International Festival Theatre Confrontations is one of the best and most highly regarded theatre festivals in Poland. It was first organised in 1996 by the outstanding theatre directors: Janusz Opryński, Leszek Mądzik, Włodzimierz Staniewski and Tomasz Pietrasiewicz. The Festival focuses on the most intriguing and inspiring artistic achievements that provide new ways of understanding the theatre as a form of art. Theatre Confrontations Festival has been recognised as one of the most significant cultural events in the region and one of the biggest of its kind in Eastern Poland. The main programme is accompanied by series of interdisciplinary events: films – Festival cinema, concerts – musical confrontations at night, exhibitions – confrontations’ Gallery, as well as numerous debates. It creates an opportunity for the Lublin’s audience to meet with most remarkable international and Polish theatre makers.
This year the Lublin’s audience will have an chance to see performances from Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and a selection of Polish productions.