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   18 december 2018

   Cristina ghinea

Registrations for the Sibiu Performing Arts Market Are Now Open
Discounted participation fee until 31 January 2019

The organisers of the Sibiu International Theatre Festival have opened registrations for the 23rd edition of the Sibiu Performing Arts Market, which is to take place in 17-22 June 2019, in the framework of FITS. Registration will be open until 31 March 2019, and those who register until 31 January 2019 will benefit from a discounted participation fee. The Market, an associated structure of the Sibiu International Theatre Festival, is an important cultural network, the only one of its kind in Romania, addressed to all performing arts professionals and facilitating relations between festivals and artists, independent companies and state institutions.

For full information about registration periods, types of packages and organizers’ recommendations, access the Sibiu Performing Arts Market section on the official website of FITS. For all those interested in taking part in The Market, The Participant’s Guide contains full information and recommendations on how to correctly fill in the Registration Form, as well as on how to elaborate a professional kit to present your cultural offer. If you are interested in establishing new professional contacts with national and international guests or in presenting your activity in front of a specialized audience, you can register by filling in the Registration Form, in Romanian or English, on the official Festival website.

The programme of the 2019 Performing Arts Market includes some of the most popular events of the recent years, such as “Talking Festivals”, “Conference on European Capitals of Culture”, “Cultural Conversations”, and “Speed Networking”.

The Sibiu Performing Arts Market - a unique event in Central and South-Eastern Europe
The Sibiu Performing Arts Market provides an opportunity to meet performing arts professionals, producers, event organizers, financers, and promoters of quality artistic creations, and last but not least, a good occasion to explore possibilities for cooperation and to organize international tours. The activities organized during The Market - presentations, conferences, workshops, meetings, socialization actions - are a chance to meet local and international artists, to promote your productions and to extend your contact list.

In its 22 years of existence, the Sibiu Performing Arts Market has placed Sibiu and Romania on the map of the most important arts markets in the world, as the only event of the kind in Central and South-Eastern Europe. The cultural value of The Market is reflected in the international collaborations and partnerships that it has had over the years with the world’s best performing arts markets and networks, including: CINARS (Canada), Tokyo Performing Arts Market (Japan), Performing Arts Market Seoul (South Korea), Rideau (Canada), International Society for Performing Arts Hong Kong (Hong Kong), The Performing Arts Market in Singapore, Australian Performing Arts Market (Australia), Freiburg Bourse (Germany), Thun International Directory of Performing Arts Collections and Institutions (Switzerland), Zurich Performing Arts (Switzerland), La Red – The Network of Cultural Promoters of Latin America and the Caribbean, Market for African Performing Arts Market (Abidjan, Ivory Coast), Performing Arts Network of South Africa (South Africa), Moscow International Performing Arts Market (Russia), Western Alliance of Arts Administrators (WAAA, USA), Northeast State Performing Arts Centre (USA).