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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

Shortlist 2019

Theatertreffen der Jugend

Out of a total of 91 applications 16 theatre groups have been nominated for the 40th Theatertreffen der Jugend’s shortlist. In the following month the Theatertreffen der Jugend jury will be viewing the 16 productions. The final decision will be announced in early April.
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Theatertreffen der Jugend

24. May – 1 June 2019

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

20 – 27 September 2019

For young people who tried out contemporary dance as a means of expression in their productions.
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Treffen junge Musik-Szene

6 – 11 November 2019

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

14 – 18 November 2019

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