The International Theatre Festival «Voices of History»
The International Theatre Festival «Voices of History» appeared in Vologda as a review of the performances in the historical and architectural community. Its main stage in the open air became the unique ensemble of the Vologda Kremlin.
In the Festival the best Theatres of Russia and of countries near and far abroad and aspiring and young collectives take part. An international chronicle of «Voices of History» is composed by theatres of Belarus, Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Italy, USA, Germany and Slovakia.
The on-stage performance groups of Alexandrinsky Theater, Fomenko's Workshop Moscow Theater, Moscow Academic Mayakovsky Theatre, Central Academic Theatre of the Russian Army, Roman Viktyuk Theatre, Saint Petersburg Lensoviet Theatre, Maly Drama Theatre – Theatre of Europe, The Vakhtangov theatre, Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater and other much-celebrated collectives got involved with «Voices of History».
Throughout its existence the Festival «Voices of History» has met with recognition from the theatre-going public and viewers not only in Russia, but in countries of the near abroad. Today this multinational project may safely be called the visiting card of the Vologda Region. Over the last years the Festival’s theatrical performances have been held not only in Vologda, but in Cherepovets and in Kirillov.