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Norwegian forest on the Czech stage

Department 58 – International Relations
Department 58 – International Relations


RegionMoravian-Silesian Region
Title of the ProgrammeCultural Heritage and Contemporary Art - programme area no. 17
Title of the ProjectNorwegian forest on the Czech stage
Number of the Project---
Project Promoter

National Moravian-Silesian Theatre

Name of Norwegian Partner(s)

Victoria Meirik

Objective of the Project

The National Moravian/Silesian Theatre (NMST) will support the development of the new staging project thanks to the received funding. The introduction and production of this new staging project and many other accompanying activities will strongly enhance the bilateral cooperation of Czech and Norwegian theatrical society. Moreover, the performance will introduce the modern Norwegian art to a broader audience. Firstly, the translation of the original play Lilleskogen (Small Forest) from the Norwegian author Jasper Halle (1956) is necessary. In 2004, this play was awarded with the prize Hedda. Jaroslava Vrbova, an important Norwegian translator, will be translating the play. Her translations are well known to the audience as she recently translated the work of Astrid Lindgren and Jostein Gaarden.

Approved grant

approximately 45 283 EUR

Project DurationStart date: 5th January 2015, End date: 31st December 2016