Open call for applications – ACCAC Festival & Congress in Tampere in August 2017
Accessible Arts and Culture International is growing, international arts and culture movement that presents diversity in a new light. The ACCAC Festival & Congress will be held in Tampere from 17 to 20 August 2017. ACCAC Festival & Congress promotes the use of art and cultural participation to enhance wellbeing and focuses on improving the inclusion of people with disabilities in arts and culture.
The second full size festival and congress is part of the official program for the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017 and official program in Tampere City.
The event includes professional congress, art fair and official program. The congress highlights and issues are selected from the local environment; what are the main targets to develop in society. The art fair as a carnival brings together various culture programs and associations and offers a platform to easy access ongoing small performances. It is a forum for the children’s activities as well as seniors and programs with people with disabilities. The official program highlights professional artist groups internationally, integrated groups from theater, music, visual arts, dance and circus.
ACCAC Festival & Congress is looking for unique and innovative artists and speakers, remarkable practices and experiences to develop the diversity in society and best practices on how the quality of services can improve social inclusion.
The application form is found in ACCAC website. The deadline for applications is 15 December 2016. The selected performers and speakers will be announced soon after the deadline.
For more information, see the website of ACCAC or contact email@example.com.