The Festival takes place in the Vittoriale degli Italiani amphitheater, in a context rich in history, and in its wonderful park, elected in 2012 “ Most beautiful park in Italy ”. A place suspended between art, culture, nature and beauty.
The Canoe Stories Festival and the Return of the Canoes Opening Event are activities and events highlighting expressions of culture and relationships to the Lands and Waters through the Indigenous art, architecture, and engineering of the vessels that move, carry, and connected us through our landscapes, earthly and spiritual.
The Association of ”The Theatre of Black and White” in Imatra has been organizing The International Black and White Theatre Festival since year 2004. Right since that time Black and White Theatre Festival has become well-known event for many people of the world. At the festival we could see the performing of different theatres from 46 countries, so far more than 250 shows and performances. For 16 years, Black and White Theatre Festival has presented a huge variety of different styles: dance theatre, ballet, pantomime, circus, traditional drama, opera, puppet theatre and street performing. The purpose of the festival is – to represent the international theatre in all its manifestation and genres.
Inclusive dance company BewegGrund has been hosting a biennial dance festival since its inception in 1998. BewegGrund stands for equal rights, for self-determination, equal opportunities and integration: its goal is the self-evident participation of disabled and non-disabled people in cultural projects.
Skånes Dansteater works continuously with developing dance as an art form. Every year it presents a festival or conference programme on a relevant theme which opens up to varying perspectives relating to dance.
The non-profit association Integrative Kulturarbeit was founded in 2005 in Linz / Upper Austria with the aim of promoting the art of people with disabilities and making it accessible to the general public in as comprehensive a form as possible.
Dance, theatre, music, performing art and visual art are all represented in this mix and audiences flock to these popular shows that include the work of the Standard Bank Young Artists. The Main Programme features international work as well as brand-new work from South Africa’s top talent.
The annual Bard SummerScape festival features seven weeks of world-class opera, theater, dance, cabaret, film, and music.
The International Bodrum Dance Festival fest is one of the biggest dance festivals in Europe.
In 2018, the festival started to be celebrated as four international festivals, namely Folk Dance, Modern Dance, WDSF Bodrum Open and Latin Dance.
When the Montpellier Danse Festival was created in July 1981, it arose from a double will. On the one hand that of Georges Freche, new mayor of a city he shakes vigorously to make a metropolis shining in the present. On the other hand that of Dominique Bagouet, just installed in this city, to create a choreographic Center in line with the no less vigorous decentralization of choreographic life driven by the public authorities. The entire development of Montpellier Danse is conceived in this dual principle of origin: this manifestation is pegged to the bubbling movement of the New Dance (and its extensions), while maintaining a fidelity clearly assumed to a political project.
Dance, theater, concerts, performances, cinema, meetings and parties are on the program of Festival de Marseille which will unfold in the city. The Festival brings together public and artists from elsewhere and from here and plays with the city in its plurality and diversity. Hybrid, festive, traveler and connected to the world, the Festival lives to the rhythm and image of Marseille.
A 24-day trip to which you are invited, alongside more than 50 artists. White cards, musical and performative courses in 10 atypical venues of the metropolis, new creations, theatre, dance, performances, surprises, 15 free concerts.
Since 1992, this trailblazing summer festival sizzles with over 100 artists presenting queer theater, dance, music, literature, puppetry, comedy, and homoeroticism for the whole family! The longest-running annual LGBTQ+ festival in the world, HOT! has been a pioneer of queer arts and culture for 27 years.
For 16 years, Black and White Theatre Festival has presented a huge variety of different styles: dance theatre, ballet, pantomime, circus, traditional drama, opera, puppet theatre and street performing. The purpose of the festival is – to represent the international theatre in all its manifestation and genres.
Silence Festival gathers the most interesting performances and artists from Finland and abroad to Lapland. The multidisciplinary program of art and culture is spread in and around Kaukonen village. At the Silence Festival you will experience art, beautiful nature and a very special atmosphere.
