Organized for the first time in Turkey in 2019, Istanbul Fringe Festival offers a unique platform and festival experience in the field of performing arts to the city by bringing together innovative and creative works from all over the World and Turkey in the disciplines of theatre, dance and performance.

Where: Istanbul, Türkiye

When: 14-21 September, 2024

Deadline for applications: 1 March 2024

Istanbul Fringe Festival 2024 will welcome dance, performance and theater shows as well as workshops, talks and parties. 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.

What we offer to the selected artists:

– Transportation from and to the airport in Istanbul

– Meal on the day of your performance

– Venue, technical support* and promotion

– 300€ / show – 400€ / 2 shows (if on the same day) – 500€ / 2 shows (if not on the same day)

– Free access to the shows, workshops and parties in the festival upon reservation

– Discount for your stay in festival hostels (we are also looking for accommodation sponsors)

* 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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