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in Rostov-on-Don

13th International theatre festival for children and young people MINIFEST will be held in October 13 – 21, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

The MINIFEST is one of the oldest international theatre festivals for young audience in Russia. It was first hold in 1989 at the initiative and thanks to the active involvement of Vladimir Chigishev, Chief Director of the Rostov-on-Don TYA from 1989 to 2005. In 1996 theatre and festival hosted 12th ASSITEJ World Congress and General Assembly. For more than 20 years of MINIFEST’s 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 many other countries.  

MINIFEST is not competitive festival. Its main idea is to present to the audience and theatre community various genres and shapes of theatre for children and youth (with exception of puppetry)

Application Form

If you would like to suggest your production to MINIFEST 2018, please send link to the video of full production and filled application form to:

Download Application Form,

The deadline for submission is April 15, 2018

Olga Zaets

International Relations Manager

Rostov-on-Don Academic Youth Theatre

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