The Varna Summer International Theatre Festival is the major international theatre event in Bulgaria. It takes place each year in the beginning of June in the city of Varna at the Black Sea coast. The festival is organized by ViaFest Foundation and is supported by the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture and the Municipality of Varna in constant partnership with Bulgarian Theatre Association and Union of Bulgarian Actors.
Kunstenfestivaldesarts is an international arts festival dedicated to contemporary theatre, performance and dance. It occasionally also opens itself to film and visual arts. It is the live character of these disciplines that brings them all together. The festival explores hybrid and unconventional forms, and always addresses these fundamental questions: what can live on stage mean today? Who is represented? And who’s watching, who’s experiencing this live moment?
A heady mix of theatre, comedy, music, dance, storytelling and good times at venues across the Malá Strana district of Prague – the annual Fringe Festival extravaganza is an experience you will never forget.
Taking place annually in May, Prague Fringe is a nine-day performance festival showcasing the work of hundreds of artists from all over the globe in a variety of traditional, and some not-so-traditional(!), venues in the historical centre of one of the world’s most beautiful cities.
Each year over 200 performances of around 40 different shows are on offer, running from late afternoon into the night.
The festival has steadily grown in size and reputation since 2014, when it cleared out the abandoned Market Street vaults to run a 9-day arts festival focused on showcasing local creative talent. In 2015 the festival moved to a hidden courtyard behind Kings’ Stables Road, and returned to the same site in 2016, attracting over 12,000 visitors to experience a wealth of art, poetry, theatre, cinema, dance and music.
The Taipei Arts Festival continues to be in this city, bringing together the creativity of outstanding artists from home and abroad, inviting citizens to participate together, presenting themselves with art, embracing differences with dialogue, presenting Taipei’s characteristics and vitality, connecting the world. The cultural landscape of the city.
Seoul Fringe Festival believes that arts connect people. Support us in our effort to connect artists and citizens, so that more artists can create and more people can enjoy art. When you support Fringe, you advocate freedom of expression.
Through each edition of the festival, our mission is to promote the best of international and national contemporary theatrical creation and be Quebec City’s big celebration of theatre.
Being both a festival and a producer, the Carrefour international de théâtre is a meeting point for artists, arts professionals and the public. We work in close collaboration with the theatre community by being a complement and a partner in making theatre and creation thrive.
Focussed on theatre, the Carrefour’s choices are surfing the flow of today’s trends in contemporary theatre. Its program can be distinguished by the quality, eclecticism and diversity of the experiences offered to the public. The aesthetics and the subjects, where circus, dance and art often interact, and the great diversity of locations where the plays are presented are other prominent qualities of the Carrefour.
ANTISTATIC International Festival for Contemporary Dance and Performance started in 2008 as the first festival in Sofia with this profile. It was initiated in the context of the efforts of the Balkan network for contemporary dance Nomad Dance Academy to promote and to develop this art form in the Balkan region and to make it one of the vital dance centers in Europe.
Over the years, ANTISTATIC Festival has established itself as a platform for new forms and practices in dance and performance and till now it has presented groundbreaking works by both emerging and acknowledged international artists.
By engaging with artists, connecting with communities and forming collaborations, Scottish Mental health Arts Film Festival celebrates the artistic achievements of people with experience of mental health issues, exploring the relationship between creativity and the mind, and promoting positive mental health and wellbeing.
DaDaFest International is a critically acclaimed and award-winning biennial festival, which showcases high quality and exciting work in key arts venues across Liverpool city. It challenges stereotypes and celebrates disability and deaf cultures.
Out of the Box Biennial of Inclusive Arts takes place in cultural venues across Geneva around with an inclusive arts programme i.e. artistic productions characterized by the inclusion of artists with disabilities. Unique in French-speaking Switzerland, this event aims to rethink the relationship between art and disability.
IntegrART, a Migros Culture Percentage networking project, actively supports the inclusion of artists with a disability within art and society. Since 2007, the biennial initiative has been linking up local festivals, presenting national and international productions, and organising symposiums in cooperation with key partners.
Annual inclusive dance festival which features performances, workshops, talks and since 2017 a ‘choreography competition’ in which inclusive dance companies from around the world compete for cash prizes.
