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13. 11. 2019

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Prague’s Theatre Night to take place in more than 45 locations on Saturday, 16 November

A backstage tour of Lanterna Magika, a family scavenger hunt at ATI, the exhibition Theatre and Revolution at Komedie Theatre, an encounter with the actors of Theatre Ypsilon, a discussion titled Do We Know the Prince of Freedom?! in Ponec Theatre, a staged reading of spectators’ letters in Theatre on the Balustrade...

1. 11. 2019

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Theatre Night celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

The third Saturday in November will once more see the biggest theatrical celebration of the year. The seventh edition of Theatre Night - this time with the theme “Theatre and Freedom” - will take place on 16 November 2019, on the eve of the 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. More than 100 theatres,...

10. 10. 2019

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International Conference Theatre and Freedom focuses on independent theatre after 1989

The thirtieth anniversary of the political changes in central and eastern Europe provides an opportunity to look back at the social and aesthetic ideals and programmes of the 1990s. The conference will consider the development of independent theatre scenes in the central and eastern European context not only at the...

3. 10. 2019

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October is the month of performing arts presentation – ATI to export Czech representatives to prestigious international showcases

Representatives of Czech ballet, opera, drama, and contemporary circus will present Czech performing arts at world-famous important events in October. The delegation representing the main multi-company theatres in the Czech Republic will travel to Seoul, South Korea in a few days. The opportunity to establish and...

30. 9. 2019

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The ATI remembers 60 years since its foundation and 30 years since the Velvet Revolution. The autumn programme will focus on Theatre and Freedom

This autumn the Arts and Theatre Institute remembers 60 years since the moment it started its activities as the Theatre Institute. The cultural institution has been present at many key historical events in the past six decades. Apart from the programme of its anniversary, it also remembers 30 years since the Velvet...

20. 9. 2019

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The Czech cultural community has joined today’s Global Climate Strike

The Czech cultural community has joined today’s Global Climate Strike as well. In their speech at the Old Town Square in Prague, the ATI representatives said that arts and culture have the outstanding quality to approach their audiences though productions, exhibitions and performances.

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