September 2017

SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER

12.00 – 18.00, Shopping-entertainment Gallery MLYNY
empathy BLACK BOX
interactive object about the blind for those with no sight impediments


15.00 – 15.50, The Svätopluk Square – Fairytale Hut Teatro Tatro, tickets available HERE
Teatro Tatro
:)  Little Red Riding Hood 
#tradition #fantasy 

The Little Red Riding Hood is one of the most familiar children’s stories that has fascinated children for more than two hundred years. Teatro Tatro presents this well-known tale about the little girl with a red hood who has gone to visit her grandmother in their new theatre space, while peppering it with references to other fairy tales and fantastical characters. The audience thus ends up in a topsy-turvy fairy tale world without rules. This interactive piece, which will entertain both young and old, will be accompanied by live music performed by Čičiriho banda.
directed by Šimon Spišák
set design, costumes, make-up and puppets: Karel Czech
light design: Karel Czech, Ivan Vnuk
cast: Andrea Ballayová, Lucia Korená, Agáta Spišáková, Katarína Petrusová, Martin Nahálka 


15.00 – 18.00, Shopping-entertainment Gallery MLYNY
:) Zone of Joy

Regional Edifying Centre: Untraditional Traditions, creative workshops;
Script – Roots – Tolerance, creative workshops;
Exhibition on the Twine, photographs of  non-professional theatres;
BLuE BRacEsand Blue Theatre: Wandering Wizard;
Penam: Games and Cakes 
 

15.00 – 18.00, The Svätopluk Square
J. Rosinský Elementary Arts School 

Values on the Street 

fine art installations 


16.00 – 16.30, route The Svätopluk Square – Karol Spišák Old Theatre in Nitra – The Svätopluk Square 
initiative "Rozbicyklujme Nitru"

The Festival Bike Ride 


16.00 – 16.20, 16.30 – 16.50, Shopping-entertainment Gallery MLYNY
BLuE BRacEs and Blue Theatre  
:) RITKUS – Circus World
buffoonery on the street 
 

16.00 – 16.30, J. Rosinský Elementary Arts School areal
Bartfay Among Us
showing and presentation of the project


16.30 – 17.30, Gio Caffé
initiative "Rozbicyklujme Nitru" 

Public Living Room on the Topic of Eco City 

#environment  
A discussion in the public space intended for the wide public, concerned with the ways in which a city can minimise its negative impact on the natural environment by making use of alternatives in transportation and energy consumption. The discussion will follow after a short cycle tour through the centre of town – from the Old Theatre to the Andrej Bagar Theatre.
discussants: TheMayor of City of Nitra Jozef Dvonč, Michaela Hefková, Ivan Janček
moderate: Niki Kováčová 
 

16.30 – 18.00, Karol Spišák Old Theatre in Nitra - Reading Room
:) Cinema Fest Anča: The Best Animated Films for Children 


17.00 – 17.40, Shopping-entertainment Gallery MLYNY 
The New Theatre
:) The Little Goats and the Wolf  
#courage #friendship 
This story, which plays out on the background of the original folk tale about the little goats and the wolf written by Pavol Dobšinský, is about prejudices, superstitions and about the fear of everything unfamiliar and foreign. This original adaptation of the fairy tale by the New Theatre in Nitra shows how easy it is to overcome this fear, and that the one whom everyone called strange and bad could in the end even become our best friend.
directed by Šimon Spišák
concept, text: Šimon Spišák a kol.
dramaturgy: Veronika Gabčíková
set design, costumes, puppets: Karel Czech
music: Vladko Mikláš
lyric and music: Ľubomíra Dušaničová
storyteller: Eva Pavlíková
cast: Ľubomíra Dušaničová, Agáta Spišáková, Katarína Petrusová, Andrea Ballayová / Lucia Korená, Natália Častová 
 

THE WHITE NIGHT

18:00 – 24:00, Gallery, Museum, Synagogue 
Night viewing of exhibitions and exhibition areas  

The Nitra Gallery
18.30 – 19.30,  The Concert Hall
Úzgin Űver (HU)
A concert by a Hungarian band that creates peculiar interpretations of a range of melodies from the Balkans, Turkey, Iran and Armenia. Úzgin Űver create a unique blend folk music of various national origin with elements of jazz, rock, breakbeat and dub, while making use of both old and new instruments – the saxophone, electric guitar, clarinet, different types of flutes, the zurna, kaval, bagpipes, duduk, percussions, etc. 