Una Mirada Diferente is organised by the Centro Dramatico Nacional (National Drama Centre of Spain). It brings together international disabled artists and companies working across performance artforms including theatre, dance and music.
Kyma Festival is organized by Kyma Project, a platform for inclusive dance created by Angeliki MItropoulou. It includes dance and theater workshops accessible for everyone and performances by international and national mixed-ability companies. The first edition of the festival was supported by START-create cultural change and took place in May 2018 at theater of Athens School of Fine Arts.
Work selected will be across art-form genres, ranging across theatre, dance, visual arts, digital art, live art and children’s work. The programme will also include a series of talks and debates delivered by UK artists and arts consultants. International delegates are encouraged to attend and to consider work for inclusion in their programmes, and to forge relationships with the UK disability arts constituency to broker relationships with the UK disability arts sector.
Fest’Dif as a place of social and professional integration, an invitation to meet, share and be open to others; a time of festive conviviality on the themes of difference and diversity, including workshops and performances. Fest’Dif makes visible sports and artistic creations developed by people with disabilities or any other arts professional with an inclusive conduct promoting social diversity in their practice.
With meaningful engagement opportunities from artists talks, workshops, discussions and the festival bar—House Pour, the Festival House breaks down the walls between artists and audiences to create unique experiences and inspiring artistic encounters.
The program of the festival offers a variety of shows and experiences. True to its eclectic, multidisciplinary line and international, the festival will welcome both confirmed artists as emerging.
The Bergen International Festival is proud evidence of the social power and transformative potential of being able to dream together, publicly and consciously. We expand horizons and inspire strong emotional unfolding.Through music, theatre and dance, the Festival has celebrated and rattled the city and sought new answers to old questions.
The My Body My Space: Public Arts Festival (MBMS) is a festival of public performances and exhibitions that takes place in public spaces throughout the Emakhazeni Local Municipality (ELM), in rural Mpumalanga. This unique rural Public Arts festival brings together the diverse rural citizenry of Emakhazeni by disrupting the familiar ways in which people move through shared social spaces.
I wanna be with you everywhere is a gathering of, by, and for disabled artists and writers and anyone who wants to get with us for a series of crip meet-ups, performances, readings and other social spaces of surplus, abundance and joy. It refuses policies of individuation and inclusion in favor of (and in the flavor of) whatever disability aesthetics has in bodymind. We won’t know what this is ‘til it shows us, but we do know that disability communities don’t only make art about disability.
The Livingstone International Cultural Arts Festival boasts of outstanding events that gives Livingstone locals something to look forward to every year. Events range from Public Perfomances by various cultural groups and pop artists, Street Carnivals, Gala Dinners.
The Maitisong Festival is undoubtedly the biggest arts festival in Botswana. International and local artists will bring theatre, music, dance, poetry and comedy to audiences in and around Gaborone. We look forward to celebrating another year of arts promotion, raising the professional bar in the arts, launching careers and connecting Botswana artists with their international counterparts.
The Festival reflects our contemporary, cosmopolitan city with its many communities. It challenges artists and audiences to be bold and take a risk. Through the work of artists of Aotearoa and across the world, we aim to unify, enlighten and inspire the people of Auckland/Tāmaki Makaurau and our many visitors.
For 59 years Adelaide Festival audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces, renowned writers and striking visual arts displays. Enjoyed amid warm March days and starry nights, Adelaide Festival’s celebration of creative excellence makes for an event of truly epic proportions.
Golden Mask is also an all-Russian Performing Arts Festival that takes place in Moscow in the spring of each year, presenting the most significant performances from all over Russia.
The Setouchi International Art Festival is based on the theme of “restoration of the sea,” revitalizing the islands of Setouchi where beautiful nature and humans have intermingled and symphony, and the Setouchi will be the “sea of hope” of all areas on the earth we aim for.
The Embassy of India in Egypt and Teamwork Arts present ‘India by the Nile’, a celebration of the essence of India through classical music, dance, theatre, visual art, film, food and sports in a medium, which perfectly amalgamates the contemporary with the classic.
