Dagestan Puppet Theatre celebrates its 75th anniversary
Makhachkala, November 15, 2016. Yesterday, Dagestan State Puppet Theater celebrated its 75th anniversary. The republican leadership, the representatives of the ministries and departments, the figures of culture and art, as well as the young viewers came to congratulate the theater’s staff.
The special event on the occasion of anniversary started with a scenic representation of actors who told the audience about the main stages of theater formation, its famous performances, actors and puppet characters, as well as some foreign tours and life circumstances.
"The theater has been and remains the only specialized children's theater in Dagestan. Today the puppet theater is a true center of aesthetic education of children. Here, an important work under the guidance of experienced teachers, professionals of puppet genre is done to engage Dagestani younger generation and to familiarize them with the values of theatrical art. It is important to bring up our children in the spirit of accountability and transparency, forming not only as a future viewer, but also as a citizen of the republic and the country ", - the first deputy Chairman of Dagestan Government Anatoly Karibov said, congratulating the theater employees.
According to the vice-premier, Dagestan Puppet Theatre holds annual children's festivals, shows competitions, exhibitions of children's art.
"Today we cannot imagine our national culture, theater art without the Puppet Theater. Dagestan Theater, thanks to its professionalism and skill, takes the leading position among other republican theaters. A number of viewers from the European countries got to know about
Dagestan through the republican puppet theater, as it successfully performed at the prestigious international festivals of theatrical art of Ukraine, Belarus, Bulgaria, Finland, Turkey, Lithuania, Armenia. Everywhere, Dagestani artists won the highest awards and prizes, and the most importantly was the sympathy of the audience."- Karibov stressed.
Having noted the invaluable contribution to the establishment of Dagestan cultural life and the patriotic education of the younger generation, Anatoly Karibov held a prize awarding ceremony of awarding of the theater employees.