International Theatre Festival (Baltoscandal)

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Country and Region EstoniaLääne-Virumaa
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Rakvere, Lääne-Virumaa, Estonia
Festival Contact Information

Kreutzwaldi 2a
44314 Rakvere Estonia
Phone: (372) 32-95-442

Festival Description

Baltoscandal international theatre festival was first held in 1990 and has since then become a biennial event. It was the first international theatre festival in the Baltic countries and is still one of the biggest. Since 1994 it has taken place in Rakvere, a small town some 100 km to East from the capital Tallinn. Baltoscandal is a festival of various dance forms, innovative music, and audio-visual forms, but its principal aim is contemporary theatre. The festival features a very intensive program (5 performances a day) with discussions, midnight open-air films and more. The Estonian theatre program is organized with an array special theatre, music and dance projects under the name “non-existing theatre”. The social life of the festival is also very important. A festival club with food, drinks and live music is open for everybody.

Festival Dates July 7 - 10, 2010
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Festival Events:

Featured performer 2008:
  • Performance artist Charlotte Engelkes will present the world prèmiere of Forellen and Me, and the internationally renowned Miss Very Wagner. For additional information on the works and the artists visit, and


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