Since the festival’s inception in 2013, India and Egypt, natural allies with colourful cultural legacies, and with affinities towards the performing and visual arts, cuisine and objets d’art, have come together in wonderful artistic partnerships. It is culture which weaves together bilateral relationships in the real sense of the terms – no dialogue is more effective and memorable that that which is based on the matrix of a country’s heritage, an integral part of its identity. And it is dialogue which is proliferated through partnerships in art, that forms the building block for enduring future relationships.
Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) is Egypt’s only international multi-disciplinary contemporary arts festival that takes place over three weeks between March and April each year, at multiple sites in Downtown Cairo. D-CAF includes local, regional and international music, theatre, dance, visual arts, literature and film by cutting-edge artists from Egypt, the Arab world, and beyond. In addition to featuring established Downtown cultural spaces and theatres, D-CAF breaks new ground by using non-traditional sites such as historical buildings, storefronts, alleyways, and rooftops for performances, events, and arts installations, with the aim of bringing both audiences and performers to engage with the city in a new way.
The FEVERESTIVAL had its first edition in February of 2003 and arose attending to the demand of cultural programming of the District of Barão Geraldo. Initially, it was a show of local shows and some artists who visited the city during this period (seeking artistic and experimental improvement with important local groups such as Lume Theater, Barracão Theater and Good Company, which carry out training activities during the month of February until the present day).
Throughout its trajectory, the festival grew, gained new structures, reached a diverse public, that broke borders and rediscovered the city of Campinas through Art.
The Festival takes special care in presenting each year a rich and homogeneous programme focused around a special theme, celebrating the culture of a country or a city, or exploring a special subject. The Festival likes to be daring in its choice of artists, works and performances.
Performance Space 122’s Coil Festival explores the vitality of live performance in New York City through contemporary artists from diverse genres, cultures, and perspectives. Full of inquisitive and dynamic work created locally, across the US, and around the world.
American Realness, participating artists, collaborating institutions and partners acknowledge that we are gathered on the unceded land of the Lenape peoples. We ask you to join in acknowledging the Lenapehoking community, their elders both past and present, as well as future generations.
The Banco do Brasil Cultural Center hosts the Summer Contemporary Art Festival – VAC, a multidisciplinary festival with theater, dance, visual arts, cinema, literature and music attractions.
Janiero De Grandes Espetáculos is the most important festival of scenic arts in Pernambuco, one of the largest in Brazil.
The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is an annual festival of theatre, dance, music, visual arts and mixed media created and presented by Singaporeans and international artists. Themed differently each year, the Fringe aims to bring the best of contemporary, cutting-edge and socially engaged works to the Singapore audience.
The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is set to be a creative centre, with the twin purpose of innovation and discussion, a platform for meaningful and provocative art to engage our increasingly connected and complex world.
The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is an annual festival of theatre, dance, music, visual arts and mixed media created and presented by Singaporeans and international artists. Themed differently each year, the Festival aims to bring the best of contemporary, cutting-edge and socially engaged works to the Singapore audience.The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is set to be a creative centre, with the twin purpose of innovation and discussion, a platform for meaningful and provocative art to engage our increasingly connected and complex world.
The festival is an effort of curating a theatre festival with a purpose of bringing innovative performances to the city and its diverse communities.
Festival/Tokyo (F/T) aspires to present the appeal of the performing arts as an international theatre and dance festival taking place in Tokyo, pioneering new possibilities by bringing together and intersecting diverse values across the conventional categories of nationality, generation, and genre.
BAM’s Next Wave Festival has permanently changed the artistic landscape, featuring breakout performances and landmark productions. Using a name that plays on the New Wave in French cinema, BAM President and Executive Producer Harvey Lichtenstein launched a series entitled “The Next Wave/New Masters” in November 1981 with four productions: three dance works, plus Philip Glass’ new opera Satyagraha. A more ambitious program followed in 1982, including a two-evening performance work by Laurie Anderson entitled United States: Parts I-IV.
