MasQue -International Mask Theatre Festival

 

THE AIM OF THE FESTIVAL

  • Create a strong physical theatre festival tradition in Finland
  • Develope physical theatre field in Finland by introducing national and international programme including i.e. mask theatre, theatre clownery, mime, object theatre and visual theatre.
  • Inspire new people to the field by presenting a broad variety of approaches, from experimental research to anthropological ritual.
  • Alongside the performances, mask exhibitions, workshops and seminars with international speakers examine the challenges of the complex world of the mask.
  • Create a meeting point for the artist in the field of physical theatre

HISTORY OF THE FESTIVAL

  • MasQue- International Mask Theatre Festival was established in 2007
  • The aim is to organize the festival every other year
  • Previous festivals: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • The main venue and the main paertner of the festival is Stoa the Cultural Center of Eastern Helsinki
  • Artistic directors since 2007: Davide Giovanzana and Soile Mäkelä

 

NEXT FESTIVAL

  • Next festival will take place in 2019

 

CONTACT

  • Soile Mäkelä:  festival(at)metamorfoosi.com