The 5th edition of the Istanbul Fringe Festival will take place between 16-23 September 2023.

Where: Istanbul, Türkiye

When: 16-23 September

Deadline for applications: 19 March 2023

Istanbul Fringe Festival 2023 will welcome dance, performance and theater shows including shows for children as well as workshop proposals. The festival will offer both local and international artists a physical platform to showcase their works. This is a great opportunity for artists to meet and interact between themselves and the audience, exchange ideas while discovering a new artistic network.

Your application will be considered once the application fee is received. The application fee is 30 euros / application.

What we offer:

Meal on the day of your performance
Top-up istanbulkart (Public transportation card)
Venue, technical support* and promotion
5000 TRY/show – 8000 TRY/2 shows
Free access to the shows, workshops and parties in the festival upon reservation
Discount for your stay in festival hostels
* All the venues might not have the same technical equipment as in your rider, therefore you may need to adapt to the technical conditions of the venue.

How to apply:

Costs for participants: 30 euros

Contact details:

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