Atelier for Young Festival Managers
21 – 27 March
The Atelier for Young Festival Managers is a 7-day training programme addressed at young artistic festival managers or those who are ambitious to become involved in programming or in programming related departments within a festival. Through the programme, participants broaden their programming skills, widen their horizons, and develop new project ideas under the professional guidance of renowned festival managers from all over the world who share their rich experience. The Atelier focuses on the very essence of festivals: the art and the artist.
In partnership with Bayimba Festival and Foundation, the Festival Academy is inviting 35 emerging festival managers to meet with expert festival leaders, artists and cultural activists for the 18th edition of Atelier for Young Festival Managers that will take place in Kampala/Uganda in March 2022.
The workshop is a partnership between Bayimba and the Festival Academy, an initiative of the European Festivals Association.
The mentors and guest speakers at the workshop are renowned festival directors, cultural activists and artists, as well as individuals operating in different fields of action such as the politics, social work and technology.
The program is funded by the Creative Europe program of the European Union.
The workshop program will look at the following areas: