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"Children Move the World"

22nd to 29th June 2018 Lingen/Ems – Germany

Application deadline For children’s theatre groups – Nov. 1st 2017


Participants Invited to apply are children’s groups with theatre or dance productions as well as productions of movement theatre from all over the world. Groups will be recommended by the corresponding associations and umbrella organizations of each country. Participation in the World Festival of Children’s Theatre will be made possible for 18 to 20 groups. 15 children and two accompanying adults will be invited per participating group and country. The children and youngsters should be between 8 and 14 years of age. In individual cases children may be younger or older than the given age-range. A prerequisite is for the groups to arrive in Lingen/Ems until June 22nd 2018 the latest and to stay for the entire festival.


The productions for the theatre stage should be between 30 and 60 minutes long. Pieces which not solely count on the means of language and are hence easier to understand for an international audience are preferred. There will be two performance venues with theatre stages. The productions will be discussed at an accompanying symposium.


Read more about the festival and the call here 

Find the application form here.