*****The 13’th Edition of The International Festival of Theatre “BUTRINTI 2000” will be held on -----JULY of 17 – 25, 2014, -----in Open Antique Theater of Butrint,Saranda where shall participate theatrical troupes from the world.*****
Butrinti is a rare archaeological site and a micro-cosmos of a threethousand medieval history, which has resisted since the period of ancient Greeks to the Venetian one.It is found in the southern border of Albania and fifteen kilometers in the south of Saranda.
It is less than 10 kilometres from Corfu and is connected wih the Mediterranean through the Vivar Canal, which flows from its lake to the Ionic Sea.Butrinti has preserved many ancient monuments. One of the greatest cultural properties of the ancient town is the theater, which was built in the 3 century BC. It has about 700 seats and is set at the bottom of Acropolis between two temples. Its nearness to the sea and lake, its

mild climate, the beauty of its nature and the wealth of its areas create a magnificent environment for ther development of international events in the field of art and culture.

The antic city of Butrinti is selected by UNESCO’s list of the “World Cultural Heritage”.