Bronze Knight Goes to Tuvan Theatre

   Dina Oyun
5 November 2005

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The closing ceremony of the 3d International Theatre Festival 'Golden King Lear (Alexandr Salchak) and Regana (Galina Munzuk) Knight' is now taking place in Minsk. The jury has just declared prize-winners of the contest that gathered in the capital of Belarus 30 theatres from many countries. Tuvan theatre presented 'King Lear' and collected a number of prizes for it. First and foremost it was awarded with the "Bronze Knight" statue in the main nomination. Scenery and costumes designed by Valeri Shulga (Kyzyl) were recognized the best. Saidash Mongush, known in Tuva also as a throat-singer, was awarded with the "Bronze Diploma" in the "Best Actor" nomination. His colleague Galina Munzuk received "Silver Diploma" in the same nomination.

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