International Festival of Performing Arts was held in Almaty

Almaty hosted the fourth annual International Festival of Performing Arts “Revelation.” The festival was held on February 1 – 13.

Performing art is gaining popularity in Kazakhstan. The organizers of the festival said that they were trying to demonstrate that theater is not only drama, but also includes all types of art that convey artistic expression.

This year 19 foreign guests participated in the event. They have given a positive feedback about their experience. The participation of international artists allowed visitors experience a priceless cultural exchange.

This year the festival also hosted two educational programs, which included lectures and master classes from foreign guests and a book presentation “Anthology of Contemporary Finnish Drama.”

An inclusive theatre laboratory – accessible by all regardless of physical limitations, language or background titled “Literal action” was held Feb. 3-11 with the support of the Soros Kazakhstan Foundation.

It was an amazing festival that attracted a large audience of art and theater lovers.

Source: Astana Times