Theatre in action

National festival-laboratory of theaters for children «Golden turnip» has been held since 1994 by the Samara theatre of the young spectator «SamArt» with the support of the Department of culture of administration of the Samara region, administration of the city of Samara, Samara branch of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia, the Department of theatres for children and youth of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia, the Russian center of international Association of theatres for children and youth.

The festival was held with the purpose of development and promotion of achievements of theatrical art for children and young people, to encourage their creativity to generate performances for children, adoption and search for new forms of theatrical art for children and young people.

All participants received the symbol of the Festival «Golden turnip» - porcelain figure by the famous Italian poet and scriptwriter and artist Tonino Guerra.

Samara theatre of the young spectator «SamArt» is an innovative platform of the Federal State Budget Scientific Institution «Institute of Art Education and Cultural Studies of the Russian Academy of Education» on the theme: «Theatre education of the modern teacher and education spectator culture of students» and therefore, in the framework of the festival «Golden turnip», regular seminars, workshops and trainings on the development of spectator culture, which involved members of the Institute.

In the framework of the festival «Golden Turnip»-2017 was held scientific-practical seminar «Theatre and spectator» and round table «The Role of theatre arts in the education of children and youth».