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Brisbane | World Theatre Festival 2014

Brisbane | World Theatre Festival 2014

Date: February 13, 2014 - February 23, 2014

Running over 11 days from 13-23 February 2014, World  Theatre Festival (WTF) is a festival of performance – Brisbane Powerhouse’s iconic global contemporary performance event where culture and spectacle collide. Featuring works that challenge the traditional definitions of theatre, WTF14 brings together a worldly ensemble of irreverent, iconoclastic performance artists unlike any other. Programme includes: Abandon […]  More

Posted: January 29, 2014
Copenhagen | Wondercool Cultural February 2014

Copenhagen | Wondercool Cultural February 2014

Date: February 1, 2014 - February 28, 2014

Wondercool is a great cultural partnership event that installs a Cultural February in chilly Copenhagen for the whole of the winter month. Nine festivals and institutions join forces to bring you events that will tempt the ears, delight the taste buds and indulge the aesthetic senses. Visitors will have the chance to sample a cocktail […]  More

Posted: January 27, 2014

Mumbai | Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2014

Date: February 1, 2014 - February 9, 2014

Mumbai | Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2014

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, now in its 16th year, is a community celebration of the arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District.  The Festival has grown into a hugely successful event, drawing over 150,000 people from all over the city and visitors to 350 […]  More

Toulouse | Festival Made in Asia | focus on Viet Nam

Date: January 30, 2014 - February 15, 2014

Toulouse | Festival Made in Asia | focus on Viet Nam

Since 2008, the festival Made in Asia offers an opportunity to discover the cultures of Asia, by inviting to Toulouse artists and high level cultural specialists from Asia. In 2014, the Made in Asia Festival discovers Viet Nam, as part of the Year of Viet Nam in France. With a strong programming of arts and […]  More

Posted: January 10, 2014

Mandalay | Irrawaddy Literature Festival 2014

Date: February 14, 2014 - February 16, 2014

Mandalay | Irrawaddy Literature Festival 2014

Following the success of the inaugural Irrawaddy Literature Festival in Yangon, the ILF 2014 heads to Mandalay for Myanmar’s next literary event from 14-16 February 2014. The Irrawaddy Literary Festival 2014 will be held in the grounds of the magnificent Kuthodaw Pagoda in Mandalay. The world’s largest book, inscribed on 729 white marble tablets, dots the […]  More

Posted: January 9, 2014

Karachi Literature Festival

Venue: Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi

Date: February 7, 2014 - February 9, 2014

Karachi Literature Festival

The Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) in Pakistan was launched in 2010 and is open to all and free. In 2014, the 5th KLF runs 7-9 February. It brings together and celebrates authors writing in diverse languages, genres and traditions and features debates, discussions, lectures, mushairah, a book fair, book launches, readings, signings, comedy, satire, theatre […]  More

Posted: January 6, 2014

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2014

Date: January 8, 2014 - January 19, 2014

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2014

The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2014 explores and exults in the different aspects of the relationship between ‘Art and the People’ and runs 8-19 January in various venues across the city.  The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2014 marks the 10th year that The Necessary Stage (TNS) and M1 have been presenting the festival to the […]  More

Amsterdam | Murakami Festival

Date: January 11, 2014

Amsterdam | Murakami Festival

The Dutch literary magazine Das Magazin turns Amsterdam into a gigantic Murakami reading club. On Saturday the 11th of January the Murakami Festival will take place in venues across the city.  Join the Murakami reading club! A month before the festival, five hundred readers will receive Murakami’s newest book, a month before it will be […]  More

Posted: January 2, 2014

India | Jaipur Literature Festival

Date: January 17, 2014 - January 21, 2014

India | Jaipur Literature Festival

DSC Jaipur Literature Festival is the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific, and the most prestigious celebration of national and international literature to be held in India. 2014 Jaipur Literature Festival takes place 17-21 January 2014. JLF encompasses a range of readings, talks, debates, performances, children’s workshops and interactive activities held in the beautiful heritage property, […]  More

