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Gomel regional drama theatre

In 2014 one of the oldest Belarusian drama theatres — Gomel regional drama theatre will celebrate its 75-th anniversary. Rich history of the theatre is filled with bright stagings and famous names. Expressive creative style and diverse repertoire have made the theatre well-known not only in the Republic of Belarus but also far away from Europe – in Africa. On Gomel stage appear People’s and Honoured Artists of the Republic of Belarus – Ludmila Korhova, Fedor Ivanov, Victor Chepelev, Yury Feigin.

This anniversary year Gomel regional drama theatre holds XII International festival “Slavic theatre meetings”. [In international status the festival has existed since 1994 and it is held in Gomel once in three years.] Its purpose is a creative integration of theatre groups, consolidation of traditions and advancement of new tendencies of Belarusian theatre, acquaintance of the audience with the masterpieces of the world and national art heritage. In the programme of the festival there are stagings of different theatre genres from refined classics to modern performances, master-classes of famous theatre figures, traditional round-table conferences.