Open Call: Istanbul Fringe Festival 2019


Join this very 1st edition of Istanbul Fringe Festival that brings innovative and experimental works including theatre, dance, performance and workshops. Istanbul Fringe Festival is looking for new and experimental works by local and international artists.

Where: Istanbul, Turkey
When: 18-22 September, 2019

Deadline for applications: 31 March 2019

Istanbul, a fascinating and historical city built on two continents, is finally hosting a fringe festival!
The festival will bring together artworks and workshops produced in the disciplines of theater, dance and performance during 5 days in September 2019. This first edition offers both local and international artists a platform to showcase their work in several stages located on European and Asian side of Istanbul. 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:
– Accommodation in volunteer houses during the festival

– Meal on the day of your performance
– Public transportation on the day of your performance

– Venue, technical support and promotion

– 50% of the box-office
– Free access to all the events in the festival (requires reservation)

Unfortunately we can’t offer you a round trip ticket between your hometown and Istanbul in our first edition, but we would be happy to help you contact the embassy of your country in Istanbul.

How to apply: 
Find the application form on

Please send your payment receipt to
Costs for participants: 25 euros

Payment details:

Account Holder’s Name: Emre YILDIZLAR

Account Number: 377-0575157-81
BE36 3770 5751 5781

Swift Code: BBRUBEBB

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