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Mini teater with its performance In the solitude of the cotton fields at the International festival “Zadar snova”

Koltès’ battle between the Dealer and the Buyer on August 8th 2012 at the International festival of modern theater “Zadar snova”.

Following great responses from the audience as well as the professional public at the premiere in the cathedral of industry, factory hall Talum in Kidričevo on June 21st 2012 and four replays the new post drama performance of Mini teater In the solitude of the cotton fields is setting off to the first guest appearance – 16th International festival of modern theater “Zadar snova” in Croatia. Guest appearance of the performance developed in terms of the International projects Puppet Nomad Academy III and Nomads of Beauty is a part of the International project Puppet Nomad Academy III coordinated by Mini teater.

The performance about a deal, game of desire, of hidden, illegal and unspoken wish that was produced by Mini teater, Cit teater Ptuj, Novo Kazalište Zagreb and Maribor 2012 – European capitol of culture will live its Croatian premiere on August 6th 2012. In October 2012 one of the peaks of the cult dramatic that fundamentally marked French and world theater of the last decades of the 20th century will premiere also in Ljubljana.

“We give the beginning of the festival with pleasure to Ivica Buljan that enriched his series of international successes in 2012 with the award of the Prešeren’s fund – highest acknowledgement of the republic of Slovenia in the field of art and whose directing career the festival has been a part of since the beginning.” - Explanation of the orgnaizers of the International festival “Zadar snova”.

16th festival “Zadar snova” is dedicated to modern stage arts will in Zadar in seven days from 6th to 12th August 2012 host artists from Slovenia, Austria, France, Spain and Croatia. For the 6th year in a row the program is accompanied by The show of world’s short film in St. Donat.

Besides the performance In the solitude of the cotton fields the program of the festival will be enriched by performances Medejin krik, co-production of Slovenian Inner World Theater and Zadra snova. Nonverbal myth of Medea in the virtuous version by Mojtina Jurcer that concludes the 5 year cycle is returning to the place of its origin Zadar on August 7th 2012. Theatre Irrwisch in family street theater for big and small from Wien will introduce themselves with three performances - Wegenstreit's guests, The Mudjumping and Let it burn! (8th and 9th August), Malo je dovolj the newest production of the Muzićki salon and Teater ITD, musical and scene jurney of Aleksandar Stojković, front man of the band Goribor and in musical accordion by Adam and Nenad Sinkauz form the group East Rodeo will be staged on August 9th 2012.

Festival will continue with the performance Let’s end with god’s court - part one, one of the last works of revolutionary and unrepeated Antonin Artaud that was a day before its showcase in 1948 cancelled from the radio. As a proposal of a new author project by the director and actress Senka Bulić, that thrilled last year with the direction of scene spectacle Splendid in Mini teater will in coproduction of Kazalište Hotel Bulić and Factory of Culture on stage at August 10th 2012.

Parisian OrianTheatre Company, Escola Municipal de Dansa de Celrà & Théâtre Atenue from Spain and Zadar snova will in the international coproduction present with the performance etc, etc. (Are you mad, Mr Artaud?) inspired by the life of Antonin Artaud, whose artistic impulse even 80 years later is not fading. Before the festival premiere on August 11th 2012 will in Theater of Puppets the choreographer and director of the performance Mehdi Farajpour organize an audition for Croatian performers and a workshop Meditative Dance, 12th August 2012 will bring on display the multimedia project Kriegspiel – The play of war in production DB Indoš House of Extreme Music, Perforacije, Teatar ITD and Muzički Bienalle with Damir Bartol Indoš, Tanja Vrvila, Helga Hinteregger and Ivan Marušić-Klif.

At the 5-day show of world’s short film 30 films will be presented, there will also be a Film Festival Capm and Program EFA  organized with 14 nominees for best short European film and the selection of Croatian’s short films of this year’s 59th Festival of feature film in Pulj.  

16th International festival “Zadar snova” is organized by the Zadar snova association under the sponsorship of the Municipality of Zadar, Ministry for culture of the republic of Croatia and town of Zagreb, all the additional information about the festival can be found at


Guest appearance of the performance that was developed in terms of the international projects Puppet Nomad Academy II and Nomads of Beauty, which are being co-financed by the European commission program Culture (2007-2013), is he international project Puppet Nomad Academy 3 coordinated and under the leadership of Mini teater. The content of the communication is sole responsibility of the author and does not in any case represent the standpoint of the European commission.



The programme and activity of Mini Teater is co-funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Slovenia and the Municipality of Ljubljana - MOL.