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Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2014

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2014

Date: October 1, 2014 - October 5, 2014

The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival takes place October 1-5, 2014. With over 150 writers from more than 25 countries it’s truly a celebration of global issues, big ideas and extraordinary stories. A roving writing residency Island to Island involves Australian and Indonesian writers. This year’s theme, Saraswati: Wisdom & Knowledge is an exploration of the wisdom to be gained […]  More

Posted: September 11, 2014
Festival Images 2014 | Vevey, Switzerland

Festival Images 2014 | Vevey, Switzerland

Date: September 13, 2014 - October 5, 2014

From September 13th to October 5th, the Festival Images will present the work of more than 65 artists coming from 15 countries in Vevey, Switzerland – indoor and outdoor. Amongst them, international figures such as Francis Alÿs, John Baldessari, Martha Cooper, Leandro Erlich, Lee Friedlander, Paul Fusco, Arno Rafael Minkkinen or Alex Prager. Festival Images […]  More

Posted: September 11, 2014

Finland | ANTI Contemporary Art Festival

Date: September 23, 2014 - September 28, 2014

Finland | ANTI Contemporary Art Festival

Children and teenagers are the focus of this year’s ANTI Contemporary Art Festival in Kuopio, Finland (23-28 September), which presents site- and time-specific works made for public space. An international seminar takes place 26 September on the theme. The international festival programme consists of work where the youngest family members or youngsters nearing adulthood are […]  More

Posted: September 10, 2014

Tokyo | Dance New Air festival

Date: September 12, 2014 - October 5, 2014

Tokyo | Dance New Air festival

“Dance New Air” festival is a new international dance event for Tokyo, established as the successor to the Dance Triennale Tokyo held in Aoyama district since 2002. It is a 2014 international arts exchange program of Japan’s Agency for Cultural Affairs. In its first edition running September 12 – October 5 2014, this new dance […]  More

Posted: September 8, 2014

Survival Kit International Contemporary Art Festivals | Riga and Umeå

Date: September 4, 2014 - October 19, 2014

Survival Kit International Contemporary Art Festivals | Riga and Umeå

The 6th Survival Kit International Contemporary Art Festival takes place in Rīga 4-27 September 2014. More than 70 participants from 25 countries are taking part in the festival, with the Utopian City as this year’s theme.  Survival Kit Festival then runs in Umeå 20 September – 19 October. This year the festivals forms part of […]  More

VIVA | Valletta International Visual Arts Festival

Date: September 1, 2014 - September 7, 2014

VIVA | Valletta International Visual Arts Festival

A major new international event on Malta’s cultural calendar, the first Valletta International Visual Arts Festival, VIVA, will serve as a new platform for Maltese and international visual arts practitioners. Running 1-7 September 2014, VIVA has a special focus on curatorial practice with the first international curatorial school and invited emerging curators in residence. With […]  More

Posted: August 26, 2014

Mediacity Seoul 2014

Date: September 2, 2014 - November 23, 2014

Mediacity Seoul 2014

Seoul’s international biennale of new media art will feature 12 new works and participants from across Asia. Taking three keyword themes – ghost, spy and grandmother – Mediacity Seoul 2014 (SeMA Biennale) takes place from 2 September to 23 November 2014. It presents a large number of works by artists from East and Southeast Asia, […]  More

Posted: August 22, 2014

Yokohama Triennale 2014

Date: August 1, 2014 - November 3, 2014

Yokohama Triennale 2014

Yokohama Triennale 2014, the fifth edition of the Yokohama Triennale, runs from August to November 2014 and welcomes the artist MORIMURA Yasumasa as its artistic director under the title: ‘ART Fahrenheit 2014: Sailing into the sea of oblivion.” It features 65 artists / groups with extensive international participation. The title “ART Fahrenheit 451” is derived […]  More

Posted: August 21, 2014

Adelaide | OzAsia Festival 2014

Date: September 3, 2014 - September 20, 2014

Adelaide | OzAsia Festival 2014

Adelaide Festival Centre presents the 2014 OzAsia Festival, which celebrates Adelaide’s sister state, Shandong Province, China. The Festival will feature more than 140 performers from the region and puts the spotlight on its rich history and resplendent culture as well as presenting performances and events from on Japan, India, Korea, Philippines, Cambodia, Palestine, Bangladesh, Russia, […]  More

