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The theme of the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering in Serbia is “Turning Point”. Write Local. Play Global, the ASSITEJ playwright network, is collaborating with the AAG conference organizers to help highlight the work of playwrights.

You are invited to write a 3-minute theatrical monologue using the festival’s theme.

Are you experiencing a personal turning point? Is there one in your country or region?  Is there a turning point you would like the world to make?

The monologues should be written in your home language.  A panel of judges will choose a number of pieces which the writers will deliver in person at the festival.  All monologues submitted will be published online on the Write Local. Play Global website, in your home language and an English translation if you would like.

If you are interested in participating in one more interesting SLAM event organised  by the Write Local. Play Global network in collaboration with ASSITEJ Serbia, the host od this year’s AAG, please download and  fill in the application  form and send it to


The call is open till October 8th, and the results will be published on October 15th.

We are waiting for you! We are excited to hear your voice!

Turning Point is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, Ministry of Tourism and Youth, Swedish Institute through “Creative Partnerships”, City of Belgrade, City of Novi Sad,  French Institute through Teatroscope and other funders. The event is held as part of the projects “The Art of Listening in Theatre for Young Audiences – BABEL” and “Theatre & Performing Arts for Young Audiences: Building Collective Resilience”, funded by the European Union through “Creative Europe” program.

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