The biggest and most authoritative festival of national theatres in the world took place in Kazan once in two years in first week of June.
“Nauruz” festival was founded in 1989 in Almaty. Once in two years the festival gathers all the best performances of the Turkic world: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, regions of Russia (Altay, Dagestan, Crimea, Sakha-Yakutia, Tatarstan, Khakasia) and other regions and states.
XIII International theatre festival of Turkic Peoples “Nauruz” will took place 1 – 5 of June, 2015 in all the theatrical stages of Kazan.
Bikchantaev Farid Rafkatovich
Tel.: (843) 293-06-38
Head of Festival:
Yakupov Ilfir Ilshatovich
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Tel.: (843) 293-83-18
To apply to Festival contact:
Tel.: (843) 293-83-18 (art administration)
Tel.: (843) 293-14-24 (managers on: accomodation, transfer, feed etc)
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International theatre festival of Turkic Peoples “Nauruz” takes place in Kazan once in two years in first week of June.
First time Festival “Nauruz” took place in 1989 according to the decision of USSR’s Union of theatre workers in Alma-Ata. After USSR’s collapse annual festival stopped for 5 years. “Nauruz” festival was revived in 1998, spearheaded by Republic of Tatarstan. First it was run once in four years and announced as International. From 2009 Festival is arranged every two years. From 2010 in addition to Festival the International theatrical Educational Forum “Nauruz” is arranged: seminars and workshops on acting technique directors art, drama study and theatre art management.
Main goal of “Nauruz” is to strengthen the connection of the theatres and to mutually enrich theatrical cultures of Turkic and other nations of Russian Federation and other countries. The founders of the festival: Ministry of Culture of Republic of Tatarstan with the support of Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation, Union of Theatre workers of Republic of Tatarstan with the support of Union of Theatre workers of Russian Federation, “TURKSOY” international organization of mutual growth of Turkic culture and art.
Every “Nauruz” festival gathers more than 500 guests from Turkic republics of Russia, and from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and other Turkic countries. According to tradition the Board of Critics discusses the performances.