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13-21 October, 2017

The Rostov-on-Don Academic Youth Theatre is pleased to announce the 13th International Theatre Festival for Children and Youth MINIFEST on October 13-21, 2017 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. MINIFEST is one of the oldest international theatre festivals for young audience in Russia. It was first held in 1989 at the initiative and thanks to the active involvement of Vladimir Chigishev (Artistic Director of the theatre from 1989 to 2005). For more than 20 years of its history it has been visited by theatre companies from Russia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, Brazil, USA and other countries.

One of the main features of the festival is that there is no competition. This enables to bring together different kinds of theatre companies and to present various genres and shapes of theatre art.

The main idea of the International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People MINIFEST is to bring together and to present to the wide audience and theatre community the art of the most interesting, innovative and progressive theatre companies from around the world. Adult pieces are also welcome for the evening programme.

Application is at MINIFEST web:

Deadline for applications: May 15, 2017

Festival organizers grant the hotel accommodation for 3 nights, meals and access to all the events. They cannot overtake the external travel expenses.

For more information, please, contact:

Olga Zaets

International Relations Manager

Rostov-on-Don Academic Youth Theatre

Rostov-on-Don, Russia


Cel: +7 988 945 21 24

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