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The theater festival “New Europe” will take place in fall 2023 in Cologne, Germany, for the fourth time. In each edition, the festival focuses on a current debate: 2016, for example, war and peace, 2019 the European crisis, 2021 revolt,each time with a special look at Eastern Europe. Around 60 young people from 14 to 27 regularly take part in multi-day workshops by international theater makers. Professional theater productions are also part of the program.

In 2023 the festival’s theme is “Fear”. This overall theme includes aspects such as empowerment, war, flight, climate change, but also dreams, desire for change. Other associations to the theme are highly welcome. For the program we are looking for (documentary) theater projects and performances (with a maximum of five performers) from the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Kosovo, Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Czech Republic, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine and Hungary.

We are looking forward to receiving your application including a short synopsis and, if possible, a video link to your project.

Applications are possible until 31.01.2023

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