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The incredible Mittelfest stage in Piazza Duomo

Mittelfest is Disordini: it begins with the incredible opening concert Happy Concert on July 19, with the exceptional encounter between Lucy Landymor, the duo Igudesman & Joo, and the symphonic breath of the FVG Orchestra.

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Mittelfest ticket office opens!

Ticket office open from Thursday 13 June for subscriptions
to Tuesday 18 June sales open for all tickets!
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Here is the Mittelfest and Mittelyoung 2024 programme!
The opening of the Ticket Office is coming up

The programme of Mittelfest and Mittelyoung Disordiniis online!
On 13 June the ticket office for all tickets and the information office will open.
From 18 June the ticket office will open for all tickets.

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MITTELFEST DISORDINI
16-18 July Mittelyoung
19-28 July Mittelfest

Mittelfest, now in its 33rd edition, closes the ‘trilogy of chaos’ and, after ‘the Unexpected’ (Imprevisti) and ‘the Inevitable’ (Inevitabile), explores the theme of DISORDERS (DISORDINI), and how to find new paths
Read the press release HERE

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Margherita Vicario
in concert with Orchestra La Corelli

The Mittelfest2024 closing concert on Sunday 28 July at 21.30 on the stage of Piazza Duomo in Cividale
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Mittelfest: Press Conference

Discover the awaited programme for Mittelfest and Mittelyoung Disorders!

Follow the streaming on Wednesday 29 May at 11.30 a.m., live from Palazzo della Regione FVG

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The Emperor’s Tomb
by Joseph Roth

Debuts on Saturday 11 May 2024 at the Verdi Theatre in Gorizia the first performance of Inabili alla morte/Nezmožni umreti.
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Open Call mittelyoung 2024 closed

Record participation with 250 applications from 27 countries. Work moves immediately to the under-30 curatorial team to create the mitteloyung2024 playbill, to be staged from 16 to 18 July 2024
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Art Bonus 2024 competition

All the projects for the 8th edition of the Art Bonus 2024 competition are online, and Mittelfest is among them in the category performing arts: projects supporting performing arts organisations and activities.
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Mittelfest for GO! 2025 Inabili alla morte/Nezmožni umreti

A trilogy starting from Joseph Roth’s The Emperor’s Tomb, to explore the remains of a border from its roots.

3 theatre performances, 3 Italian and 3 Slovenian radio dramas, 1 documentary and 1 Italian and 1 Slovenian book: different languages and two languages for Inabili alla morte/Nezmožni umreti !

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Wednesday 17 January: Press Conference to present the Project…?

Follow the Press Conference live streaming from Piccolo Teatro Grassi in Milan at 11.30 and discover the Association’s new project!
Commissioned at Mittelfest by Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia and accepted in the official programme by GO!2025 and realised in co-production with SNG Nova Gorica.

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Open Call mittelyoung 2024

The Open Call is open for theatre, music, dance and circus for UNDER30 artists, companies or collectives from 27 Central European and Balkan countries

9 selected shows at mittelyoung Disordini (Disorders) July 16-18, 2024
top 3 in mittelfest Disordini (Disorders) July 21-30, 2024

Deadline February 14, 2024: send your application to mittelyoung@mittelfest.org

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Unveils the theme of the 2024 edition

Disorders: this is the theme for the 33rd edition of Mittelfest and the 4th of Mittelyoung. New also for the special project supported by and for GO!2025

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The East Side of the Stage

The dramaturgical research project – also hosted in Cividale and in partnership with Mittelfest – has opened up a new and unprecedented space for artistic collaboration between Italy and the Balkans through numerous dramaturgical residencies.

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Mittelfest 2023 wins over the audience

The 32nd edition of Mittelfest came to a close: it welcomed a large and enthusiastic audience that responded promptly to the challenge of the INEVITABLE.

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The Mittelfest Inevitabile ticket office is opening!

Opening of the ticket office for the eagerly awaited edition of Mittelfest 2023.
Great news with new and more convenient subscription types, the inevitable return of the Family Project and much more. Read more

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The great return of Mittelfest in Piazza Duomo

Mittelfest is INEVITABLE: it starts with the incredible opening concert Janoska Style Goes Symphonic, premiering on 21 July, with the exceptional encounter between the Austro-Slovak Janoska Ensemble and the symphonic breath of the FVG Orchestra

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Mittelyoung 2023 has its winners: they will return to the Mittelfest stage from 21 to 30 July

The third edition of Mittelyoung, Europe’s most under-30 festival, has come to an end. Of the 9 selected shows, 3 were chosen by the under-30 curators to return to the Mittelfest stage in July.
Also on the bill was the winner of Carinthischer Sommer Music festival Under30

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Waiting for the great conclusion of Mitteyoung 2023

Last day of Europe’s most under-30 festival: Lay Bare, The Honey Maker and Hrudja. A day of Dance, Theatre and Music with the best new talents from Mitteleuropa. Find out more

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Mittelyoung is here! First step: SNG Nova Gorica

Cividale del Friuli and Nova Gorica, Italy and Slovenia. Mittelyoung, the Mittelfest project dedicated to European artists under 30, will raise the curtain on the third edition from the Small Hall of the SNG Nova Gorica.

