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For several decades, the end of June in Hradec Králové has been synonymous with a multi-day celebration of theatre, the body and all its senses or, in other words, the theatre festival.

 

The REGIONS International Theatre Festival Hradec Králové (formerly the Theatre of European Regions Festival and Open Air Program) is one of the most important cultural events in the city of Hradec Králové and represents the largest theatrical showcases in the Czech Republic. Thanks to many years of tradition, the rich history and the renown of the organisers, which are Klicpera Theatre, Drak Theatre and kontrapunkt, it can undoubtedly be described as being of key importance in the entire Czech theatre festival tradition. The genius loci of the historical centre of the city of Hradec Králové contributes to the incomparable atmosphere of the festival, the character of which is closest to the theatre festival in Avignon.


The Regions Festival represents an absolutely unique, pulsating event reflecting a rich cross section of the current local and international cultural scene. The entire city is suddenly transformed from a constant and picturesque surface into a living mechanism, into one great big interconnected performance permeating the city’s parks, streets, walls and last, but not least, people. It offers an exceptional cultural experience and for many troupes is a traditional event to end the theatre season.


The festival’s dramaturgy offers a cross section of the contemporary Czech theatre scene, from amateur troupes and student presentations to independent professional ensembles and productions from renowned Czech stages. Additionally, each year it brings original productions to Hradec Králové, which resonate on the current international scene and are being presented in the Czech Republic for the very first time.


The important thing is that an event has been created in Hradec that is probably comparable with its atmosphere and breadth to the Karlovy Vary film festival or large music festivals.” Vladimír Mikulka, critic, Editor of Svět a divadlo magazine

Out team

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Eva Mikulková
Director of the Klicpera Theatre 
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Tomáš Jarkovský
Director of the Drak Theatre
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Barbora Hodonická
Director of the NGO kontrapunkt
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Martin Satoranský
dramaturg, Klicpera Theatre 
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Barbora Kalinová
Marketing and production, Drak Theatre 
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Andrea Moličová
theatre production, kontrapunkt
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Jakub Fabián
music dramaturgy, kontrapunkt
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Martin Sedláček
PR Manager, Klicpera Theatre
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Martina Marková
PR Drak Theatre
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Karolína Pláničková
Marketing and PR, kontrapunkt
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Helena Herzánová
social media, kontrapunkt
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Jan Bláha
Head of the artistic and technical operation of the Klicpera Theatre
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Filip Poskonka
Head of technology, sound and lighting engineer
filip.poskonka@festivalregiony.cz
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Zdeněk Charvát
Theatre and music technician
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Stanislav Barnet
technical collateral, logistics and security
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Alexandra Loukotová
Production, secretariat Klicpera Theatre
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Michaela Maisnerová
Sekretariat, Drak Theatre
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Klára Vančáková
Tours, Drak Theatre 
klara.vancakova@festivalregiony.cz
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Lucie Maříková
Communication with performers, kontrapunkt
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Luboš Říha
Catering and stall sale, kontrapunkt
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Natálie Kratochvíle
creative content, kontrapunkt
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Aneta Kohoutová
creative content, kontrapunkt

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