The open-air social theatre festival NEW HOPE / NEW HOPES was held in Mostar from 4 to 8 September 2017, in the framework of the project Caravan Next – Feed the Future, Art Moving Cities.

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Over the five days of the festival, shows and performances were displayed and three thematic workshops were held at 16 city locations. The final event of the festival consisted of a parade of all the participants, who went through the streets of Mostar attracting positive reactions from citizens and tourists.

The event featured more than 100 artists, both from local and international theater houses. The performances were extremely appreciated by the audience and the participants to the workshops actively contributed to many shows.

Among others, theatrical groups from Poland, Italy, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, participated in the festival. Alberto Pagliarino, artistic coordinator and co-founder of the Caravan Next festival, was a special guest to the festival and held the workshop for young theatrical artists.

The main themes of the festival were: Memory Culture, Mostar Mosaic, Mostar – Common Public and Cultural Premises, My Town – Youth City, and Mostar Sevdah. l'Agence de la démocratie locale de Mostarand Mostar Youth Theater were the key civil society partners of the event. Next year in May, the Festival will open its doors in Skopje, Macedonia.

Project Caravan Next, led by Odin Teatret (Denmark), is co-financed by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

The open-air social theatre festival NEW HOPE / NEW HOPES was held in Mostar from 4 to 8 September 2017, in the framework of the project Caravan Next – Feed the Future, Art Moving Cities.

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Over the five days of the festival, shows and performances were displayed and three thematic workshops were held at 16 city locations. The final event of the festival consisted of a parade of all the participants, who went through the streets of Mostar attracting positive reactions from citizens and tourists.

The event featured more than 100 artists, both from local and international theater houses. The performances were extremely appreciated by the audience and the participants to the workshops actively contributed to many shows.

Among others, theatrical groups from Poland, Italy, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, participated in the festival. Alberto Pagliarino, artistic coordinator and co-founder of the Caravan Next festival, was a special guest to the festival and held the workshop for young theatrical artists.

The main themes of the festival were: Memory Culture, Mostar Mosaic, Mostar – Common Public and Cultural Premises, My Town – Youth City, and Mostar Sevdah. l'Agence de la démocratie locale de Mostarand Mostar Youth Theater were the key civil society partners of the event. Next year in May, the Festival will open its doors in Skopje, Macedonia.

Project Caravan Next, led by Odin Teatret (Denmark), is co-financed by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.