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Omsk the Harlequin has said goodbye with festivalshchikami

Yesterday the International festival of theatres of dolls which passed in frameworks of commemorating 75 - letija Omsk « has ended; the Harlequin » from April, 25th till May, 3rd. 20 best performances have shown   20 collectives   from 14 countries of the world. The geography of participants was stretched from China to Canada. Representatives of many countries already acted on the Omsk earth at the First festival which has passed in 2009. They have saved warm memoirs and have increased, having returned with new creations this year.

the majority of performances which have been shown omicham for days of festival, have appeared premier,   that did their more expected not only in spectator hearts, but also at actors. Sopernichesky atmosphere smoothed out joint departures on vicinities of a city and a sightseeing of Omsk. Besides within the limits of festival there has passed weight the master - classes, seminars, presentations of works of Omsk artists.

strict, but fair jury of festival Anatoly Kulish and Arina Shepeleva from Russia, Miroslav Radonich from Serbia, Esmail Shafii from Iran and the chairman of jury, secretary general UNIMA (the International union of figures of theatre of dolls) Jacque Trjudo from Canada after eight days of numerous performances have defined winners. Gran - at will leave in theatre « Mukamas » from the Finnish city of Tampere for performance « Ridiculous people ». In a nomination « For the best direction » director Vladimir Birjukov for performance « has been noted; the Bear » from Kostroma regional theatre of dolls. « for the best musical registration of performance » Sshepansky composer Bogdan has received for music to performance « the award; the Chimney sweep » from the Polish theatre of dolls in the city of Lomzhi. « For the best actor`s ensemble » Have awarded collective Southern - the Czech theatre and theatrical group of Teheran. A prize « For the best decorating of performance » has taken away the main artist of Irkutsk theatre of dolls « Aistenok » Uljana Filippova for performance « Fairy tales from a heavenly attic ». In a nomination « For the best actor`s work » actors from Irkutsk, China and Poland have been noted.

Rhine Agur: I am engaged in theatre as a hobby and I receive for it prizes! Pleasantly!
the Photo: Xenia USOLTSEVA

Besides awards on the basic nominations, juries have been handed over special prizes to theatre of dolls « Gulliver » from Warsaw. Have noted also Omsk « arlekintsev »: mechanics - designers for doll manufacturing - puppets of Hlestakova to performance « the Auditor » and the actor to Dmitry Vojdaku for the Parsley role. A high award « For the contribution to development of world theatre of dolls » Henrik Jurkovsky of Poland which was the chairman have been noted rebuke at the First festival « On a visit at « the Harlequin ». This year the Polish director could not be present because of an illness, but the award will necessarily find the owner. In the same nomination the Estonian director Rhine has been noted by Agur also. The prize of professional spectator sympathies which was defined by ballot of participants of festival, has got to performance « My little brother not such, as all » to theatre « XZART » from the French city of Nuazel.

After delivery of all awards with congratulations in « address; the Harlequin » representatives of all theatres have acted. Someone sang songs, someone showed miniatures, someone read verses, and someone simply told pleasant and sincere words. In a museum « the Harlequin » some dolls of visitors of festival have gone. All participants gave thanks to the Omsk earth for its Siberian good nature and the hospitality, everyone called « arlekintsev » on a visit and « asked ».

as Vladimir Televnoj, the minister of culture of the Omsk region, following « has told; Festival » will pass in Omsk « the Harlequin » in 2013.