Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Budapest, Hungary, 2-8 June 2016

The Festival Academy, an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA), is delighted to open the call for application for the Atelier for Young Festival Managers to take place from 2 to 8 June 2016 in Budapest, Hungary, in collaboration with the Armel Opera Festival. Ten renowned festival directors will guide 45 participants through the 7-day training programme. Young festival managers from all over the world are invited to apply until 30 June 2015. Share your experiences on the essence of art festivals The Atelier for Young Festival Managers is an intense 7-day training programme addressed at emerging artistic festival directors or those who have ambitions to get involved in programming or in related departments within a festival. It is about sharing experiences and passing on knowledge to the next generation of festival makers: knowledge about programming a festival, while focusing on the very essence of art festivals – the arts and the artist. Explore festival issues in various formats 45 young festival managers from all over the world will be selected to participate in the Atelier. Around 10 distinguished festival directors, will each attend for at least two full days and work together with participants throughout the 7 days. In lectures, one-on-one talks, group discussions as well as intense workshops on case studies, issues such as artistic vision, public responsibility, creation and coproduction, internationalisation, networking, renewal and sustainability will be explored. Join a unique new network The Atelier counts 300 alumni from 63 countries after eight Ateliers for Young Festival Managers since 2006 in Goerlitz, Varna, Singapore, Izmir, Ljubljana, Edinburgh, Poznan and Beirut. Participants of the Budapest edition will become part of this unique global network of young festival makers which will grow further after the upcoming Atelier Gwangju 2015. Programme details Dates, place: 2-8 June 2016, Budapest, Hungary Application deadline: 30 June 2015 Procedure: Submit the Application Form; for selection criteria, application/selection procedure, course fee etc. check the Atelier BUDAPEST 2016 website at Contact & info : The Festival Academy Sainctelettesquare 17 1000 Brussels – Belgium T: +32 2 644 48 00 [email protected]

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