INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS – CITY OF WOMEN

The International Festival of Contemporary Arts – City of Women was established in 1995 in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It takes place annually at the beginning of October. In it’s 21 editions, the City of Women has welcomed over seven hundred artists, collectives, groups, curators, theorists and activists from all over the world, ranging from the emergent to the pre-eminent. It is open to all artistic disciplines, encompassing theatre, music, dance, visual arts, performing arts, multimedia and transdisciplinary arts. It also features lectures, workshops, discussions, book promotion events, etc. Each year the festival has a central theme. In the 90s, these themes included stereotypes, storytelling, and violence. Among the later themes were non-western authors, transition, (un)safety, history and memory, humour, the global south, ageing, etc.

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