Catherine Simon passed away aged 70

Last week, Catherine Simon passed away aged 70. We mourn the loss of this grande dame of children’s theatre in French-speaking Belgium where she was a former president of CTEJ and worked as a programmer for Centre Culturel Jacques Franck for 30 years. She also co-founded the festival Noël au Théâtre and generally encouraged cooperation…

Rencontres Théâtre Jeune Public

For over twenty years, the youth department of the Province of Liège has been organising the Rencontres Théâtre Jeune Public de Huy, a showcase for performative arts for a young audience in the French Community of Belgium. The showcase takes place each August in Huy, a small village along the Meuse and is the most important…

Call for projects – Cultureel Akkoord / Accord Culturel

The Flemish and French Communities are calling for cultural projects as part of their ‘Cultureel Akkoord / Accord Culturel’. If you and at least one partner from across the language border want to launch a project in 2018, you can apply for funding here (deadline October 15th 2017). The goal of this cultural agreement is to…

General Assembly 2017

Tomorrow, we are organising the annual General Assembly of ASSITEJ Belgium! This meeting will take place in BRONKS Café on Wednesday June 14th from 10:00 till 13:00. It’s the perfect opportunity to share your thoughts on what the focus of ASSITEJ Belgium should be during the next years, and to have a drink with colleagues at…

World Congress & Cradle of Creativity Festival in Cape Town

The 19th ASSITEJ World Congress & Cradle of Creativity Festival in Cape Town was a stunning success for our large Belgian delegation! Stef De Paepe (Beeldsmederij De Maan) took part in a seminar of the ITYARN conference. Compagnie Barbarie lead a workshop for children on an educational and artistic project on all things strange! Karel Van Ransbeeck,…

INVITATION – Bus trip to Liège & Ostbelgien

On Friday 28 April, we invite you to join us on a bus trip to Liège, Sankt Vith and Eupen. We will start with a visit of Les Ateliers de la Colline (Seraing), that focuses both on the creation of shows for a young audience and on ateliers for children and youngsters. Then we set…

Open call – NIE Masterclass in Czech Republic

The company New International Encounter (Norway/UK), winner of the ASSITEJ Award for Artistic Excellence 2011, is organising a 5-day masterclass led by Alex Byrne and Kjell Moberg 2 – 6 July 2017. The masterclass will take place in Mšeno, Czech Republic. More information about how to apply here!

SAVE THE DATES – Activities 2017

In  2017, ASSITEJ Belgium will organise a number of activities. On Friday 28 April, you are welcome to join us on a bus trip to Liège and Sankt Vith. We will visit Les Ateliers de la Colline (Seraing) and AGORA Theater (Sankt Vith), where we will watch the show Kartoffelsuppe (Aardappelsoep), a coproduction of AGORA…