The festival is dedicated to czech late president Vaclav Havel and aims to both present the best work in contemporary theatre as well as explore some of the very pressing contemporary political, ethical and ecological issues.
The Abu Dhabi Festival is presented and organised by the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF), a non-profit, independent, cultural foundation. Reflecting the vision of the UAE capital as an international cultural crossroads, the Abu Dhabi Festival is rooted in the principles of the country’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan: Tolerance, Respect and Enlightenment. It plays an important role by expanding the boundaries of creativity and innovation through the arts. Abu Dhabi Festival brings the world to Abu Dhabi and takes Abu Dhabi to the world.
The company of “Csiky Gergely” Hungarian State Theater is a young, enthusiastic, internationally recognized team, always in search of new forms of artistic expression. The permanent Hungarian theater company at Timisoara was found in 1953, as part of the Romanian State Theater, but only since 1957 it has worked as an autonomous institution. The name “Csiky Gergely” was given to the institution in 1990. The theater has got bold projects and a rich and varied repertory.
Festival of European Church Music Schwäbisch Gmünd Located near Stuttgart, the city of Schwaebisch Gmuend – once a Roman castle – had a European start to its history. The town first found mention in a Charlemagne document in the year 784. Upheld by the imperial house of Staufer, it is considered the oldest Staufer town in Germany. In the middle of the 12th century it became a Free Imperial Town. Since 1989, the city invites international choirs, organists, singers and famous ensembles (The Hilliards, Ton Koopman, Philippe Herreweghe) to perform sacred music at the annual festival.