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THE VENUE AT THE CITY OF GYULA THE CURTAIN FELL DOWN … ENDING THE 10TH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

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NOTHING STAYS FOREVER … AND EVEN THE GOOD HAS LEFT … AT LEAST FOR  A YEAR TO COME!

Here’s a little overview to The-End of the Xth Shakespeare festival … 

Between June 27. and August, 9., the Gyula Shakespeare Festival, held its 51st season, whereas 60 programs were for spectators to enjoy. Within this number 10 to purchase ticket and the rest was free of charge. Overall, 27.500 visitors were interested to be a part at the Shakespeare Festival arrangements. Arriving from abroad were from twelve countries. Six hundred professionals and one thousand  amateur artists within three new presentations holding four festivals at Gyula.

The festival artistic high points was earned by presenting  probably the two out most classical works of Shakespeare:. On the first day A Midsummer Night’s Dream brought to Gyula by the Globe Theater from London and the Macbeth  play by the St. Petersburg Baltic House Festival Theater, director – Luk Perceval. Both play the performances attracted a full house.  Lectures were given by the Subotica Hungarian People’s Branch Theater.

For the first in Hungary, Gyula held the Fringe Festival, where street theater productions and folks could hook on some marvelous  concerts. Projected movies, was a two-day international conference to bring together leading researchers of Shakespeare and secondary school teachers, students filled the city’slibraryhall. Processing sonnets in jazz music, pop, classical and contemporary music genre made the night by the invited artists from around the homeland and abroad.

Workshop was organized for secondary school students. Contemporary menu was served with the taste of Shakespeare’s delights at one of the local restaurant. The festival organizers deemed a success at this year’s festival.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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