The admittance of the Republic of Macedonia into the Organization of the United Nations (1993), and its membership in UNESCO, has meant also a beginning of the process of the integration of Macedonian culture (and particularly its theatre) into Europe and the world. MOT is a subscribing member ot the Informal European Theatre Meeting -IETM (Brussels, Belgium). MOT is also a member of Mediterranean International Theatre Institute and ACTIV 5-Festival/Theatre Project.
In the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, on the cross-roads between North and South, East and West, the 23-rd MOT in 1998 will be a multi-theatrical meeting “The Theatre at the Cross-roads”, of all of those who show an interest and desire to exchange their experience and achievements.
MOT Festival has been taking place for twenty two years now and over 380 different theatrical performances have been staged from:
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