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Festival / Tokyo 2013

Festival / Tokyo 2013

Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Owlspot Theater, Nishi-Sugamo Arts Factory, Theater Green, Asahi Art Square

Date: November 9, 2013 - December 8, 2013

The 2013 edition of Festival / Tokyo takes Travels in Narrative as a theme. Launched in February 2009, F/T is based mainly in the area of Ikebukuro in northwest Tokyo. Over its previous five festivals it has staged 104 productions and 780 performances, achieving audiences of over 260,000 people.  More

Posted: October 10, 2013
France | 12th Biennale de Lyon of Contemporary Art

France | 12th Biennale de Lyon of Contemporary Art

Date: September 12, 2013 - January 5, 2014

Meanwhile … Suddenly and Then …. For the Biennale de Lyon 2013, curator Gunnar B. Kvaran has invited artists from all over the world who work in the narrative field and use art to experiment with the modalities and mechanisms of storytelling. The Biennale runs in Lyon, France from 12 September 2013 to 5 January […]  More

Posted: October 7, 2013

Belgium | europalia.india

Date: October 4, 2013 - January 26, 2014

Belgium | europalia.india

For its 24th biennial, Europalia International will bring India to the heart of Europe. During 4 months (October 4 2013 – January 26 2014) you can discover this mysterious and fascinating country, where different cultures meet, interact and bring about a unique creativity. europalia.india will translate India’s immense cultural wealth into a multidisciplinary programme comprising […]  More

Posted: October 1, 2013

Japan | KOBE Biennale 2013

Date: October 1, 2013 - December 1, 2013

Japan | KOBE Biennale 2013

KOBE Biennale 2013 runs 1 October – 1 December. It aims to use the power of art to inspire people to reconsider and re-evaluate local resources, and to spread the word about the wonderful resources that Kobe has; to serve as a gathering of creative talent; to serve as forum for interaction of Art Culture […]  More

Posted: September 27, 2013

Bali | Ubud Writers and Readers Festival | Asia-Europe Short Story Contest Winners presentation

Date: October 11, 2013 - October 15, 2013

Bali | Ubud Writers and Readers Festival | Asia-Europe Short Story Contest Winners presentation

The 2013 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (11-15 October) brings with it the spirit of coming home, and pulls together the best Indonesian, South East Asian and international voices as it celebrates its 10-year anniversary. The winners of the Asia-Europe Short Story Contest will attend and receive their awards from ASEF. LONG WAY HOME – […]  More

Posted: September 26, 2013

New Zealand | SCAPE 7 Public Art Christchurch Biennal

Date: September 27, 2013 - November 9, 2013

New Zealand | SCAPE 7 Public Art Christchurch Biennal

The SCAPE 7 Public Art Christchurch Biennial will run from September 27-November 9 2013.  The event features commissioned works in the city by artists from New Zealand alongside international artists from Malaysia, Australia and the UK. SCAPE 7 will see the creation of one major legacy (permanent) public artwork, a public art walkway which will […]  More

Posted: September 23, 2013

Hanoi | Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance | festival

Date: September 25, 2013 - September 29, 2013

Hanoi | Europe Meets Asia in Contemporary Dance | festival

“Europe meets Asia in Contemporary Dance” – The Dance Festival is taking place for the third time and is already a major event in the cultural calendar of Hanoi. Received by both media and the public with enthusiasm and applause, this festival has successfully contributed to a growing awareness of contemporary dance in Hanoi since […]  More

Posted: September 20, 2013

Russia | Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

Date: September 20, 2013 - October 20, 2013

Russia | Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

For the 5th Moscow Biennale, the curator of the Main project Catherine de Zegher has selected the topic “More Light”, promoting more enlightened conversation and action, looking for the new ways for mutual understanding between “organisation, artist and audience”. Moscow Biennale runs 20 September – 20 October in various venues across the city. The Moscow […]  More

Posted: September 19, 2013

Cardiff | WOMEX World Music Expo 2013

Date: October 23, 2013 - October 27, 2013

Cardiff | WOMEX World Music Expo 2013

WOMEX is an international networking platform for the world music industry. The annual five-day event comprises a bustling Trade Fair, Showcase Festival, Conference, and Film programme, as well as festive Opening and Award ceremonies. The next edition of WOMEX will take place in Cardiff, Wales, UK, from Wednesday 23 to Sunday 27 October 2013. Celebrating […]  More

Posted: September 19, 2013
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France | World Puppet Theatre Festival

Date: September 20, 2013 - September 29, 2013

France | World Puppet Theatre Festival

The Festival Mondial des Theatres de Marionnettes in Charleville-Mézières in France opens 20-29 September 2013 with performers coming from India, Australia, Russia, China, Korea and all over the world.  The Charleville-Mézières Festival has become the unmissable event for puppeteers, programme planners and visitors worldwide. For ten days, life in the whole town revolves around the festival. […]  More

