The call for applications for the 2017 edition of Pop-Kultur festival is officially open. The event will be held in Berlin, Germany, from 16 to 26 August.

African artists during the 2015 edition of Pop-Kultur.
African artists during the 2015 edition of Pop-Kultur.
Pop-Kultur Festival, which aims to be a multidisciplinary space, is open to young musicians, composers, instrumentalists and DJs. The program includes workshops, concerts, lectures and professional networking.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

Should be aged between 20 and 30 years old
Should prepare a short presentation of 15 min
Must be fluent in English (tests and interviews will be conducted by Goethe-Institut)
Must have experience in a specific musical sector and present at least three projects
The participation fee, accommodation, airfare, visa fee and per diem will be covered by Goethe-Institut during the festival period from 16 to 26 August 2017. Applicants will be asked to cover all additional individual expenses incurred during the stay.

Pop-Kultur festival began at Berghain nightclub in 2015. Since then, the event has been held in some of the city’s most important venues, offering a broad section of culture in the German capital. It utilise venues such as Heimathafen Neuk├Âlln, Huxleys Neue Welt, Passage Kino, Keller and Prachtwerk. It gained fame through fusing live performances such as DJ sets and a series of art installations.

The deadline for applications is 21 May 2017 and applications can be made only via Pop-Kultur website.

For further information, contact the Goethe-Institut office in your country or go on the festival website.

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