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Festival Readings Sochi, 16-18 February 2018

12 February 2018

The Festival Academy (an initiative of the European Festivals Association - EFA) organises the 8th edition of the Festival Readings, for the 3rd time taking place in Sochi, Russia from 16-18 February 2018, in collaboration with the Winter International Arts Festival.

During three days, three high-level festival makers will reflect on artistic festival management issues in public lectures and open debates, offering the participants ample opportunity to gain first-hand professional insights and practical behind-the-scenes experiences before attending performances during the evening programme of the festival. 

All partners involved are delighted to welcome the following speakers, who will be amongst us for the full three days:

Tom Creed, Theatre and Opera Director, Festival Organiser - Ireland

Bernard Faivre d’Arcier, President Lyon Biennial and former long-standing Director Festival d’Avignon - France

Kim Whitener, Producing Director HERE Arts Center in New York City – USA

More information on this edition can be found on our website, as well as about the 9th edition, coming up soon and taking place in Mechelen, Belgium from 27-29 April 2018, in collaboration with Festival of Flanders Mechelen / Lunalia.