XV International drama festival "Voices of History" will be held in Vologda, Cherepovets, Kirillov and Belozersk on July 1-10.
The festival "Voices of History", which emerged in 1991 as a review of the performances of professional theatres in the historical and architectural ensemble of the unique environment of the Vologda Kremlin has long been a hallmark of the Vologda Region, a favourite festival of all theatre-goers. In 2003 it received an international status.
The performances are shown in the open air, in the historical setting of the Vologda Kremlin, which is a point of interest itself. This year the Voices of History will be held not only in the historical setting of the Vologda Kremlin,but also in Cherepovets, Kirillov and Belozersk.
The Voices of History always attract the most skilful actors and repertory theatres from Moscow, St.Petersburg, Novgorod, Pskov, Vladimir, Arkhangelsk, Samara and other Russian cities. Theatres from USA, Poland, Greece, Italy, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovakia and other countries come to give performances in Vologda. The focus of the festival is on the history of Russia and the world history.
The organisers of the festival are the Vologda Region Government and the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Vologda Region.
The festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of Theatre Workers of the Russian Federation, Administrations of Vologda City, the city of Cherepovets; Kirillov District and Belozersk District.
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