Concerning the 50th anniversary of the Monodrama and Pantomime Festival, a revival festival will take place
from November 29 to December 2, celebrating this significant jubilee.
The repertoire of the festival, which marks 50 years of existence and 48 years of monodrama and pantomime performances, includes two monodramas: "Left Right Actor" by Zijah A. Sokolovic (November 29, 8:00 PM) and "Milunka" by Vesna Stankovic (November 30, 8:00 PM), as well as the pantomime "Ribbon" by Aleksandra Arizanovic (December 1, 8:00 PM). On the second day of the festival, a book promotion event for Radomir Putnik's "50 Years of the Monodrama and Pantomime Festival" will be held at 6:00 PM. The jubilee awards ceremony will take place on December 1 at 8:30 PM, followed by a performance of "Theatrical Music" by Alexander Lokner.
The festival program will be held at the Pinocchio Puppet Theater, while the traditional chess simultaneous match by Grandmaster Alisa Maric with participants and guests of the festival, will be held at the restaurant "Stara Carinarnica" in Kej oslobodjenja 31, Zemun, Belgrade
Over five past decades, except for a brief hiatus in the mid-nineties, artists from almost all continents have performed at the Monodrama and Pantomime Festival. Artists from our region who have performed monodramas and pantomime plays were the most distinguished and significant artists of the past, including legendary actors such as Ljuba Tadic, Fabijan Sovagovic, Marija Kon, Milos Zutic, Mira Banjac, Zijah Sokolovic, Maja Dimitrijevic, Svetlana Bojkovic, Milena Dravic, Dragan Nikolic, Ljiljana Blagojevic, Josip Pejakovic, and Rade Serbedzija, as well as the young artists - Vesna Stankovic, Marta Beresh, and Nada Shargin. The visionary creator of the Festival was an exceptional theatre expert, Ljubisa Ruzic, then deputy manager of the National Theater in Belgrade. A team of experts who supported the idea and formed the aesthetic platform of the festival included prominent theatre creators. The longtime selector of the festival was Ivan Bekjarev, who made a significant contribution to the development of this important festival. Predrag Miletić, an actor from the National Theater, is currently the selector of ther Festival.
Tickets for the performances can be purchased at the box office of the Pinocchio Puppet Theater and all tickets.rs selling points. We invite you to media coverage of this unique festival and the significant jubilee celebration.