Still there will be an Olympics in Budapest. However, our small country is not organizing the five-ring games in 2023, but we were given the right to organize the Theater Olympics, which the government supports with 6.8 billion – it is revealed in the Hungarian Gazette. government decision.
Recognizing the key cultural strategic importance of the 2023 Theater Olympics in Hungary and the importance of communicating our national identity and national values to the international community, he agrees with the preparations for the 2022 Theater Olympics and the 2023 central budget support.
– read in the government resolution signed by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, which calls on the Minister of Finance to provide state support for the implementation of all this, with the involvement of the Minister for Human Resources, which will come in two stages:
- In 2022, HUF 561,634,200 will be allocated for the preparations of the project,
- in the year of the organization, HUF 6,241,160,000 must be provided for the implementation.
THE Színház.org According to the Prime Minister, on Thursday the Greek director Theodoros Terzopoulos, the founder of the Theater Olympics, and the Russian theater director Valery Fokin, who received the VII. Imre Madách arrived in Hungary for the International Theater Meeting and Attila Vidnyánszky, CEO of the National Theater.
Theodoros Terzopoulos announced in January 2020 that Hungary had won the right to host the 1023th Theater Olympics in 2023. The event is celebrated on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Imre Madách, in conjunction with the annual International Theater Meeting of Imre Madách at the National Theater.
The Theater Olympics was founded in 1994 on the initiative of Theodoros Terzopoulos. Its creation aims to bring together different theatrical cultures and schools under the auspices of a festival where the profession and the audience can get a comprehensive picture of the world’s theatrical heritage and contemporary theatrical trends.