FIBA - International Buenos Aires Theater Festival

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Organized by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires, the International Buenos Aires Festival (Festival Internacional de Buenos Aires -FIBA), will take place between October 4th and October 20th, 2013.
FIBA takes place every two years, featuring diverse artistic expressions through theater, dance and musical theater. FIBA offers special free activities such us open talks with artists, workshops and masterclasses, books presentations, films, and an Exhibition of Stage Design.
This year the international program will feature 20 shows by directors and companies from Germany, Australia, Belgium, Chile, Congo, France, Italy, Mexico, Poland, United Kingdom, and Uruguay. With the presence of prestigious creators such as the German director Thomas Ostermeier, Jan Fabre from Belgium, the Italian Romeo Castellucci, Matthew Lenton from the UK, Roberto Suárez from Uruguay and Manuela Infante from Chile, among others.
The Festival will also include 36 National shows.
For the first time the Great Opening of the Festival will be with a large scale show at Dique 2 in Puerto Madero, on Friday, October 4th, at 8 pm, with free entrance to the public. The show is called "Fous de Bassin" (Water Fools) by the French company ilotopie, a show that takes place on the water and in which actor-chimeras, fire jousts, musical flights and incandescent machinery go on to evaporate the expected and give voice to a different world.

Tickets for the shows are on sale at:
Casa de la Cultura, Av. de Mayo 575, Monday to Friday, 11 am to 7 pm.
Teatro Municipal General San Martin, Av. Corrientes 1530, Every day 11 am to 7 pm
Teatro Regio, Av. Córdoba 6056, , Every day 11 am to 7 pm
Teatro Presidente Alvear, Av. Corrientes 1659, , Every day 11 am to 7 pm
CCC Teatro 25 de Mayo, Av. Triunvirato 4444, , Every day 11 am to 7 pm

The price of tickets for the national plays is $ 25 Argentine Pesos and for the International shows between $ 50 and $ 90 Pesos. The rest of the activities are free of charge.

For more information on locations, and day by day program, visit FIBA 2013 official website.

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