program includes daily discussions with participation of leading critics from
The Festival became a loving place of meeting, communication and sharing artistic experience for directors and actors from Russian theatres working near and far abroad.