Sunday, 25th – Friday, 30h of March 2018

 

Apply until 15th of February 2018

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INVITATION for the international WALDONI CIRCUS Festival 2018

Would you like to meet other young artists, who are as enthusiastic about circus as you are? Do you want to train together and take part in various workshops to get to know other genres? Would you like to present your circus and yourself to a large audience and a professional jury? And finally, do you want to win a prize? Then apply to participate in the Waldoni Circus Festival - now!

The International Waldoni Circus Festival is destined for circus-loving kids and young adults from Germany, Europe and all over the world who attend an amateur youth circus. Additionally to the competition and the appealing attractive prizes, focus is put on exchange, getting to know each other and practicing together.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Application for the Waldoni Circus Festival is open for kids and young adults up to the age of 23, who are part of an amateur youth circus.

Every circus can apply with up to two acts, in the category “below 16” and “above 16”, respectively.

The Waldoni Circus Festival is an amateur competition; therefore, professional artists are excluded from participating.

 HOW TO APPLY

In order to participate in the Waldoni Circus Festival, please fill in the application form on our website by February 15th 2018 (at the latest). This year, your video must be uploaded to either Youtube or Vimeo. No Dropbox, WeTransfer or similar Upload service. The video must be available for online viewing (public). Your act can only be considered if we have a working videolink before the application deadline. The Waldoni Circus Festival selection committee will then select the participants from all available applications. By February 25th, 2018 all chosen participants will be invited to the Waldoni Circus Festival.

WHAT ARE THE COSTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE CIRCUS WALDONI FESTIVAL?

The attendance fee amounts to 70,00 € per participant. Travel costs can’t be refunded. 

The fee includes room (in our facilities – please bring your own sleeping bag and mat) and board (breakfast, lunch, dinner), workshops and, moreover, collective practice with a professional choreographer and T-Shirt.


PRIZES - AWARDS

The following prizes can be won in the Waldoni Circus Festival:

1. Main Price (ü16) - 1000,00 €
2. Main Price (ü16) - 1000,00 €
Young Talent price (u16) - 500,00 €
Waldoni Special Price - 500,00 €
Special Price - 500,00 €
Special Price  - 500,00 €
Audience Special Price- 500,00 €

The international Jury consists of professional artists and circus pedagogues. It awards innovative acts, which beyond technique create pictures or tell stories.

TIME TABLE FOR THE FESTIVAL

Sunday, 25.03.2018  – Arrival, viewing of the grounds and tent, time for exchange and practice.
Monday, 26.03.2018 – Developing a collective entrée and finale with all participants directed by a professional choreographer, workshops, time for practice, exchange, light rehearsal. In case of interest, a guided tour to Darmstadt is possible.
Tuesday, 27.03.2018 - Developing a collective entrée and finale with all participants directed by a professional choreographer, workshops, time for practice, exchange, light rehearsal. In case of interest, a guided tour to castle “Frankenstein” is possible.
Wednesday, 28.03.2018– Working the entrée and finale with all participants.
In the evening: Competition-Show in the Waldoni tent.
Thursday, 29.03.2018 – Gala-Show, winner announcement and award ceremony.
Friday, 30.03.2018 – Departure

With your invitation you will receive a detailed agenda.

APPLICATION

Application Deadline is over.

 TENT DIMENSIONS

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If you have any questions or special requests for your act, please contact us. Please note that our arena is carpeted.