Beauty and melancholy will rise to the tables in our Fall to Spring Festival. A meeting that, faithful to its multidisciplinary vocation, will offer proposals for all types of theater, dance and performance audiences, which can be seen in five spaces of the capital: the Abbey Theater, The House On, the Fourth Wall Room, The Pavón Teatro Kamikaze and the Teatros del Canal.
The China Shanghai International Arts Festival is a major international cultural event hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China and hosted by the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. It is the only national-level comprehensive international art festival in China. Since 1999, the China Shanghai International Arts Festival has been guided by the concept of “innovative development” and has adhered to the road of brand development. It has become an important window for China’s foreign cultural exchanges and one of the most influential art festivals in the international art scene.
Emphasizing on music, the character of the Festival expanded to include the fields of theatre, dance, film and visual arts. It became a platform of fruitful and constructive dialogue, a melting pot of ideas and a venue of leading cultural events.
Founded in 2009, Tempo Festival is the International Festival of Performing Arts of Rio de Janeiro. In each edition, curators Bia Junqueira, Cesar Augusto and Marcia Dias invest in “time of creation” in national and international processes, homes and co-productions, following the artistic development in all its stages: from thought to realization. It is always to focus on innovation of local and global scene, through a dialogue between the most different artistic manifestations, especially, of course, to the theater, performance and dance.
Cádiz, the oldest city in Western Europe, located in the south of Spain, is a seafaring city straddling the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Since its foundation by the Phoenicians, many civilizations inhabited Cádiz. True to its Americanist tradition, for more than thirty years, Cádiz has been celebrating and organizing the Ibero-American Festival of Cádiz. The FIT of Cádiz started in 1986 as a platform for the dissemination and consolidation of the Ibero-American Performing Arts. The Ibero-American Festival of Theater of Cádiz is a multidisciplinary festival whose main objective is to show the current moment of theater, dance and other scenic expressions of the Ibero-American framework. The FIT of Cádiz is also a cultural meeting: it also provides a space for the interaction of Ibero-American performing arts professionals through the organization of Research Encounters, Thematic Meetings, Project Presentations, Publications and Editions of Performing Arts, Workshops, Forums, among other activities. Throughout these years, the most prestigious groups, authors, directors of scene and personalities of the Ibero-American theatrical medium have gone through it. The Ibero-American Festival of Theater of Cádiz is the ideal forum for the reflection and analysis of the expressive and theoretical tools of the Ibero-American theatrical profession.
The MUSON Festival of the Arts starts with the Youth Concert, Musiquest Grand Finale featuring 8 finalist in Competition, and an Art exhibition. In partnership with Society of Nigerian Artists.
The Seoul Performing Arts Festival (SPAF) is Korea’s largest international performing arts festival with the largest scale and history in Korea. It is co-hosted by the Korea Arts Management Support Center and the Korean Culture and Arts Committee sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism .
Melbourne International Arts Festival is one of Australia’s leading international arts festivals and has an outstanding reputation for presenting unique international and Australian events in the fields of dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia, free and outdoor events over 17 days each October.
Dance Umbrella is London’s international dance festival, celebrating contemporary choreography across the capital. Our mission is to celebrate contemporary choreography. We do so enthusiastically and collaboratively through an annual, international London festival, through year-round creative learning opportunities for all ages, and by developing choreographic talent. Our aim is to entice audiences, nurture artists, innovate practice, and stimulate interest in the power of the body in motion.
Bâtard Festival brings together a bewildering mix of theatre, dance, performance, film, plus a discursive program and a publication. It is a platform for non-established artists, thinkers, and writers.
For over 50 years Dimitria Festival continues to represent the most modern trends in all artistic forms and to utilise the heritage of Thessaloniki and Greece. Through new artistic landscapes of sound, image, and experience, operatic elements are combined with puppetry, technology becomes a crucial part of the performing arts, the performative practices of theatre and dance meet performance art, Greek musicians meet international musicians.
Each September, Brisbane Festival explodes across the city with a thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus, opera and major public events such as Sunsuper Riverfire.Brisbane Festival attracts an audience of around one million people every year.Brisbane Festival has only been annual since 2009, but in that time it’s been embraced by the city and admired by the world.
