You are browsing the archived website of the Maribor Theatre Festival - to visit current website, click here.

Maribor Theatre Festival — Archive 2010 - 2016

Focus Slovakia

17. and 18. October 2011

46th edition of Maribor Theatre Festival will devote special attention to Slovak drama and theatre. On this occasion, we have published the book Contemporary Slovak Drama, edited by Alja Predan with Slovene translations of three contemporary Slovak plays:

  • Viliam Klimáček: Hypermarket translated by Nives Vidrih,
  • Vladislava Fekete: Brief Connections  translated by Alja Predan,
  • Zuza Ferenczová, Anton Medowits: translated by Špela Sevšek Šramel.


All three plays will be presented as staged readings by the students of the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television under the tutorship of the director Yulia Roschina. 
Elena Knopová, a theatre researcher and the author of the foreword for Contemporary Slovak Drama, will deliver a lecture on Slovak drama and theatre.

Vladislava Fekete, the curator of the Focus Slovakia and the director of the Theatre Institute in Bratislava, will present the history and operation of this renowned institution.

The performance M. H. L., conceived, directed, and performed by Sláva Daubnerová, and produced by the P.A.T. theatre and Štúdio 12 from Bratislava, will be shown within the Bridges international programme.

Monday, 17th October 2011, at 3 p.m.
Prvi oder Prve gimnazije, Trg generala Maistra 1, Maribor: 

  • Elena Knopová: Contemporary Slovak Drama – tradition, discontinuity, and diversity – lecture
  • Alja Predan: Contemporary Slovak Drama/ Sodobna slovaška drama, presentation of the book 
  • Questions, intermission
  • Hypermarket, stage reading by the students of Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, directed by Yulia Roschina
  • Brief Connections, stage reading by the students of Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, directed by Yulia Roschina
  •, stage reading by the students of Academy for Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, directed by Yulia Roschina
  • Intermission
  • Discussion
  • Wrap-up at 6 p. m.

Tuesday, 18th October 2011
at  4 p.m.
Komorni oder SNG Maribor, Slovenska 27, Maribor: 

  • Mag. Vladislava Fekete: Theatre Institute in Bratislava (Divadelní ústav), lecture-presentation
  • Discussion

at  5.30 p.m.
Mali oder SNG Maribor, Slovenska 27, Maribor

  • Slavá Daubnerová   M. H. L. – produced by P.A.T. in Štúdio 12, Slovaška – theatre performance  (international programme Bridges)

at 7 p.m.
Reception by the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Slovenia at Rožmarin restaurant, Gosposka ulica 8, Maribor
H.E., dr. Marianna Oravcová, ambassador – a toast

Wednesday, 19th October 2011, at 12.30 p.m.
Vetrinjski dvor Mansion, Vetrinjska ulica 30, Maribor

  • Panel discussion on M. H. L.

This site uses cookies for better performance and user experience. Do you agree to use of cookies?

Find out more

Cookies on our web page

Legal basis

The legal basis for the cookie policy notice is the EU E-Privacy Directive (Directive 2009/136) and the amended Electronic Communications Act (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 109/2012) that entered into force in the beginning of 2013 and brought about new regulations governing the use of cookies and similar technologies for the storage of information and access to information, stored on users’ computers or mobile devices.

About cookies

Cookies are short text files that are sent from a website and stored on user’s computer, smartphone or any other device accessing websites through the Internet. They can be used to collect information on how users browse a website, and can thus adapt the contents of the website to users’ interests when they browse the same website in the future, ensuring the best user experience. A cookie usually contains a string of letters and numbers that is stored on user’s computer when they visit a certain website. Each time the user visits the website, the latter is notified of the stored cookie, thereby enabling recognition of the user.

The use of cookies on the Internet has been commonplace for quite some time. More information on cookies can be found at, including instructions on how to delete them.

Types of cookies

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies let you move around the website and use its essential features. Without these cookies, services you’ve asked for (e.g. registration, shopping activities, safety, etc.) will not function.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information on how visitors use a website with the purpose of improving their user experience (for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, etc.). These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember your settings and choices you make (user name, language, region, etc.) and provide enhanced, personalised features. These cookies may track your actions on the website.

Targeting cookies

Tracking cookies are related to third-party services (e.g. advertising and social networks), such as the ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ buttons. These cookies may track your actions on the website. They are managed and hosted by third parties.

Cookies on this website

Cookie name Author Purpose
borstnikovo_frontend Maribor Theatre Festival The session cookie monitors your activity on the website; without it, each sub-site would consider you a new visitor. Therefore, it is required for the smooth operation of the online shop.
Maribor Theatre Festival These cookies record your choice regarding the use of cookies on our website.
Google Analytics These cookies measure traffic on the website by means of Google Analytics (a service offered by Google that provides online analytical data).
Google Analytics privacy policy / Opt-out of Google Analytics
AddThis These cookies are set by AddThis social plugin.
AddThis privacy policy / Opt-out of AddThis
Facebook These cookies are set by Facebook plugin.
Facebook cookies & similar technologies
YouTube These cookies are set by YouTube video player.
Types of cookies used by Google
Google Maps These cookies are set by Google Maps.
Types of cookies used by Google

Cookie management

Cookies are stored and managed by the browser used by the user. The browser may limit cookie storage or disable it. Cookies stored by the browser may be deleted – for more information visit Your decision regarding the use of cookies on this website can be changed at any time by clicking on the link Cookies.

Website management

Website Maribor Theatre Festival.