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When the Mountain changed its Clothing has been recognized a Golden Mask Winner in the nomination "The Best Foreign Production Presented in Russia in 2015"

Thursday, 14 April 2016
	 When the Mountain Changed Its Clothing  <em>Photo: Klaus Grünberg</em>

When the Mountain Changed Its Clothing Photo: Klaus Grünberg

Music theatre production When the Mountain Changed Its Clothing has been recognized a Golden Mask Winner in the nomination "The Best Foreign Production Presented in Russia in 2015." Awarded performance performed by Carmina Slovenica, which draws its inspiration from the Slovenian folk song Da Pa Ćanynu, is a result of Karmina Šilec's cooperation with Heiner Goebbels - theatre director, composer and one of the greatest creative personalities of today. Project was produced by Ruhrtriennale and coproduced by Maribor Theatre Festival – Festival Borštnikovo srečanje in the frame of Maribor 2012 – European Capital of Culture (SI), Steirischer Herbst (Graz, AT), Festival D'Automne (Paris, FR), Grand Theatre (Luxemburg, LU), Kunstfestspiele Herrenhausen (Hannover, DE), kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels, BE), Holland Festival (Amsterdam, NL) in 2012 and since than it has toured to several eminent festivals worldwide.

Festival Golden Mask is home to all genres of performing arts: opera, drama, music theater, operetta, musicals, modern dance and puppet theater and it regularly hosts performances from most important Russian theatres, including the Bolshoi Theatre, Mariinsky Theatre, Aleksandrinsky Theatre and many others. In March 2015 Carmina Slovenica participated in the festival as part of a new CONTEXT program in which the organizers of the festival presents high-quality foreign productions that give an insight into the diversity and the reality of theater.

The Golden Mask Award is given in over 30 nominations (for best production, best acting, directing, conducting, choreography, set design etc.). Award "The Best Foreign Production" is given annually to a production presented in Russia in the previous year. In previous years winners in this nomination have been Robert Lepage, Pina Bausch, Giorgio Strehler, Josef Nadj, Eimuntas Necrosius, Alvis Hermanis, Tamas Ascher, Viktor Bodo, Krzysztof Warlokowski, Katie Mitchell, Luk Parcevall in Michael Thalheimer.

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