March,27 the 5th Youth Theatre Forum "M@rt.contact" announced its the results. The first prize was given to the play "Tarelkin" by the Lithuanian director S.Varnas. The play was performed by the Mogilev Drama Theatre and got the prize for "Original interpretation of classical drama". According to the jury of the forum, the play is of a very high European level. Maybe the play causes a kind of controversy among the audience, but without doubt it is a great achievement of the actors.
The international jury of the festival pointed out its good program. The organizers of the festival managed to choose and present the best of the plays. It is also important that the festival is attended by theatre critics representing different opinions.
Olga Sofrikova (dith Piaf, the play "Padam... Padam...", the Municipal Youth Drama Theatre, Kishinev, Moldova) and Oleg Shapkov (Venichka, the play "M-P", the Theatre of Synchronous Performance Zoopark, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) became the best young actors. The Grand Prix was given to the Orel Youth and Children's Theatre "Svobodnoe Prostranstvo" for the performance "White on Black".
The diplomas for the "Master Class for Young Actors" were given to Ivan Malenkhih ("The Lonesome West", "The Beauty Queen of Leenane", the Perm thatre "U Mosta"), Vasily Galets ("Tarelkin" the Mogilev Drama Theatre), Victor Manaev ("Pinskaya Shlyakhta",the National Academic Drama Theatre named after Y.Kupala, Minsk, Belarus.)