•To present a Show Case of the Czech theatre
•To introduce the most outstanding and remarkable foreign productions together with a digest of the Czech ones, within a broad thematic and style scale of the scenes (drama, music, dance, puppet or street theatre).
•To collate Czech professional drama art with top productions from abroad, namely from European countries, to draw Czech both theatrical and spectator audience nearer to modern trends of European and world theatre, and thus to contribute to our integration into European structures.
•To create a space for meeting people of theatre among themselves.
Crossing the Line is an international arts festival for New York City produced by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in partnership with leading cultural institutions. France has a long history of supporting national and international cultural practices, welcoming and nurturing new ideas and influential perspectives from around the world. FIAF, as the leading French cultural institution in the US, critically maintains that practice through the Crossing the Line Festival, presenting leading-edge artists from France and the US alongside their peers from around the world.
The festival features a lively programme of acts by a strong line-up of groups, artists and arts
companies from the province, neighbouring provinces, neighbouring countries and overseas to
showcase dance, music, theatre, storytelling, craft, exhibitions, literature, film and praise
Dublin Fringe Festival is a platform for the best new, emerging Irish arts companies and a showcase for the finest international contemporary performing arts. For artists, Fringe facilitates opportunities to innovate, to cross boundaries and strengthen the conditions in which they work. For audiences, Fringe is the place to discover meaningful, exciting and unforgettable cultural experiences.
A biannual Festival of theatre, dance, music and performance. During three days, the audience has a choice of five different routes, each one starting at the municipal theatre and then branching out into a range of unusual and exciting spaces in the city of Osnabrück. Each instalment of the Festival has a Motto. This year, the young theatre-makers that form the backbone of the Festival will explore the future of mankind: artificial intelligence, cloning, the future of work etc.
BOUNCE is the annual arts festival produced by the University of Atypical. Since 2012 Bounce has presented new work by deaf and disabled writers, actors, dancers, musicians, directors and poets, as well as hosting participatory workshops and masterclasses across a range of art forms.
Oriente Occidente was founded in 1981 to actively strengthen the role of contemporary dance in Italy. As one of the leading European dance festivals, Oriente Occidente hosts artist residencies, seminars, lectures, workshops and performances, which encourage exchange between cultures, genres and languages of contemporary dance. Oriente Occidente hosts leading artists’ and companies’ premieres from all over the world, at the cutting edge of the form. The programme is of the highest quality to promote development, availability and diversity of dance for audiences and mass media.
Annual festival, theater, dance, music, and author meetings.
With multidisciplinary programming that combines theater, dance, visual arts, performance, music, film and literature, actoral, an international festival, gives to see and hear the diversity and vitality of contemporary creation. Each autumn for three weeks, more than two hundred French and international artists join Marseille to perform.
An international event bringing together theatre companies and dance groups from Turkey and abroad with the audience, The Istanbul Theatre Festival was first held in 1989. Once every year, the festival hosts carefully selected companies and artists that open up new horizons for both the audience and the art world by bringing national and international, classical and contemporary renditions to the stage through its unique lens.
The International Festival Divadelna Nitra is the largest theatre festival in Slovakia. It is also one of the most important international activities in the cultural area in Slovakia. Divadelna Nitra is a recognised activity in the European context. It is organised every year towards the end of September since 1992. It is a selective, but non-competitive parade of the top European production focused on mainly the drama/play, susceptible to dance, music, puppet theatre and also the visual theatre. It selects the non-traditional, innovative and inspirational scenic theatre, it informs about the new tendencies and about the new names of the artists. It consists of the rich accompanying and working programme, it offers space to other types of art and to the representation of regional cultural activities.
Greece’s foremost cultural festival and one of the oldest performing arts festivals in Europe (1955), the Athens & Epidaurus Festival annually presents numerous theatre, dance, and music artists, acclaimed in Greece and worldwide, attracting large audiences from around the world.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the single biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet. Every August for three weeks the city of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe. With 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues in 2017 there are quite literally thousands of reasons to visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Every year thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy, dance, physical theatre, circus, cabaret, children’s shows, musicals, opera, music, spoken word, exhibitions and events.
