Atelier Düsseldorf/Theater der Welt: The sustainability of festivals in and beyond a time of COVID-19

19 June 21

In the framework of our Atelier Düsseldorf/Theater der Welt 2021, you are invited to be part of a must-see series of livestreams with inspiring experts from different countries and continents discussing crucial matters to the arts & festivals community! This session took place on 19 June at 12:00 (CEST).

This inspiring panel focuses on “The sustainability of festivals in a time of COVID-19”:

  • How has Covid-19 impacted the funding of festivals?
  • What new business and partnership models are emerging for the sustainability of festivals?
  • What are the key challenges to monetise online festivals and distribution of the arts, and what are some of most successful models to have emerged in the last 18 months?
  • How has Covid-19 impacted on environmental sustainability? Are there new models being explored on that level?

With speakers:

  • Brett Pyper (ZA)
  • Carmen Olaechea (AG)
  • Rashmi Dhanwani (IN)
  • Stefan Fischer-Fels (DE)