Applications for participation in XIV International Drama Festival Voices of History are accepted until March 15

The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the XIV International Theatre Festival VOICES of  HISTORY will be held in Vologda Region (Vologda, Cherepovets, Kirillov), from June, 19th  till   June, 27th, 2018.

The VOICES of  HISTORY Festival appeared in 1991 in Vologda as a show of professional theatres’ performances in the historical and architectural surroundings. Its main open-air stage is the territory of the unique ensemble of the Vologda Kremlin. For the years of Vologda Festival being the Kremlin walls have been active participants in more than 170 performances of more than 80 theatres from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Greece, German, Slovakia, Poland, America  and Italy. Nowadays the Festival has become the visiting card of the Vologda Region.

The artistic program of a festival consists of two parts:

- open-air performances in the historical and architectural surroundings;

- performances on traditional theatre stage corresponding to the principal idea of the Festival THEATRE and HISTORY.

The Expert Council is responsible  for the festival program. The Expert Council consists of  leading  Russian theatre specialists.

The artistic program of  the festival is organized on the basis of applications (the application form is attached) and visual materials of the theatres interested in participation.

Deadline for granting the application form and visual materials (video-documentation of the performance you’d like to present) is March, 15th, 2018

Festival provides a great variety of activities. Special activities of the XIV International Theatre Festival VOICES of  HISTORY includes  a programme of puppet theatres’ stage plays.

The festival is ready to assist in the preparation of the professional forum recommendation letters for financial support at the federal and regional levels, as well as funds to support cultural programs.

Contacts and address for the applications and visual materials:

Applications and visual material are to be send:

 - by mail to Vologda Region Department of Culture and Tourism 6, Sovetski Prospect., Vologda, Russia,160000 (printed application and visual material on digital electronic devices)


- by e-mail: depcult@gov35.ru (application form and an active hyperlink).

Contacts in Vologda Region Department of Culture and Tourism: Svetlana Smirnova,  tel +7(817-2) 23 00 91 (extra 1816).


Vologda Region Government
Vologda City Administration

under support 

Ministry оf Culture of Russian Federation
Theatre Workers’ Association of Russian Federation

Vologda Region Department of Culture and Tourism