TALKING ABOUT BORDERS STARTS IN ARMENIA
TALKING ABOUT BORDERS is an International Drama Competition for Eastern Europe from side of the State Theatre in Nuremberg, a theatre and literature project inviting playwrights to look into the subject of „the attitude towards life in times of (political) changes“.
This project is organized by the German State Theatre of Nuremberg (Staatstheater Nürnberg) in collaboration with the Armenian Ministry of Culture, HIGH FEST – the Armenian International Performing Arts Festival, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Eriwan and project initiator Dr. Christian Papke as artistic representative of the drama competition.
The drama competition was established 2005 based on the idea to further mutual knowledge and communication among the people in Eastern Europe and the German speaking countries by stressing contemporary cultural achievements. The project is an invitation to an exchange of views, to a dialogue and can also be seen as a meeting point of ideas.
2014 this invitation is extended to all Armenian writers.
The organizers hope that a large number of playwrights of great literary and linguistic merit will take part in the competition as in the other nine countries last years to give an impressive overall picture of the intensity of creative and artistic life in Armenia 2014.
There is no participation fee. Also newcomers are encouraged submit her or his play.
Earlier this year:
h1. Big success of the world premiere of Ukrainians winning play “Detalization” by Dmytro Ternovyi at the National Theatre of Karlsruhe
June 6, 2014