RespublicaFEST sends Ukrainian musicians to Germany | Respublica
RespublicaFEST will send Ukrainian musicians to Germany

One of the largest music and street art festivals in Ukraine, RespublicaFEST, which will take place this year in Khmelnytsky from August 31 to September 2, continues its international activities and exports of Ukrainian young music abroad.

After the incredible success of the “Music Factory” program last year, with 18 young musicians and art managers from Germany and Ukraine participating, two bright performances at the German festival BRN and the Ukrainian RespublicaFEST, the festival once again announces the launch of the program in 2018 and opens. receiving applications.

This year it’s called “Music Factory”: breaking the boundaries because it combines two types of art – music and dance at once. Ukrainian musicians will work side-by-side with German dancers, write songs together, rehearse performances and prepare for a show of their program in one of the scenes of the RepublicanFEST in September this year. In addition, all participants will be able to chat with industry professionals, visit workshops on monetization of their creativity, a technique of stage performances, songwriting and other important topics.

To participate in the program, Ukrainian musicians must fill out the application form with the following link:

The following requirements apply to program participants:
-They must be ready to participate in two parts of the program: July 1-11, 2018 in Germany, August 25 – September 03 in Ukraine;
-They are musicians and work in genres of dance rock, funk, hip-hop, rap, electronics;
-They are ready to go out of their comfort zone and work together with dancers and program participants from two countries (to prepare a full program for the performance at RespublicaFEST);
-They have their own musical instruments they are willing to take with them to participate in the program;
-They speak English at least at the colloquial level;
-They have a biometric passport for traveling abroad;
-They are 18-35 years old.

Applications are accepted from 07 to 14 June 2018. The results of the selection will be published on the official page RespublicaFEST on June 15th.

How it was last year:

German partner – Bramfelder Kulturladen e.V. (Brakula), Hamburg.

The project was implemented within the “MEET UP! German-Ukrainian Youth Encounters” programme with support from the Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ).
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