In Irkutsk will pass festival of modern dramaturgy named after Vampilov

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In Irkutsk from 17 to 24 September will be held the international theatre festival of contemporary drama. Alexander Vampilov, in the repertoire of the show announced 18 performances of the Metropolitan and provincial theaters, reported the press service of the government of the Irkutsk region.

The festival is supported by Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation and the government of the Irkutsk region. Organized by the Irkutsk academic drama theatre. Okhlopkova. This year, the festival acquires special significance as it marked the 80th anniversary of the birth of Soviet playwright Alexander Vampilov.

«Only in the repertoire of the festival, 18 performances on the works of Vasily Shukshin, Vladimir Gurkin, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Valentin Rasputin, Andrey Platonov, and Korean author Lee Hyo Seok. Plays by Alexander Vampilov, viewers will see seven performances», — the press-service of the regional government.

To participate in the festival announced performances of the Moscow drama theatre «Sphere» and the Moscow state «Theatre on Pokrovka», variety Theatre. Arkady Raikin and State academic theatre. V. F. Komissarzhevskaya from St. Petersburg, as well as theatre groups from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Novokuznetsk, Irkutsk. Foreign guests will arrive from Uzbekistan, South Korea, Mongolia, Italy, France and Japan.

Over the years, vampilovsky festival has become one of the landmarks of Irkutsk region. It was first held in 2004. Since then is held every two years. In 2013, the festival gained international status.

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