THEATRE OLYMPICS PRESENTATION IN TOKYO, JAPAN
On January 8, the presentation of the Theatre Olympics 2019 was held in Tokyo, Japan. Chairman of the International Theatre Olympics Committee Theodoros Terzopoulos, SCOT Artistic Director and Theatre Olympics Art Director Tadashi Suzuki, Alexandrinsky Theatre Artistic Director and Theatre Olympics Director Valery Fokin guided in the presentation. Vice-Governor of the Primorsky Region Konstantin Mezhonov, representatives of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, members of Japanese culture, business and politics were among attendees.
For the first time in the history of international theatre movement, the Theatre Olympics will take place in two countries, in Russia and in Japan, at once. The presentation covered such issues as list of major Theatre Olympics participants, cooperation roadmap between two event clusters and Olympic events programme for Russia’s Far East, particularly highlighted by Valery Fokin and Konstantin Mezhonov.