Exhibitions

hmotel Hybe: Real Fiction and Transpersonal Graffiti
author: Erik Binder, curator: Omar Mirza

Scenography
author: František Perger, curator: Slavka Civáňová

Crack
author: Kristián Németh, curator: Ľuboš Lehocký

Kinder, Küche, Kirche
authors: Zuzana Svatik, Dávid Kurinec, Štefan Sekáč, Jerguš Gálik, Adam Svatik
curator: Martina Vyskupová
 
19.30 – 20.15, commented tour of the Exhibitions hmotel Hybe and Scenography
 

The Nitra Museum 
Permanent Exhibitions
Treasures of Ancient Slovakia
Nitra Region in the Mirror of History
Life in Forest and Water Biotopes
 
Synagogue 
History and Traditions of Jews in Nitra
Shraga Weil: GRAPHICS
Nitra, my town
presentation of the winnig project of Leisure Time Centre “Domino“ 


18.30 – 22.00, The Svätopluk Square – Fairytale Hut Teatro Tatro,
25 Years of Teatro Tatro
previews from video archive 

20.30 – 23.00, The Svätopluk Square
FLK 10R-2
object by creative couple VILOERIK: Nitra Memory Box;
Selektor Ďuri 
from FONOKRU 


YOUNG THEATRE
19.45 – 20.25, 22.30 – 23.10, The Nitra Museum
Private Conservatoire in Nitra
#justice #right #life  
Antigone I.
The left out scene from the tragedy Antigone – suicide in the cave.
directed by Karol Filo
cast: Nancy Batistová, Hana Launerová, Dalibor Buranda, Zuzana  Guľvášová, Mária Zaujecová, Ján Kováčik, Eva Prípadová, Karol Filo  

Antigone II.
A fragment from this year’s production of conservatory students. The piece is based on Sophocles’ tragedy Antigone – the play deals with the themes of injustice, populism and fanatic demonstrations of power. The work is intended to force the audience outside its comfort zone and exposes it to difficult questions. It addresses the subject of the evil that appears in our vicinity and to which we cannot turn a blind eye.  
directed by Hana Launerová
cast: Karol Filo, Zuzana Guľvášová, Ján Kováčik, Dalibor Buranda

20.30 – 21.05, Synagogue
DDS DRIM – The J. Rosinsky Elementary Arts School
Wave.sk
#responsibility #tolerance
The production is a fictional reconstruction of an event that took place in one class of a real gymnasium in Munich in 1930. The students are imprisoned in the gym and interrogated one by one regarding a tragedy that happened. The students desperately realise their own failure and the fact that they underestimated their teacher’s “game”. The audience become witnesses of a search for the culprit, of renunciations of responsibility, revaluations and sharp accusations. The play was inspired by the German film Die Welle.
directed by Marica Šišková
dramaturgy: Šimon Spišák
cast: Bruno Baláž, Samo Hornáček, Alex Mihálik, Filip Máni, Samo Černuško, Anna Čavčíková, Kristína Majbová, Laura Majcherová, Nikola Babuljaková / Hannah Gilan, Natália Vrabcová / Adela Barantalová 
 
21.20 – 22.10, Synagogue
DS Receiver The J. Rosinsky Elementary Arts School and Theatre Laboratory Vidsutnist, Ukraine
Wind in the Wardrobe
#identity #tolerance #respect
Through this joint production, young people from two neighbouring nations try to find answers to questions about their own identity. The play is about the fear of being exposed, about vulnerability and the fear of unacceptance. About the values such as tolerance, esteem, respect for the other and the truth about oneself. Movement, emotion, image and an openness to genuine communication with the audience are strong expressive features in this play.
directed by Paskar Iurii
dramaturgy: Marica Šišková
set design: Peter Rehák
costumes: Laura Černáková
music: Martina Janegová
cast: Dominika Kuchynková, Lucia Šingliarová, Veronika Verešová, Adela Dukátová, Alica Cvečková, Martina Kertészová, Mária Šránkova, Tsyhaniuk Mykola , Yukhymets Vira, Yakowyshyna Anastasiia, Palii Yevhen, Yuliia Netronina

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