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National Contests

The national contests hosted by Berliner Festspiele are aimed at young people between the ages of 11 and 21 who are active in the fields of theatre, dance, music and literature.
About the national contests

Key visual Tanztreffen der Jugend 2020

Tanztreffen der Jugend

18 – 25 September 2020

For young people who tried out contemporary dance as a means of expression in their productions.

Congratulations to the ensembles who were selected by the jury to take part in the 7th Tanztreffen der Jugend from a total of 51 submissions.

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Treffen junger Autor*innen

12 – 16 November 2020

For young people who want to express themselves or something else in their own words, in prose, poetry, drama or in free form.

The winners of the 35th Treffen junger Autor*innen have been chosen. Out of a total of 668 applications the jury selected 21 young authors. Their prize is an invitation to the Treffen junger Autor*innen with readings, workshop etc.

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Key visual Treffen junger Autor*innen 2020
Key visual Treffen junger Musik-Szene 2020

Treffen junge Musik-Szene

25 – 30 November 2020

For young people who connect their own texts and their own music in bands, duos or as singer-songwriters.

Congratulations to the bands and soloists, who were selected by the jury to take part in the 37th Treffen junge Musik-Szene from a total of 98 submissions.

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Theatertreffen der Jugend

22 – 30 May 2020

For young people who created own productions at school or in theatre groups.

Applications for 2021 will be possible again from October.

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Key visual Theatertreffen der Jugend 2020

Mailing List

Join the mailing list of the national contests of the Berliner Festspiele. We will then remind you of the desired start and/or closing date.
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