Posted: December 30, 2013

Shenzhen | 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture

Date: December 6, 2013 - February 28, 2014

Shenzhen | 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture

The 2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) opened on 6th December in Shenzhen, China and runs to 28 February 2014. Adhering to his manifesto statement of “Biennale as risk”, the Creative Director and Co-Curator of the Biennale, Dutch curator Ole Bouman has overseen the transformation of a derelict Shenzhen glass factory into a ‘Value Factory’, […]  More

Posted: December 9, 2013

Hanoi New Music Festival

Date: November 30, 2013 - December 8, 2013

Hanoi New Music Festival

The Hanoi New Music Festival is the first ever experimental music festival to be held in Vietnam. From November 30th to December 8th 2013, the festival is a focal point for both emerging and established local and international experimental musicians. The aim of the Hanoi New Music Festival is to present outstanding international productions as […]  More

Posted: December 1, 2013

Malaysia | George Town Literary Festival 2013

Date: November 29, 2013 - December 1, 2013

Malaysia | George Town Literary Festival 2013

George Town Literary Festival on the theme The Ties That Bind will be held over three days (29 November to 1 December 2013) in the historic city of George Town, Penang. The Festival will host 18 acclaimed writers from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, India, Australia, Italy, Malaysia, the United States and Canada. The inaugural festival […]  More

Posted: November 8, 2013

Berlin | Cyberfest 2013 | international cyber art festival

Date: November 13, 2013 - November 17, 2013

Berlin | Cyberfest 2013 | international cyber art festival

Held annually since 2007, CYBERFEST is the first and biggest festival for technologically-based art in Russia. For the first time, CYBERFEST 2013 moves from St Petersburg to Berlin for the festival 13-17 November, strengthening interntional cultural exchange between Art and Technology creatives. A moment of change… Art & Tech innovators unite to share history and […]  More

Posted: November 6, 2013

Singapore Biennale 2013

Date: October 26, 2013 - February 16, 2014

Singapore Biennale 2013

Against a backdrop of past and continuous change in Southeast Asia, artists have been reflecting, mediating, envisioning, and making propositions. If The World Changed, the title of the 4th Singapore Biennale (26 October – 16 February), is an invitation to artists to respond to and reconsider the worlds we live in, and the worlds we […]  More

Posted: October 25, 2013

Tokyo Designers Week 2013

Date: October 26, 2013 - November 4, 2013

Tokyo Designers Week 2013

TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK (26 October – 4 November 2013) is an international design event that gathers the excellent design and art from all over the world in areas close to our every-day lives, such as architecture, interior, product design, graphic design and art. The winners will be announced for the Asia Awards, the Asia Awards […]  More

Posted: October 23, 2013

London | South Asian Literature Festival

Date: October 23, 2013 - November 1, 2013

London | South Asian Literature Festival

The South Asian Literature Festival, London’s premier event for writing and discussion on the Indian Sub-continent returns to the capital for the fourth consecutive year from October 23rd to November 1st 2013. Major themes this year include Indo-Caribbean literature, the ‘Other’ in Asian Britain, Partition and Mythology. The Festival opens with a look at Asian […]  More

Posted: October 22, 2013

Kyoto Experiment 2013 | international performing arts festival

Date: September 28, 2013 - October 27, 2013

Kyoto Experiment 2013 | international performing arts festival

Kyoto Experiment 2013 international performing arts festival runs in September/October 2013. Kyoto Experiment is celebrating its 4th year. It brings together cutting edge performing arts and artists from Brazil, Germany, England, Argentina as well as Japan. Encountering unconventional work that expands existing notions and genres is at the heart of this experiment. In addition to […]  More

Posted: October 11, 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

Festival / Tokyo 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

Date: September 12, 2013 - January 5, 2014

France | 12th Biennale de Lyon of Contemporary Art

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

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