Would you like to enrich our festival, Nitra’s public spaces, the Andrej Bagar Theatre surroundings, the square or the pedestrian area, thus enriching the festival moments and making them more pleasant for the visitors, astound, surprise or inspire with your work?
Are you open-air theatre performers, visual artists, dancers or architects?
How to Understand Theatre 2013
project of non-formal education in the field of contemporary Slovak and European theatre
The selection of Slovak productions for the main programme of the Divadelná Nitra 2013 has been entrusted to author, dramaturge, playwright and lecturer Peter Pavlac.
For the past two years, the Slovak part of the main programme of the Divadelná Nitra has been framed based on the so called curator's choice, the curator being a figure outstanding in theatre. Good experience with this selection principle has proved it is justified. After the work of Rastislav Ballek and Marián Amsler in the past years, in 2013 the role is taken by author, dramaturge, playwright and lecturer Peter Pavlac.
On 12 February 2013 the European Festivals Association (EFA) and Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, invited 18 directors of major European festivals for the annual round table “Arts Festivals meet EU Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou”. The gathering resulted in the launch of a joint statement “Culture Combats Cuts” referring to the proposed budgetary cuts to culture announced by the European Council on 8 February. Concluding the meeting, Commissioner Vassiliou expressed her support to the concrete initiatives presented and discussed in relation to festivals’ role in EU cultural policy, European Parliament elections 2014 and in the development of citizenship.
Towards the end of January 2013, in the impressive Art Nouveau building at the Masarykovo nábřeží (Vltava riverbank) – the seat of the Goethe-Institut Prague – took place an extraordinary event. The Divadelná Nitra was part of it.
The Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival has been chosen to be included in the select list of 20 people, things and occurrences of the past 20 years which, according to the SME daily, Slovaks should be most proud of!
Numerical evaluation of the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra 2012
in the main programme > 13 companies from 10 countries including Slovakia > 19 performances > 4 220 spectators > 99,13 % of visit rate
in the accompanying programme > 84 events > about 9 120 visitors
EVERYTHING THAT I DREAM OF
A WHITE TULIP 2012 – winter integrative meeting of seeing, partially sighted and blind children of “A Tulip for You” project
A White Tulip, periodical St. Nicholas event of “A Tulip for You” project, took place for the fifth time at “A Tulip for You Club “ set up by Association Divadelná Nitra at the Primary Boarding School of the Visually Impaired and Blind in Bratislava. And event was again successful. Therefore children of project from the Primary Boarding School of the Visually Impaired and Blind from Bratislava and the Primary School of Count Pribina from Nitra – can not complain of St. Nicholas.
Read an outputs of participants of Open for Dance workshop about production Open for Everything. The first part of workshop was held in June 2012 in Prague, and the second - autumn part was held during the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra in September 2012.