STEPANAKERT. ?ИУ The oldest theater of the Italian city of Lecce ?И?Cantieri Teatrali Koreja?И? presented the performance ?И?Plastic Gardens?И? in Stepanakert on October 14.
The theater group arrived in Artsakh within the framework of the International Performing Arts Festival Highfest, held in Yerevan, October 1-12.
The performance was first staged in 1996. During the 17 years of its existence the play was shown in different countries.
Since 2004 it has been presented in more than ten festivals and has won several prizes among which Grand-Prix of Isfahan Theater Festival for Children & Young Adults in 2012.
Franco Ungaro, the artistic director of the theatre, noted that performing in conflict zones had always been regarded as a particular challenge. He also mentioned the warm attitude of the people of Artsakh and the enthusiastic atmosphere in the hall, NKR Culture Ministry informs.
Actress Alessandra Crocco added that she felt the positive energy coming from the spectators and the applause at the end of the play testifies to the fact that the performance was truly appreciated by the audience.