Every year, the Edinburgh International Festival transforms one of the world’s most beautiful cities. The International Festival’s success is built on an uncompromising commitment to virtuosity and originality, inviting some of the finest creators and performers from the worlds of theatre, music, opera and dance to offer a unique experience for audiences.
Theater for the New City presents a lineup of wide-ranging and original theatrical visions embracing drama, poetry, music, and dance. Dream Up Festival consists of performing artists representing theater and performance companies in downtown New York. .
The Eisteddfod is the natural showcase for music, dance, visual arts, literature, original performances and much more. Encompassing all aspects of the arts and culture in Wales, it is an inclusive and welcoming festival, which attracts thousands of Welsh learners and those who do not speak the language as well as Welsh speakers every year.
Cena Contemporánea is the most important stage of Brasilia, with 30 companies per year and an audience of 60,000 people. The festival is celebrated for 13 days with a programme of theater, dance, music, visual arts, workshops, video screenings and discussions, covering a dozen areas of great variety.
An international opera and ballet festival in Aspendos.
nternational Theatre Festival Retroperspektywy is the only festival in Poland that rejects the division of genres and currents and does not grade the artists as professionals and amateurs, presenting at the same time the most interesting theatre phenomena which define cultural identity of a modern man. In the events offered such identity is determined by the modern language of art that follows its own ways and search for the references to tradition. Here every year there meet prominent musicians, dancers and masters of word.
Under the umbrella term DanceAble, Holland Dance Festival aims to put inclusive dance in the Netherlands firmly on the map, reduce barriers and remove prejudices. The festival features workshops, performances and a symposium, featuring both local and international integrated dance companies and experts.
Kyoto Experiment: Kyoto International Performing Arts Festival is a theater and dance event held every autumn since 2010 at theaters in Kyoto. It features a wide-ranging lineup of radical artists from Japan and around the world, presenting theater and dance as well as visual art, music, design, and architecture.
Helsinki Festival is the largest arts festival in Finland, organised annually in late summer. The festival’s aim is to make art accessible for all. The programme line-up features classical and world music, theatre, dance, circus and visual arts as well as a range of urban events.
Tampere Theatre Festival is the oldest and the largest professional theatre festival in the Nordic countries, serving as a display window for the most interesting and up-to-the-minute productions in Finnish theatre, and attracting leading international guests from all corners of the globe. Annually in the beginning of August the city of Tampere becomes Finland’s theatre capital as local and international performing arts troupes take over the city’s stages and squares.
The festival programme includes new drama, modernised classics, dance theatre, contemporary circus and street theatre.
Since 1996, Lincoln Center Festival has presented visionary international programming of dance, music, opera, and theater by artists from more than 50 countries. To date, the Festival has presented more than 137 premieres, with emphasis on contemporary artists and multidisciplinary works.
The multidisciplinary Galway International Arts Festival takes place each July in Galway, Ireland and covers a range of art forms. In 2018, The Guardian named the festival as one of the Top 5 Summer Festivals in Europe.
For 22 years, the Festival has delighted audiences with an outstanding mix of entertaining and inspiring programs. Internationally acclaimed dance, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking circus, ground-breaking theatre and engaging speakers define the Festival as our region’s premier arts and culture destination. The June Festival boasts over 170 events and at least 85% are totally free. Year-round programs include special town-hall events, a fellowship program for youth, planning and implementing mini-festivals in inner-city neighborhoods, and our Visionary Leadership Award. Each year we welcome artists and speakers from all over the world – Angelique Kidjo, Bristol Old Vic, Handspring Puppet Company, Rosanne Cash, Little Richard,The National Theatre of Scotland, Yo-Yo Ma, Druid Theatre, Kronos Quartet, Spike Lee, and Salman Rushdie have all shared their talents and ideas. New Haven’s walkable historic downtown core and warm June weather forms the perfect backdrop for this highly accessible, international event.
The Sibiu International Theatre Festival represents, besides a celebration of arts, a perfect combination of theatre, dance, circus, movie, book, conferences, exhibitions, performance, music, and an opportunity to learn and perfect themselves for thousands of Romanian and international volunteers who have joined the event annually, forming, sometimes, lifelong friendships.
