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We are glad to inform you about the XVIII Teatralny Kufar International Festival of Student and Young Professional Theatres.

We plan to hold the festival 29 NOVEMBER - 4 DECEMBER in Minsk and we really hope that we will succeed.

We look forward to your APPLICATIONS! Send them to BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1!

All information about the festival and the conditions of participation can be found in the information letter by the link

According to sanitary and epidemiological situation, our festival will most likely be held in a HYBRID FORMAT. Some of the participating theatres will perform on stage, while others will show their program online.

And of course, the festival will be held in compliance with measures of epidemiological safety and social distancing

Updated: Jul 18, 2022

Zinaida Pasyutina

With deep sorrow we inform that on July 24, 2021, our respected colleague Zinaida Pasyutina passed away. She devoted more than 40 years to serving the drama arts and the university theatre. Her contribution in the becoming of Teatralny Kufar International Theatre Festival in Minsk, Belarus, is invaluable.

Zinaida Pasyutina, professor of the theatre department at the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts, but also an actress of theatre and cinema, was actively involved in creative, scientific, pedagogical and social activities.

In 1992, she founded a theatre studio "7 PAVERKH" with students and graduates of the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts.

Professor Pasyutina took part in the World Theatre Congresses and conferences, held workshops and lectures not only in Belarus, but also abroad (Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine, Russia, Switzerland, Belgium).

Students of Zinaida Pasyutina work in theatres in Belarus and abroad, lead theatre groups, act in films.

English below

Liège - La 38e édition du RITU se tiendra du jeudi 16 décembre au samedi 18 décembre 2021, sous réserve des dispositions sanitaires en vigueur à ce moment. Vous trouverez le formulaire de candidature à nous renvoyer pour le 30 juin en pièce jointe. Le RITU 38 proposera sur trois jours cinq spectacles ainsi que trois journées d’études qui poursuivront la réflexion entamée en 2020 sur le thème du “théâtre universitaire comme lieu de recherche théâtrale.” L’appel à candidature pour les communications à ces journée d’étude suivra.

ENGLISH - Liège - The 38th RITU will take place from Thursday December 16th to Saturday December 18th, subject to the health measures in application then. Please find attached the application form to be sent back before June 30th. The RITU 38 will consist of five performances and three research days dedicated to the topic of “University Theatre as a Space for Theatrical Research,” which we started exploring in 2020. Call for submissions for the research days will follow.

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