Searching for themes in the villages of Eastern Slovakia. Emigration then and now – stories, songs and letters. Researching intonations and melodies of Ruthenian, Sarisin and Ukrainian origin. 

Abstract

Searching for themes in the villages of Eastern Slovakia. Emigration then and now – stories, songs and letters. Researching intonations and melodies of Ruthenian, Sarisin and Ukrainian origin. Customs, rituals, superstitions, dance, liturgical rituals and songs.

Meeting Derevjanky trio and Poľana choir, Mrs. Stašáková, Mrs. Mítniková, Mr. Lazorík, prof. Olejník, Mrs. Ondrušáková, Mr. and Mrs. Priganc and many others …

 

July 2003

Prešov, Jarabina, Ruská Volová, Kalná Roztoka, Runina, Ulič Krivé, Krásný Brod, Miroľa, Radvaň nad Laborcom, Miková, Ňagov, Medzilaborce, Kamienka

 

November 2003

Jarabina, Krivany, Vernár, Kamienka, Koláčkov, Ňagov, Nový Smokovec, Stará Ľubovňa, Radvaň nad Laborcom

 

April 2007

Krivany, Kamienka, Jarabina, Miroľa, Ulič Krivé, Radvaň nad Laborcom

 

Creative Team

Research Viliam Dočolomanský, Róbert Nižník, Matej Matejka, Hana Varadzinová, Eliška Vavříková, Maja Jawor, Barbora Erniholdová, Jun Wan Kim, Cecile da Costa , Anna Petržalková

Eastern Slovakia Expedition Eastern Slovakia Expedition
Eastern Slovakia Expedition Eastern Slovakia Expedition

For Promoters

Farm in the Cave’s standard space requirements for performances are as follows: a space with good acoustics which can also be completely silent during performances; typically we use a black box or site-specific space with minimal dimensions of 10 x 10 meters, with a height of 6 meters; at least 6 months before the performance our technical team of 2-4 persons must make a preparatory visit.

The maximum number of audience members at individual performances varies, but is usually no more than 450.

The number of performers per performance varies between 5 and 13, and the technical – production staff is between 4 and 6 people.

The minimum number of performances presented in one place is 2.

The company can play 2 performances per day are available on request – the latest start time is 21:00 local time.

The length of preparation and adaptation depends on the specific performance and local conditions, with a minimum of 1-2 days necessary prior to the day of the first production.

Financial requirements are available upon request at info@farminthecave.com or barbara.tumova@seznam.cz

The organizers pay for: fees; costs of shipping scenography; personnel transport; local transportation to the performance location; housing; per-diems; costs connected with preparatory technical visit. The organizer agrees to pay for costs of equipment rental if the space to be used does not have the equipment necessary.