SEGNI – New Generations Festival, Mantova 2017

During the SEGNI – New Generations Festival, Mantova 2017 TEEN participants from Italy, Denmark and Norway will take part in a 3 day programme with focus on critics of shadow and puppet theatre. The program includes workshops, round table discussions and of course performances which are part of our shared vision.

About the festival:

Created in 2006 as main activity of Segni d’Infanzia association, SEGNI New Generations Festival is an exclusive appointment in Italy, an international art event addressed to children and young people from 18 months to 18 yrs old. The event is dedicated to schools, families, and those who love theatre, the search and the languages of art. It involves an audience at a transgenerational and international level as it is addressed to a foreign audience as well.
Artists coming from all over the world who perform in shows, laboratories, art tours, and multidisciplinary performances in which music, painting, theatre, sculpture and dance are combined in a flowing contamination between arts and non verbal languages accessible to spectators of any nationality and age.
Over 300 events in 8 days in the best locations of Mantua city centre. Palazzo Ducale, Bibiena theatre, Palazzo Te, together with many other places of the city that will be transformed for the occasion in theatrical spaces worth discovering. Every year the festival is represented by an animal drawn by some of the greatest Italian artists such as Dario Fo, Altan, Bergonzoni, Sanna, Moretti creating an artistic operation able to involve more than 5000 participants from all over the country. SEGNI takes place in Mantua every year between the last week of October and the first one of November, it has registered and incredible and ever growing success as a result of the necessity of a strong artistic supply for the new generations and as a guarantee of the project’s quality that has obtained the participation of the President of the Republic in the form of a Representation Prize.