Macedonian theater festival "Vojdan Chernodrinski"
|Country and Region||Macedonia — Prilep|
|Type of Festival||Drama|
|Location of Festival||Prilep, Prilep, Macedonia|
|Festival Contact Information|
Македонски театарски фестивал “Воjдан Чернодрински прилеп
Macedonian theater festival “Vojdan Chernodrinski” was founded in 1965 at the initiative of the Drama Artists Association of the Republic of Macedonia. The Festival is named after the founder of Macedonian drama, Vojdan Chernodrinski, a drama author, actor, manager and producer of theater performances. The Festival has been organized traditionally in Prilep at the beginning of June. The very first performance was presented on the 4th of June in 1965.
The best Macedonian theater productions are presented at the festival. The festival runs a competition both in ON and OFF program. The OFF program also allows the productions from other countries to participate, as long as they work with the texts of Macedonian drama writers. Gjuner Ismail is the festival artistic director. He is responsible for putting together the entire concept for ON and OFF program as well the other contests of the festival. Kiril Risteski is the festival director. He is an actor and professor at the Department of Drama Arts in Skopje.
|Festival Dates||June 1 - 8, 2012|