Im Schmelztiegel der Kulturen (In the melting pot of cultures)

Im Schmelztiegel der Kulturen (In the melting pot of cultures)

About the development of theatre and dance in former Yugoslavia

Saturday, 12. November // 11.30 – ca. 13.00 Uhr
Institut für Theaterwissenschaft / Universität Leipzig

    The former Yugoslavia was a large country, bordering Italy and Austria and stretching all the way to Bulgaria and Greece. After state president Tito’s death in 1980, the constituent republics crumbled and later gained independence.

    The state theatre system with a large repertory and an ensemble of permanently employed actors continues to exist in all of these countries. There are, however, vast differences in the alternative scene across the melting pot of cultures. While Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia have numerous alternative companies and festivals, independent artists are difficult to find in Macedonia, Kosovo and Bosnia-Herzegovina. With the help of video excerpts from dance and theatre productions, a critical overview of the performing arts from the division of Yugoslavia until the present will be provided.

    free entrance

    Gastspiele aus Ex-Jugoslawien bei der euro-scene Leipzig 2011:
    / Flota, Ljubljana / Slowenien, »Srh« (»Beben«), 08. Nov./ Festivaleröffnung
    / Naroden teatar Vojdan Černodrinski, Prilep / Mazedonien, »Antica«, 11. und 12. Nov.

    Mit freundlicher Unterstützung der Europäischen Kommission – Generaldirektion Erweiterung »Südosteuropa: Menschen und Kultur«, Brüssel

    Video presentation: Gordana Vnuk, director festival Eurokaz, Zagreb

    Archive 2011

    21st festival