ASSITEJ are holding their 2017 Congress and Festival in Cape Town, S Africa. It is based in the building of AITA/IATA Associate Artscape and President Rob Van Genechten is attending. While there he will meet representatives of SANCTA,
AITA/IATA asbl welcomes its 4th Associate from India – the Academy of Performing Arts from Thoubal, Manipur. This non-profit organisation covers a wide spectrum of arts – theatre, folk music and dance, and traditional (Thang-Ta) martial arts and they offer workshops, training and theory on these skills.
The 2017 Drama in Education Congress is over and Dagmar Hoefferer-Brunthaler, Chair of IDEA, Austria reports on a highly successful event. Make a note of the next one - 12-17 April 2019. Challenging situations in and outside pedagogical environments seems to be more and more normal. It might be a challenging way of teaching an issue, [...]
The German National Centre BDAT is proud to celebrate its 125th Anniversary. The event is celebrated on its website with words of congratulation and support from many people from around the world including AITA/IATA President Rob Van Genechten. The statements are led by Simon Isser, President of the Confederation of German Amateurs as follows:
AITA/IATA Associate Mitrix Culture invite you to attend their Youth Summer School in Peja in the beautiful Rugova Mountains of Kosovo. The school is for those aged 18 – 31 and will run from 3 – 10 July 2017. The Fee is Euro 500 which includes accommodation, food and ‘school materials’. Participants will be collected on [...]
Ron Dodson, co-organiser of the 2016 AITA/IATA World Festival of Children’s Theatre, has provided copies of a Final Report from the organizers of the 14th World Festival of Children’s Theatre. Ron and the WFCT team undertook this work so that anyone who wishes to hold a children’s festival has information to which they can refer.
PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED BY ONE MONTH TO MAY 25 (POST) OR MAY 30 (ELECTRONIC). Janos Regos, of the National Centre of Hungary announces Progress Sopron International Festival taking place in September. Sopron is in NW Hungary close to the Austrian border. Progress Sopron is Hungary’s most important International Amateur Theatre Festival.
AITA/IATA asbl is delighted to welcome a new Associate, Friends Nation, the first in Zimbabwe. We were approached by Warren Usaihwevhu from the organisation. Warren said that he had an organisation working on representing amateur theatre. He noted that there was still much to learn and he wanted to create a direct link with AITA/IATA.