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NEW DATES: 7 - 13 August 2021. 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 between 7 - 13 August 2021.

Call for applications is now re-opened!

Do you want to become part of a festival makers’ global community now counting more than 700 festival leaders? 

Are you a critical thinker who wants to meet up with both emerging and expert festival leaders, cultural activists and artists to reflect for 7 days on the role of festivals in today’s world? Then just come and ‘do’ it at Atelier Kampala 2021!

Call for applications is now re-opened!

Apply here by 15 December 2020! 

Faisal Kiwewa, Executive Director Bayimba Foundation - Uganda

The concept of having young arts and festival managers from around the world in one space - learning, sharing and discussing about their festivals and working jointly on future initiatives - is a great opportunity Bayimba will bring to East Africa in partnership with The Festival Academy.

The Atelier for Young Festival Managers - Kampala 2021 is part of the EFA RISE project implemented with the support of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.