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We are happy to announce, that the 29th edition of the Varna Summer International Theatre Festival will take place from 30th June till 12 July featuring a programme with Bulgarian and international performances. We are looking forward to meeting you again! More to come soon.
Varna Summer ITF launches an online video series featuring theatre makers shaping Bulgarian theatre landscape.
Due to the global pandemic Varna Summer International Theatre Festival transforms in 2020 from an atmospheric live event in June into a digital meeting in late autumn. Its first online edition starts on November 25. It shows a selection of international productions from the past years. Some of the performances are accessible worldwide and with English subtitles. Find out more.
It has been a privilege for us to be able to broadcast 10 remarkable performances from the European stage from the last two decades. We reached 15 thousand spectators from Bulgaria, we had followers from different parts of the world. Until November 25, 19:00, you can watch “HAMLETMACHINE” directed by Dimiter Gotscheff, and until November
After the great popular interest provoked by the screening of Norwegian’s Opera and Ballet “A Swan Lake” by choreographer Alexander Ekman, we are pleased to present exclusively a choreographic work by Kaloyan Boyadjiev, a dancer in the production. This is the dance miniature “Sororibus” created as a part of a charity performance at the prestigious
The platform offers a selection of theatre performances outlining the esthetic profile of European stage over the past two decades with free access on the territory of Bulgaria between 13 – 24 November.
Watch a selection of 10 international performances by remarkable artists with free access only on the territory of Bulgaria between November 25 and December 6 on the festival’s website viafest.org.
For the first time Varna Summer International Theatre Festival and World Theatre in Sofia will not take place in June as it has been usual for the past decades. The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic prevents us to meet the audiences with the programme that we have put together for this year festivals’ editions. We are following
It is sad, but true – the 27th edition of the Varna Summer International Theatre Festival has come to an end. We would like to thank to all the spectators and partners who shared with us 11 memorable festival days with 44 events and 35 titles in the artistic programme.