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.

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 16 years in a row now.