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In the next installment of the Culture fair series Sophie Shevardnadze invites viewers to the gypsy world of Russia. They have their own magazine, language courses and theatre, which is the only gypsy theater in the world. Their bright and colorful traditions have become an essential part of Russian culture, but they live according to their own laws.
Sophie Shevardnadze takes a close look at the complicated phenomenon of pop culture in Russia from Soviet times to the present day.
Meet the creative people from Uelen, a coastal settlement in Chukotka where the Arctic Ocean and the Bering Strait meet. It is the easternmost settlement in Russia, and its residents have a lot to share.
Puppet shows, contemporary drama and musicals. What genres are conquering the stage? What inspires young actors? What performances are on top? Find the answers in “Culture Fair: Russian Theatre”.