Posted: September 18, 2013

Festival d’Automne à Paris | Paris Autumn Festival

Date: September 13, 2013 - January 12, 2014

Festival d’Automne à Paris | Paris Autumn Festival

The Festival d’Automne à Paris (Paris Autumn Festival) is a festival of contemporary arts, embracing and combining different art forms – theatre, music, dance, the visual arts and film. The 42nd Edition runs 13 September 2013 – 12 January 2014. The Festival presents works that stand as references, involving approaches of an experimental nature by, […]  More

Posted: September 16, 2013

Barcelona | The Asia Festival of Stage Arts

Date: September 20, 2013 - September 24, 2013

Barcelona | The Asia Festival of Stage Arts

The Asia Festival 2013 runs in Barcelona 20-24 September. It opens with the performance of MIJI, considered one of the most important modern music bands of the Republic of Korea, representatives of the famous k-pop movement that attracts teenagers from this country. The following day, 21st of September, the concert by the Pakistani tabla player […]  More

Posted: September 13, 2013

Sweden | Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art

Date: September 7, 2013 - November 17, 2013

Sweden | Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art

Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (GIBCA) presents international contemporary art. The theme for 2013 is PLAY! Recapturing the Radical Imagination, starting with a desire to investigate and critically reflect on the notions of play and radical imagination, as two important ingredients of the artistic and political discourse. While playfulness seems to have permeated artistic strategies […]  More

Posted: September 11, 2013

Hong Kong | World Cultures Festival 2013

Date: October 18, 2013 - November 17, 2013

Hong Kong | World Cultures Festival 2013

The theme of this year’s World Cultures Festival in Hong Kong will be the arts of the Eastern European region. Running from 18 October to 17 November, the Festival will feature the most representative art forms, artists and arts groups of Eastern European countries, namely, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine. […]  More

Posted: September 9, 2013

China Shanghai International Performing Arts Fair

Date: October 17, 2013 - October 21, 2013

China Shanghai International Performing Arts Fair

As a major part of the China Shanghai International Arts Festival (CSIAF) for 15 years, China Shanghai International Performing Arts Fair (ChinaSPAF) has become the most effective international event so far ever held in China, connecting producers and artists of arts festivals, arts centers, theaters, performing companies, agencies and so on in China, Asia-Pacific region […]  More

Norway | Lofoten International Art Festival

Date: September 6, 2013 - September 29, 2013

Norway | Lofoten International Art Festival

Lofoten International Art Festival – LIAF – is Norway’s only international Art festival and the one with the longest running history, dating back to 1991. LIAF 2013 takes place in Kabelvåg – in the Lofoten archipelago of islands in northern Norway where around 1700 of Lofotens 24 000 inhabitants live. The curatorial attitude of LIAF […]  More

Posted: August 30, 2013

Germany | Ruhr Triennale 2012 – 2014

Date: August 23, 2013 - October 6, 2013

Germany | Ruhr Triennale 2012 - 2014

The Ruhrtriennale is the international arts festival hosted by the Ruhr metropolitan area of Germany, The venues are the region’s outstanding industrial monuments, transformed each year into spectacular sites for music, fine art, theatre, dance, and performance. At the center of all this are contemporary artists seeking a dialogue with industrial spaces and between the […]  More

Posted: August 27, 2013

Australia | Ballarat International Foto Biennale

Date: August 17, 2013 - September 15, 2013

Australia | Ballarat International Foto Biennale

A month-long celebration of photography: 17 August – 15 September 2013 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.  Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2013 will feature an exhibition programme of over 200 artists. The Biennale encompasses a Core exhibition program of selected leading Australian and international photographers alongside an open entry Fringe exhibition program. These exhibitions are complemented by […]  More

Posted: August 2, 2013

China | 5th Dali International Photography Festival

Date: August 1, 2013 - August 5, 2013

China | 5th Dali International Photography Festival

The 5th Dali International Photography Exhibition with its theme of “Life Is Elsewhere” opens in the historic and scenic city of Dali, Southwest China’s Yunnan Province. More than 4000 photographic works, and over 100 renowned Chinese and international photographers will participate. The festival is one of the most influential photography events in Asia. The five-day […]  More

Posted: July 31, 2013

Japan | Aichi Triennale 2013

Date: August 10, 2013 - October 27, 2013

Japan | Aichi Triennale 2013

Aichi Triennale 2013 opens in Japan on 10 August and runs until 27 October. The highly-anticipated international arts festival, held every three years, returns for its second showing with the theme of “Awakening – Where Are We Standing? – Earth, Memory and Resurrection.” 76 artists and groups from Japan and abroad will take part in […]  More