On Thursday 18 May, in fact, Mittelyoung will go on stage at 6 and 9.30 p.m. with two circus shows. Find out more

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Find out about the mittelyoung 2023 programme

The inevitable is coming, and it’s more under 30 than ever! Browse through the programme of the third edition of mittelyoung and be amazed by young Europe.

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Tickets? Inevitable!

Don’t miss your front row seat.
Tickets for Mittelyoung are available, and tickets for Mittelfest soon will be! Find out more

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Mittelfest hosts dramaturge Tanja Sljivar

Registration open until 27 April for the free workshop with playwright Tanjia Sljivar, in the context of the project THE EAST SIDE OF THE STAGE. Find out how to register.

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Mittelfest and mittelyoung #inevitable 2023: find out all the shows

On April 18 at 11:30 a.m. follow live streaming of the presentation of the mittelfest and mittelyoung 2023 poster on our Facebook and Youtube channels.

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Mittelyoung is taking off: 169 applications from 22 countries

The international Open Call for artists and ensembles under 30 concluded with excellent participation numbers that will make the third edition of Mittelyoung, from May 18 to 21, even more international and Central European.

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East of the Stage’ project for the Balkans kicks off

The project ‘East of the Stage’, a dramaturgy workshop on the road between Italy and the Balkans with internationally renowned playwrights from Bosnia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Italy, has officially started.
The first workshop will be held in Priština (Kosovo) from 13 to 18 February.
Find out more.

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Open Call mittelyoung 2023

Open Call mittelyoung 2023 The Open Call is open for theatre, music, dance, circus performances and multidisciplinary for UNDER30 artists, companies or collectives from 27 Central European and Balkan countries. 9 selected shows at mittelyoung (May 18-21, 2023). top 3 in mittelfest (July 21-30, 2023) Deadline February 15, 2023

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The theme of the 2023 edition has been unveiled. Mittelbabel, the archive and historical memory of 30 years of Mittelfest, is also on its way. New steps towards and with GO!2025

Presented the new theme that will pull the strings of the 32nd edition of Mittelfest and the 3rd of Mittelyoung. Instead, the Mittelbabel project is a journey into the past of Mittelfest. News also for the third edition of Mittelyoung, which will move for the first day of shows from Cividale to the SNG Nova Gorica.

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The show “EUROPEANA” with Lino Guanciale goes on tour

In addition to the programming, from 21 March to 2 April, at the Piccolo Teatro of Milano and, from 28 to 30 April, at the Communal Theatre in Ferrara, there are also dates in Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto.

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Wednesday 16 November the Mittelfest Press Conference

Mittelfest unveils the new theme for the 2023 edition! Many more news to come. Discover them with us by following the live streams.

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The “Imprevisti” of Mittelfest 2022 conquer the public. Find out the dates of 2023.

The 31st edition of Mittelfest ends. 31% average occupancy of the shows compared to
2019.

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Ops! Soundscape

Young artists and scholars reflect on the many interpretations that we can give to the concept of unexpected events and how the same themes are reflected in the reality of Cividale del Friuli.

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MittelMeeting “A future to share”

Wednesday 27 July 2022 the forum organized by the Mitteleuropa Association for Mittelfest 2022

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Browse the Mittelfest 2022 program

On 16 June the Ticket Office for season tickets and carnets will open together with the information office.
From 21 June the ticket office will open for all tickets.

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Unveiled the image of Mittelfest 2022

Imprevisti is the theme of the 2022 edition, chosen by the artistic director Giacomo Pedini: a word capable of evoking a universe made up of chance and probability, of destinies and possibilities, but also of choices and the ability to react.

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Mittelyoung: 148 applications from 20 countries

See you in Cividale del Friuli from 12 to 14 May and on 15 May in Gorizia

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Mittelyoung: 148 applications from 20 countries

See you soon in Cividale on 12-13-14 May and in Gorizia on 15 May.

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Mittelyoung 2022 OpenCall

An open call for theatre, music, dance and multidisciplinary/circus projects of UNDER-30 artists, companies and collectives
from 27 countries of Central Europe and the Balkans. 9 projects for Mittelyoung (12-15 May 2022)
the 3 best projects for Mittefest (22 July-31 July 2022).

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MITTELFEST 2022: “The Unexpected”

The Unexpected is the theme of the 2022 edition of Mittelfest, chosen by Artistic Director Giacomo Pedini: a word capable of evoking a rich imagination made up of chances and possibilities, but also of choices and ability to react.

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DOWNLOAD 2021 PROGRAM

Mittelfest is coming! Before August 27, discover all the performances and events in our program. Download it here.

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After Mittelyoung: here the 3 shows that will be back for Mittelfest 2021

Mittelyoung is ended, a festival in the festival, for under 30 artists. Considering the great success, now we look to 2022 and to Mittelfest 2021, from August 27th to September 5th: 3 works of this Mittelyoung will be back.

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