The Liège Festival is a biennale that brings together more than 15,000 spectators at each of its editions and has today acquired, through its collaborations with numerous operators around the world, a reputation that goes far beyond our borders.
It offers an often singular program of theater, dance and music from around the world and is a real moment of discovery of different cultures, a real window widely open to the world.
Materia Prima presents surprising and revealing performances, in which the theatre combines with a new circus and dance theatre, dance intermingles with multimedia, as well as forms of puppet theatre, masks and shadows, where actors’ acting often contradicts the principles of physics and where the imagination has no limits. The Festival program consists of attractive, phenomenal performances and perfectly performed performances.
For three wild weeks in January, One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts, is where the action is. It’s a chance to watch touring performances from across Canada, acclaimed international shows, and new and experimental work from artists here in Calgary. The programming is bold, cutting-edge, funny, frank, and full of heart. There’s theatre, dance, music, film, free lunchtime concerts, late-night cabarets, and so much more.
June , Italy, Europe
June , Ottawa, Canada, North America
June , Imatra, Finland
June , Berne, Switzerland
June , Malmö, Sweden
June , Linz, Austria
June , Makhanda, South Africa
June , New York, United States
June , Bodrum, Turkey
June , Montpellier, France
June , Marseille, France
June , Lille, France
June , New York, United States
June , Imatra, Finland
June , Kaukonen, Finland
June , Varna, Bulgaria
May , Brussels, Belgium
May , Prague, Czechia
May , Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Europe
May , Taipei, Taiwan, Asia
May , Seoul, Korea, Asia
May , Québec, Canada, North America
May , Narodno Sabranie Square Sofia, Bulgaria 1000
May , Scotland
May , Liverpool, England
May , Geneva, Switzerland
May , Zürich, Switzerland
May , Seville, Spain
May , Madrid, Spain
May , Mainz, Germany
May , Southbank Centre, London, England
May , Villeurbanne, France
May , Singapore, Malaysia
May , Paris, France
May , Bergen, Norway
April , Mpumalanga, South Africa, Africa
April , New York, United States
April , Livingstone, Zambia
April , Gaborone, Botswana
March , Auckland, New Zealand
March , Adelaide, Australia
March , Moscow, Russia, Europe
March , Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan, Asia
March , Cairo, Egypt
March , Cairo, Egypt
February , Campinas, Brazil, South America
February , Beirut, Lebanon
January , New York, United States
January , New York, United States, North America
January , Belo Horizonte, Brazil, South America
January , Pernambuco, Brazil, South America
January , Singapore, Asia
January , Singapore, Malaysia
November , Pune, India, Asia
October , Tokyo, Japan
October , New York, United States, North America
October , Madrid, Spain, Europe
October , Shanghai, China, Asia
October , Patras, Greece, Europe
October , Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America
October , Cádiz, Spain
October , Lagos, Nigera
October , Seoul, South Korea
October , Melbourne, Australia
October , London, United Kingdom
October , Brussels, Belgium
October , Thessaloniki, Greece
September , Brisbane, Australia
September , Pilsen, Czechia
September , New York, United States
September , Wushwini, South Africa, Africa
September , Dublin, Ireland
September , Osnabrück, Germany
September , Belfast, United Kingdom
September , Rovereto, Province of Trento, Italy
September , Limousin, France
September , Marseille, France
September , Istanbul, Turkey
September , Nitra, Slovakia
August , Epidaurus, Greece
August , Edinburgh, Scotland
August , Edinburgh, Scotland
August , New York, United States
August , Wales, United Kingdom, Europe
August , Brasilia, Brazil, South America
August , Aspendos, Turkey, Eurasia
August , Łódź, Poland
August , The Hague, Netherlands
August , Kyoto, Japan
August , Helsinki, Finland
August , Tampere, Finland
July , New York, United States
July , Galway, Ireland
June , New Haven, Conneticut, United States
June , Sibiu, Romania
February , Liège, Belgium
February , Cracow, Poland
January , Calgary, Alberta, Canada