International Student Theatre Festival "Teatralny Koufar"

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Country and Region BelarusMinsk
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Minsk, Minsk, Belarus
Festival Contact Information

Department of Culture Affairs
Belarusian State University
Nezaliezhnasti Avenue 4-211
220030 Minsk, BELARUS
Phone/fax: +375 17 2095469

Festival Description

The Festival aims to support the international youth festival movement: to popularize student amateur theatre art; to provide a field for young peoples’ creative self-actualization, spiritual and cultural intercourse; to establish artistic relations, contacts among student theatre groups of Belarus, countries of CIS and far abroad, as well as to maintain and develop the best traditions of the Belarusian and world theater. Considerable attention is given to the educational aspect of the festival — master classes and workshops in various subjects that contribute to a mutual enrichment and interchange of theatrical, aesthetic ideas in directing, acting, set design, innovations in student theatrical creativity.

Festival Dates September 22 - 29, 2013
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Festival Events:

Award categories:
  • Best Actress
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Best Actor
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Best Directing
  • Best Scenic Design
  • The Festival gives preference to University theatres. but also offers the opportunity to:
    • University students
    • Youth organizations
    • Artistic associations
    • Independent groups


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Practical Info:

Application information 2013:
  • Participant’s information may be found on the festival’s web site at


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