Theatre festival 'Golden Mask in Estonia 2017'
The festival will take place: 5-17 of October 2017

Organizer in Estonia: NPO ART- Fortius (registry code 80338718, mailing address - Vabaduse vlk. 5, Tallinn 10141. E-mail
Sponsors in Estonia: Ministry of Culture, Tallinna Linnavalitsus, Cultural Heritage Department of Tallinn, Kultuurkapital, Kesklinna Valitsus.

Organizer in Russia: Festival 'Zolotaja Maska'.
Sponsors in Russia: Ministry of Culture, Moscow City Government (Office of Culture).

Every autumn festival 'Golden Mask' offers the audience an exclusive opportunity to become acquainted with Russia's best theater productions in their most varied forms — drama, ballet, musical and puppet theatre.
For the past 12 years our audience has grown over 58 000 people and the performances are usually sold out long before the festival begins. 2017's playbill includes five shows and one gala concert.

October 5th. 19.00 Venue: Geneva Keskus (Narva)
October 6-7th. 19.00 Venue: Vaba Lava
October 9th. 19.00 Venue: Vanemuine Väike Maja (Tartu)
Theatre Ballet Moscow (Moscow)
Café Idiot
More info here

October 9-10th. Venue: Rahvusooper Estonia 19.00
Pyotr Fomenko Workshop Theater (Moscow)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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October 14th. Venue: Sillamäe Kultuurikeskus 12.00
October 15th. Venue: NUKU 11.00 and 14.00
Moscow Philharmonic in cooperation with Baby Lab (Moscow)
Melody of Footsteps. Cartoon Voice Overs for Kids. 
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October 14th. Venue: Sillamäe Kultuurikeskus 19.00
Theatre Helicon-opera soloists gala concert

October 15th. Venue: Russian theatre 16.00 and 19.00
Theatre Helicon-opera (Moscow) 
Doctor Haass
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October 16-17th. Venue: Rahvusooper Estonia 19.00
Mayakovsky Theatre (Moscow)
Russian novel
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General information:

Golden Mask is the National Theatre Award established in 1993 by the Theatre Union of Russian Federation. The Golden Mask Award is the most prestigious award that is given to productions in all genres of theatre art: drama, opera, ballet, modern dance, operetta, musical, and puppet theatre.  

Golden Mask is also an all-Russian Theatre Festival that takes place in Moscow in the spring of each year demonstrating the most significant premiers of the previous season. 

Since 2005 the Golden Mask has been developing its activity in the field of international cultural cooperation presenting the best of Russian theatre in Estonia. Festival Golden Mask in Estonia is one of the most important theatre events of the year, interest in which unites Russian and Estonian public. Golden Mask in Estonia is being held for 12 years in a row now. In 2017 Estonia will see 13th Festival.