Posted: August 20, 2014

SALT project | Norway

Date: August 29, 2014 - September 1, 2014

SALT project | Norway

SALT is a unique opportunity to showcase cutting-edge art projects by world famous artists, framed by the breathtaking landscapes of the Artic. On an island in northern Norway, the SALT opening weekend (29 Aug – 1 Sept) includes a major site-specific film installation by Chinese artist Yang Fudong, visual and music performances. On the island […]  More

Posted: August 7, 2014

George Town Festival 2014

Date: August 1, 2014 - August 31, 2014

George Town Festival 2014

George Town Festival (GTF), which runs from 1-31 August, once again brings a dazzling array of international and local performances, exhibitions, and creative events that celebrates the arts and positions Penang as one of the ASEAN region’s major cultural hotspots. GTF 2014 will host a packed month of free exhibitions, street celebrations, dance and drama […]  More

Posted: July 28, 2014

Sapporo International Art Festival – SIAF 2014

Date: July 19, 2014 - September 28, 2014

Sapporo International Art Festival - SIAF 2014

Sapporo International Art Festival – SIAF 2014, the city’s first international art festival, is held as part of the Creative City Sapporo initiative over a period of 72 days from Saturday, July 19 to Sunday, September 28, 2014, under the stewardship of Guest Director and globally renowned artist Ryuichi Sakamoto. The theme of the event […]  More

2014 Spotlight Hong Kong in Penang

Date: June 5, 2014 - June 7, 2014

2014 Spotlight Hong Kong in Penang

“Spotlight Hong Kong in Penang” (SpHK in Penang) offers a short festival programme of Hong Kong arts and culture events in Penang, Malaysia from 5-7 June, part of a wider cultural exchange programme with cities in Asia. SpHK in Penang aims to build relationships, facilitate cultural exchanges and enable people to share common experiences in […]  More

Posted: May 30, 2014

Across Asia Film Festival in Rome

Date: May 31, 2014 - June 1, 2014

Across Asia Film Festival in Rome

The Across Asia Film Festival 2014 arrives at MAXXI in Rome for two days entirely dedicated to independent Philippine film and culture with screenings and a masterclass on guerrilla low budget film production by Khavn de la Cruz. The first edition of Across Asia Film Festival was presented in Cagliari, Sardinia in May 2013. In […]  More

Posted: May 27, 2014

Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts | London

Date: May 29, 2014 - June 1, 2014

Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts | London

London is hosting a new Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts from 29 May – 1 June. More than 50 events are scheduled with seriously good literature, film, music and performance from two countries at the (cutting) edge of the world. The Australia and New Zealand Festival of Literature and Arts programme […]  More

Posted: May 19, 2014

Festival Croisements 2014

Date: April 11, 2014 - July 10, 2014

Festival Croisements 2014

From 11 April to 10 July, the Croisements Festival of arts, culture and heritage from France plays host to 100 events in more than 40 Chinese cities, and invites nearly 1000 artists engaging in encounters with over a million people. The Croisements Festival aims to dazzle to Chinese audiences with the vitality and creativity of […]  More

Asian Festival of Children’s Content | Singapore

Date: May 30, 2014 - June 4, 2014

Asian Festival of Children's Content | Singapore

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) takes place in Singapore 30 May – 4 June. AFCC brings together content creators and producers with parents, teachers, librarians and anyone interested in quality Asian content for children around the world. The country focus for AFCC 2014 is India – “land of perennial stories” With a mix […]  More

Theater der Welt festival in Mannheim

Date: May 23, 2014 - June 8, 2014

Theater der Welt festival in Mannheim

THEATER DER WELT 2014 international theatre festival takes place in Mannheim, Germany from 23 May to 8 June 2014.  Thirty-three productions by artists from around the world, including Australia, Japan, Germany, Russia, Belgium, UK, France, Spain, Sweden, the Philippines and many more places will be performing in Mannheim. The THEATER DER WELT programme promises an […]  More

Posted: May 2, 2014

Udine Far East Film Festival

Date: April 25, 2014 - May 3, 2014

Udine Far East Film Festival

The 16th edition of Udine Far East Film Festival FEFF opens in Italy 25 April – 3 May and is described as the largest showcase of popular Asian cinema. The film selections for FEFF 2014 come from China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. View the film screening programme and read […]  More

Posted: April 24, 2014

World Book and Copyright Day | 23 April

Date: April 23, 2014

World Book and Copyright Day | 23 April

UNESCO designates 23 April as World Book and Copyright Day. By celebrating this Day throughout the world, UNESCO seeks to promote reading, publishing and the protection of intellectual property through copyright. 23 April is a symbolic date for world literature, since 23 April 1616 was the date of death of Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de […]  More

