The preparatory stage of the International Children’s Creativity Project Nuclear Kids organized by ROSATOM has started July 6 on the rehearsal facilities in Hungary.
The rehearsal was started by 79 kids, including 23 project participants from abroad. They represent Bangladesh, Belarus, China, Croatia, Egypt, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Speaking about Russian participants, this year, the have come from 23 cities: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Nizhniy Novgorod, Chelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk, Zelenogorsk, Zheleznogorsk, Volgodonsk, Novovoronezh, Kurchatov, Sosnovy Bor, Angarsk and many others.
This year, the musical, which will be staged by Vladimir Karabanov, is decided to title “The Lomonosov’s Scroll”. Since this year it was decided to shot a movie in parallel with staging the musical, the musical preparation has been extended for several days. Shooting will be in Hungary, Yekaterinburg and Moscow.
Earlier reports said the official first night of the musical would be held on August 4 in the theater of the city of Szekszárd (Hungary). Then, the guest performances will be in two cities of Chelyabinsk Region. The project participants will present the musical “The Lomonosov’s Scroll” in Ozersk and Snezhinsk upon invitations of plant directors of Production Association Mayak and RFNC VNIITF. The guest performance in Ozersk will be tied up to the 70th anniversary of the company. In Ozersk the musical can been attended on August 9 in the Drama and Comedy Theater ‘Our Home’, and in Snezhinsk – on August 12 in the House of Culture ‘Oktyabr’. In Moscow, the musical will be presented in the Et Cetera Theater on August 15 and 16. One of the performances will be dedicated to participants of the last 10 years, some of them will especially come to Moscow.
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Nuclear Kids is a project of ROSATOM that annually unites talented kids from Russia and foreign countries for production a bright musical show. The main goals of the project is to establish friendship links between the children from different countries, to build up the conditions for creative development of talented children. The project has been implemented since 2009.
The project has long-lasting relations with Hungary. The project participant came for the first time to guest-perform in 2012: the musical ‘The Station “Dream”’ was performed in the Children’s Creativity Center ZÁNKA. The next year, the Paks NPP Management offered to hold the project’s preparatory part in the beautiful city of Keszthely on the banks of Lake Balaton. The guest performance started and was welcomed by Paks nuclear city’s townsfolk. Since then, Hungarian children have participated in the project on a permanent basis. In the last year, in addition to Paks, the guest performances were given in the city of Kaloch, which will be the satellite-city of Paks NPP Stage II construction. In the year of its 10th anniversary the project received an official invitation from Pál Ádám Kovács, head of the minister’s administration responsible for design, construction and commissioning of new power units of Paks NPP of the Hungarian Government, and János Süli, the minister for Paks NPP expansion.