Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Gwangju - Call for Application

28. November 2014

Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Gwangju

31 August – 6 September 2015


Are you part of the next generation of artistic festival directors? Do you want to broaden your programming skills and be inspired by experienced leaders in the field? Do you want to join a new network of future festival leaders worldwide?


The Atelier for Young Festival Managers is an intense 7-day training programme addressed at emerging artistic festival directors or those who aspire to get involved in programming or in related departments within a festival. Ten renowned festival directors will guide 45 participants from the region and from all over the world through the training programme in this special context of a very ambitious and momentous art project in Korea.

The Atelier is guided by the motto “The true role of a festival is to help artists to dare, to engage in new projects,” quote from Bernard Faivre d’Arcier, President of the Lyon Biennial.


The application form must be submitted by 12 January 2015. All information on the Atelier, selection criteria, application procedure and application form can be found on the Atelier website.