Dec 222014
Spots op West 2015: Observers' Form goes online

The Spots op West 2015 Form for Observers who wish to attend the Spots op West 2015 Festival and the aita/iata Forum and General Assembly is now online. Delegates selected by their aita/iata National Centres to attend have received a separate Delegate Form. If you wish to be an Observer and attend multiple performances at the [...]

Dec 152014
Progress 2015: 22nd International Amateur Theatre Festival, Pápa, Hungary, 2 - 5 July 2015

The aita/iata National Centre, Hungary, together with the organisers of the festival are proud to announce that the prestigious and internationally acclaimed theatre festival in the name of István Horváth Junior formerly held in Kazincbarcika has found a new home in Pápa, West Hungary. The predecessor of this international festival was traditionally a competitive meeting [...]

Dec 132014
New aita/iata Associate: The Masks Hall, Georgia

aita/iata is delighted to welcome a new Associate, The Masks Hall from Tbilisi, Georgia. Their application to aita/iata has been made by Zurab Khvedelidze, President of The Masks Hall and the Director of Bolnisi Amateur Theater. The Masks Hall is a Georgian Amateur Theater association which unites many Georgian amateur theatres.

Nov 242014
aita/iata World Festival of Children's Theatre: Play! A Symposium, 10 - 12 June 2016, Stratford, Ontario, Canada

Please note the more recent post above and HERE with revised dates and details. From Pat Quigley and Glenys McQueen-Fuentes, Co-Chairs of Play! A Symposium Greetings from the organisers of the 14th World Festival of Children’s Theatre You are invited to participate in the upcoming Play! A Symposium, 10 – 12 June 2016 in Stratford, Ontario, [...]

Nov 202014
RÍGA SPÉLÉ TEÁTRI, Latvia, 3 Oct - 2 Nov 2014: Report from Joke Elbers

Joke Elbers has written a brief report on her recent visit to the RÍGA SPÉLÉ TEÁTRI Festival, held in the VEF Palace of Culture, Ropažu Street, Riga, Latvia. The National Centre of Latvia  - Latvijas Amatieru Teatru Asociacija – is headed by President Ms. Inguna Gremze. Latvia is a member of NEATA – the aita/iata Region covering the [...]

Nov 192014
AITA/IATA asbl Electoral Process and Timetable for elections in July 2015

The deadline for the call for candidates for the AITA/IATA asbl posts of Vice President and English Speaking Secretary was 31 October 2014. The notice was sent out on 26 September 2014. At the meeting of the aita/iata Council in Peligros, Spain on 14 and 15 November, it was agreed that one valid nomination had [...]

Nov 162014
aita/iata Council meets in Peligros, Spain 14 & 15 November 2014

The aita/iata Council (EB and Regional Representatives) met in Peligros, Spain at the kind invitation of the aita/iata National Centre of Spain – CETA (Confederación Española de Teatro Amateur). While in Spain, Council were delighted to personally congratulate the new President of the Spanish National Centre, Sylvana Gross-Melzer and to thank outgoing President Jorge Crespi, aita/iata [...]

Nov 142014
20th aita/iata Drama in Education Conference 27 March - 1 April 2015

Sharing the World – Migration and Interculturality The 2015 Drama in Education Conference will take place, as usual in Retzhof Castle, Styria, Austria. The deadline for applications to be returned is 15 December 2014 The conference will aim to address current social issues caused by migration. In practical workshops, lectures and plenary sessions, specific issues [...]