The International Theatre Festival for Children „100, 1.000, 1.000.000 stories” 2014
Content published on June 20 2017
The International Theatre Festival for Children „100, 1.000, 1.000.000 stories”, initiated in 2005, is a comprehensive program that includes theatre education and cultural literacy for the youngest spectators, children between a few months and 12 years old. The Festival also addresses, to a large extent, professionals working in theater for children and specialists from various fields, who are involved in educating the younger generation.
The event, organized by the Ion Creangă Theatre, gathered over time a large number of participants, both from Romania and abroad. Theater companies entered the competition by presenting the most diverse performances, professionals participated by leading colloquies about performing arts, debates and workshops for children and artists and the events international festival directors and commentators of theater for children. The festival organized by Ion Creangă Theatre received from ASSITEJ (International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People) the title of ASSITEJ International Festival and, since the eleventh edition, it will be part of EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe.
The tenth edition of the International Theatre Festival for Children “100, 1.000, 1.000.000 Stories”, organized by Ion Creangă Theatre was held during 8 days between 27th September to 4th October 2014.
In 2014, 63 events took place, involving 14 theaters and 10 theater companies – in total over 200 artists.
The events took place at the National Children’s Palace, Excelsior Theatre, Comedy Theatre, Ţăndărică Theatre, the National Library, National Dance Center Bucharest, the French Institute in Bucharest, the Ballet House, Old Town, Bucharest North Railway Station and Cişmigiu Park.
The participants of the festival represented the following countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Israel, Italy, Britain, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Spain, USA and Romania.
The members of the jury – Slobodan Marković (President of the Jury), Director of Subotica International Children’s Theatre Festival, Rosamunde Hutt, director (Great Britain), Charles Way, playwright (Great Britain), Ludmila Patlanjoglu, theatre critic (Romania) and Catrinel Dumitrescu, actress (Romania).