From April 15 to 19, Ashgabat hosts II International Theatre Festival “Theatre Arts of Happy Era”, which involves 16 theaters from 14 countries: USA, China, Iran, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Belarus and others. Russia on this forum present 3 theaters companies from St. Petersburg, Astrakhan and Naberezhnye Chelny.
April 15, at the opening ceremony of the festival, honor to perform first on stage, was given to the delegation Tatar Drama Theatre from Naberezhnye Chelny city , which showed the audience a five-minute musical composition “Dumbra”. As Ashgabat theater director Rashat Fayzerazmanov informed , April 17, on the stage of the Turkmen National Youth Theatre named after Ali Arslan, Chelny artists would play at the festival a tragicomedy “Tirekler Shaul zhilde ” (” Wind in the Poplars “), directed by Tufan Imamutdinov on play of modern French playwright Gerald Sibleyrasa.
We remind l that the actors involved in this production , namely, Honored Artist of Russia, People’s Artist of Tatartsan Insaf Fakhrutdinov, People’s Artist of Tatartsan Bulat Salyakhov, Honored Artist of Tatartsan Rafil Sagdullin and Honoured Artist of Tatarstan Rushaniya Tagirova were awarded the Theatre Award ” Tintin ” in one of the most prestigious nominations “Best ensemble cast “, the press service of the city mayor’s office informs.