Posted: July 25, 2013

Switzerland | Zürcher Theater Spektakel festival

Date: August 15, 2013 - September 1, 2013

Switzerland | Zürcher Theater Spektakel festival

The 2013 performing arts festival Zürcher Theater Spektakel in Zurich, Switzerland features an array of performers from Asia, including India, Korea, Myanmar and Philippines. The international programme includes performers from Europe and beyond. Dance and performance programme includes: Surjit Nongmeikapam from Manipur, Sung-Im Her & Su-Mi Jang from Korea, Moe Satt from Myanmar (image), Eisa […]  More

Posted: July 22, 2013

MUSLIHAT OK. Video | 6th Jakarta International Video Festival

Venue: Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta

Date: September 5, 2013 - September 15, 2013

MUSLIHAT OK. Video | 6th Jakarta International Video Festival

This year, MUSLIHAT OK. Video – 6th Jakarta International Video Festival, a biennial international video festival held since 2003 by ruangrupa, a contemporary art organization in Jakarta, will present various works of deception in outsmarting the video and moving images technology. A product of technology was created by the industry with its limitation in design, […]  More

Posted: July 17, 2013

Singapore | World Architecture Festival

Date: October 2, 2013 - October 4, 2013

Singapore | World Architecture Festival

The world’s largest festival and live awards for the global architecture community: debate, learn and be inspired – time to plan your trip to the World Architecture Festival in Singapore, 2-4 October 2013. Check out the WAF 2013 awards shortlist – just announced! Sou Fujimoto,  designer of London Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013, is a WAF […]  More

Posted: July 12, 2013

Kuala Lumpur | 8th International Dance Festival Tari ’13

Date: July 3, 2013 - July 7, 2013

Kuala Lumpur | 8th International Dance Festival Tari '13

Tari ‘13 – Dancing Across Borders 8th INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL@ASWARA brings respected members of the international dance community to Malaysia in an intense five days of dance (3-7 July 2013). The 8th International Dance Festival is here again after a 7-year hiatus. This edition will bring respected members of the international dance fraternity to Kuala […]  More

Posted: June 26, 2013

Amsterdam | Julidans Summer Festival for International Dance

Date: July 2, 2013 - July 13, 2013

Amsterdam | Julidans Summer Festival for International Dance

Julidans presents daring, cutting edge and leading dance performances from around the world at the Summer Festival for International Dance in Amsterdam. This edition, the Grand Masters and Enfants Terribles of modern dance will gather to tell you their personal stories.  2013 festival welcomes performances from China, Bangladesh, Europe and other parts of the world. […]  More

Posted: June 25, 2013

#Word – A Cooler Lumpur Festival | international literary debates

Date: June 21, 2013 - June 23, 2013

#Word - A Cooler Lumpur Festival | international literary debates

#Word – A Cooler Lumpur Festival runs in Kuala Lumpur 21-23 June at MYT. Several debates are included that are part of the Edinburgh World Writers Conference, on themes of Should Literature Be Political?, A National Literature and Censorship Today. Summer 2013 will mark the inaugural edition of #Word, Malaysia’s first – and only – […]  More

Posted: June 15, 2013

London | Yoko Ono curates Meltdown Festival | retrospective exhibition in Denmark

Date: June 14, 2013 - September 29, 2013

London | Yoko Ono curates Meltdown Festival | retrospective exhibition in Denmark

Curating Meltdown in its 20th-anniversary year, the iconic musician and artist Yoko Ono follows in the footsteps of music’s biggest names at London’s South Bank Centre 14-23 June. Ono, who turned 80 in February, is having an incredibly busy year. Her retrospective Half-A-Wind Show is touring major museums across Germany, Denmark, Austria and Spain. Numerous […]  More

Posted: June 6, 2013

Malaysia | George Town Festival 2013

Date: June 7, 2013 - July 7, 2013

Malaysia | George Town Festival 2013

George Town Festival (GTF) is a month-long celebration of art, music, theatre, dance, opera and film to commemorate George Town’s inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage listing on 7 July, 2008. Each year since 2010, GTF transforms George Town into an exciting and unique platform for the arts, heritage and culture. The unique appeal of […]  More

Memory! International Film Heritage Festival | Phnom Penh

Venue: Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center

Date: June 1, 2013 - June 9, 2013

Memory! International Film Heritage Festival | Phnom Penh

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), through its film website film.culture360.org, supports the MEMORY! International Heritage Film Festival between 1-9 June 2013 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  More

Posted: May 28, 2013

Berlin | Asia-Pacific Weeks 2013

Date: June 5, 2013 - June 14, 2013

Berlin | Asia-Pacific Weeks 2013

The 9th Asia-Pacific Weeks Berlin in 2013 will focus on Smart Cities. Metropolises will continue to increase in global importance. The challenges in store for cities in the 21st century demand smart and creative solutions – in Berlin as well as in the growing megacities of Asia. Asia Pacific Weeks Berlin runs 5 -14 June […]  More

Posted: May 22, 2013

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