The festival will be opened by the Czech Theatre DNA Award Ceremony in Studio Hrdinů / 20. 2. 2020 – 8PM /
This year is the fifth year of this award ceremony that takes place every two years and stands for showing our respect to persons that truly and exceptionally help develop new theatre. The award is presented by non-profit organisation Nová síť. In cooperation with the Czech culture network, Nová síť selects the nominations and the winners and in total awards five prizes.
This year nominees for the Award for exceptional feat in the field of new theatre are:
Czech Association of Independent theatre
Jakub Čermák/ Depresivní děti toužící po penězích (Depressed children longing for money)
During the award ceremony we will find out three of the winners. The other two laureates have already been chosen. The Award for long-term contribution, development and support of new theatre goes to the Svět a divadlo magazine, which this year celebrates thirty years. The Award for exceptional support and presentation of Czech culture abroad goes to the founder and director of Tanec Praha Yvona Kreuzmannová.