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„The snowman who wanted to meet the sun”, Țăndărică Animation Theatre, 5+

For the first time in Romania, Matei Vișniec, the most popular Romanian playwriter in his origins country and abroad, makes his debut on Țăndărică stage with a theatre play wrote especially for children. The snowman who wanted to meet the Sun in a tender poem, full of sensitivity about friendship, generosity, sadness, happiness, hope. The Snowman feels how the rays of sun melt slowly his body and he starts a journey just to ask the star to have mercy.

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The Snowman Who Wanted To Meet The Sun

Matei Vișniec, the most played romanian drama author in the country and also worldwide, is having the “debut” on the Țăndărică’s stage, on a national premiere, with a play written for children. “The snowman who wanted to meet the sun” is a like a poem full of tenderness, innocence, sensitivity, which speaks about friendship, sadness, joy and hope. When he feels how the sunshine melts his body slowly, The Snowman begins a journey to find the sun and to ask him for mercy. On the way there he meets a bunch of animals, giving them the “accessories” that the kids decorated him in exchange of help to reach the Land of the Rising Sun. Once the journey comes to an end, he asks the Sun to help his fellow animal friends instead of asking something for himself. The time haven’t passed in favor of the Snowman, only his red heart remains to pulse, but the Sun promises that he will transform him in a dream and he will be brought back to life on the next winter.

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