Manchester | FutureEverything Festival

Venue: Manchester - various venues

Date: March 27, 2014 - April 1, 2014

Manchester | FutureEverything Festival

FutureEverything returns in March 2014, with a two day conference, world premières of participatory artworks, and a city-wide programme of innovative live music. Now in its 19th year, FutureEverything brings people together to discover, share and experience new ideas about the future. Pioneering the idea of a ‘festival as laboratory’, it combines innovative art and […]  More

Posted: March 18, 2014

19th Biennale of Sydney

Date: March 21, 2014 - June 9, 2014

19th Biennale of Sydney

On the theme of ‘You Imagine What You Desire’, the 19th Biennale of Sydney opened in Australia on 21st March and runs till 9th June 2014.  The event has been the subject of major recent controversy with a threatened artist boycott in response to the sponsorship partner, since overturned, a decision now questioned by the […]  More

Jakarta | ASEAN Literary Festival

Date: March 21, 2014 - March 23, 2014

Jakarta | ASEAN Literary Festival

The first ASEAN Literary Festival takes place in Jakarta 21-23 March 2014. This year’s theme of the festival is “Anthems for the Common People”, which is inspired by “Song of the Grassroots” by Indonesia’s abducted and still-missing but influential poet and activist Wiji Thukul. With the theme, ASEAN Literary Festival wants to dedicate itself to […]  More

Posted: March 10, 2014

Poland | 18th ASSITEJ World Congress | theatre for young people conference

Date: May 23, 2014 - May 31, 2014

Poland | 18th ASSITEJ World Congress | theatre for young people conference

Register now for 18th ASSITEJ World Congress in Warsaw, Poland 23-31 May 2014, bringing professionals worldwide who are involved in theatre with children and young people to meet, debate and engage with the theme: “FACING THE AUDIENCE”. The World Congress theme engages with theatre for children and young people that understands the changes its viewers […]  More

Riga 2014 | time lapse video scans the European Capital of Culture

Date: January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014

Riga 2014 | time lapse video scans the European Capital of Culture

If you are thinking of visiting Riga one of the 2014 European Capitals of Culture, check out this brilliant video of time lapse photography which takes you into the heart of the Latvian capital. It makes you want to experience those huge skies and night reflections for real. Start planning your trip to Riga now! […]  More

Posted: February 24, 2014

New Delhi | Street Art Festival

Date: January 18, 2014 - February 28, 2014

New Delhi | Street Art Festival

St.ART Delhi is an urban art festival that brings together some of the best Indian and International street artists for a month of murals, installations, performances, workshops, walks and talks on the streets. The festival runs 18 January – 28 February 2014 and aims to promote street art and graffiti on Indian landscapes, as well […]  More

Bangkok | BUKRUK / Thai – Europe Connection | street art festival

Date: February 16, 2013 - March 17, 2013

Bangkok | BUKRUK / Thai - Europe Connection | street art festival

Bukruk is a one month street art festival in Bangkok with 27 European and Thai artists, 16th February to 17th March, with indoor and outdoor exhibition, concert and live painting.  More

Posted: February 14, 2014

New Zealand International Arts Festival

Date: February 21, 2014 - March 16, 2014

New Zealand International Arts Festival

New Zealand Festival Welcomes the World in 2014 for 24 spectacular days to Wellington, New Zealand (21 Feb – 16 Mar). The programme includes music, theatre, dance, visual arts, film and a Writers Week. Performers and artists from Ireland, the UK, Australia, France, Germany and Spain, among others. In the performing arts, there’s a great […]  More

Posted: February 11, 2014

2014 Hong Kong Arts Festival

Date: February 18, 2014 - March 22, 2014

2014 Hong Kong Arts Festival

The 42nd Hong Kong Arts Festival takes place 18 February – 22 March 2014. The extensive programme features opera, music, theatre and dance, with performers from the Netherlands, France, Russia, Italy, Korea, Scotland, England, Germany, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland, alongside Cantonese Opera and the National Theatre of China. One of the premiere events this year […]  More

Posted: February 10, 2014

2nd Lahore Literary Festival

Date: February 21, 2014 - February 23, 2014

2nd Lahore Literary Festival

The second annual Lahore Literary Festival takes place on Feb 21, 22, and 23. The Lahore Literary Festival celebrates the pure power of the written word and explores the interconnections between literature and art, theater, film, television, journalism, and activism. The festival is held in Pakistan’s creative capital. Lahore has a proud and long tradition […]  More

Posted: February 3, 2014

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