Flokkur: Bandalagið

Iceland 3 – Freyvangsleikhúsið: Vínland

Title of performance: Vínland (Vineland)Theatre Group: FreyvangsleikhúsiðCountry: Iceland 3Director: Ólafur Jens SigurðssonDate and time: Fri Aug 13 / 20.00-21.30 Vineland is a populous musical by Helgi Þórsson that takes place amongst the Nordic inhabitants of Greenland in the time of the Vikings and the voyage of Þorfinnur Karlsefni and company to the promised land of Vine in North-America. It is a story of love and fate, Christianity and Paganism, Vikings and Natives, joy and sorrows but in the end it is a story about what it means to be human and how that hasn’t changed through the ages by...

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Finland – Louhi and the Golden Girl

Title of performance: Louhi and the Golden Girl (Louhi ja kultanainen)Theatre Group: Youth Theatre FloppiCountry: Finland Director: Tuire Hindikka Dramaturgy: Pirkko Kurikka, story is based on the Finnish National Epic, The KalevalaDate and time: Thu August 12. / 20.00-20.50 Far up in the dark North there rules a cruel, mighty woman called LOUHI. She has three young daughters, one of which is famous for her beauty. The beautiful girl  – called TALVIKKI – finds on the seashore the powerful shaman VÄINÄMÖINEN, who has been floating in the  sea for a long time. The girl starts to play with the...

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Romania – Irish Poem for Violin and Soul

Title of performance: Irish Poem for Violin and SoulTheatre Group: Ludic Student TheatreCountry: RomaniaDirector: Aurel Luca Playwright: John Kendrick Date and time: Wednesday August 11. / 17.00-18.00 Two guards are throwing out Martin from a bar obsessively repeating “The Salvation Army is singing again”. These words trigger the drama in man’s memory because there he met Catherine, the love of his life. Actually, the plot of the play presents Martin’s souvenir on the last night with his love, Catherine, before her death. This souvenir presents two strong personalities. Martin is an Irish absolutely in love with Catherine and is...

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