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Tomorrow 23/11 will mark the start of Module III of the Festival Production Management Training.

On Friday 23 November, The Festival Academy (an initiative of the European Festivals Association – EFA) will welcome 11 participants from 10 different nationalities in Santarcangelo, Italy, home of the partner of this edition: Santarcangelo dei Teatri running the oldest Italian festival dedicated to the contemporary performing arts and one of the most significant in the European context of theatre and dance, Santarcangelo Festival. Module III is supported by ItaliaFestival, a member of EFA.

During the 3 days of the concluding Module III of the Festival Production Management Training participants have the opportunity to reflect upon their placements in festivals worldwide, the challenges faced, the skills learned, and what they wish to improve still, guided and inspired by Roy Luxford, facilitator and Programme Director Edinburgh International Festival and two mentors present throughout: Roberto Naccari - General Manager Santarcangelo Festival,  Han Van Poucke - Head of Production Holland Festival. Furthermore participants will discover the behind the scenes of the renomated Santarcangelo Festival, meet many guest speakers - festival organisers, curators and artists from the large region -, attend performances and visit venues both in town as during a fieldtrip to Ravenna.

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In the meantime you can find out more about the next edition of the Festival Production Management Training here. The 4th edition will start with Module I taking place in Antwerp, Belgium, 16 -19 January 2019, organised in partnership with deSingel International Arts Campus. There are still a couple of places let, so motivated production managers are invited to apply still here