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  Looking for videa artist!
April 28th, 2017
As every year we are looking for somebody who will produce a small film, documentation, artwork at the Festival. We prolong the deadline till 15th of May!
Read more here

We changed to Waiting List!
April 27th, 2017
We have many participants already and will start now the waiting list. Since we have a lot of time till the Festival starts and the list will be moving - don't hesitate to register for the waiting list - the chances to get a place will be quite good!

Registration is open!
April 1st, 2017
Yes we are ready the registration is open.
In case your browser still shows the close registration.
Try reloading it or close the program or even the Computer and start all new again. Usally it works.
Also check the javaoption in the your browser if it doesn't work.
And you should get an email after you suceeded with your registration - also check your spam filter if you didn't get it.
If all doesn't help please email us.

You want to be an active part of the Festival?
Or you want to help and get a reduction?

February 14th, 2017
Check the FAQ site for more possibilities how you could attend the Festival. For example: scholarship, Tshirt design competition, or as a video artist, musician, child care, or as light technician and much more - see FAQ.

All information about the Festival 2017 are up to date now!
February 14th, 2017
You find the current information: the new schedule, all teacher information and the registration information now on our site.

Ready to register for the Preworkshop!
February 9th, 2017
Please check out the preworkshop of this year Benoit Lachambre with "Interrelational Mobile Choreografic Architectures"
- all information is online now and you can already register. See workshops

Researcher of 2017 is decided!
February 8th, 2017
We got a very inspiring application for the research and decided about it already.
So we will not have a call this year. ICI, a transdisciplinary research group based in Paris and led by Asaf Bachrach they will be in residence during the Festival and Teachers meeting.
Read more about the work at our research archive.
Look also the research site they created: https://www.facebook.com/events/1875841685984036/

Currently working on the website for the next Festival!
February 3rd, 2017
We are currently working on the new information for the website and ask for some patience.
As always there are different possibilities to attend the Festival - information you can get alreay on the facts site (this will be updated soon): http://www.contactfestival.de/english/festival/facts.htm
Current information also on our Facebook site:
https://de-de.facebook.com/contactfestivalfreiburg
or you can register for the newsletter:
newsletter.htm
The Registration is only possible over our contactfestival website and starts like always on the 1st of April.
Generally you will get all current information and updates here News ;-).

Preworkshop of the Festival 17!
February 3rd, 2017
We are inviting Benoit Lachambre with "Interrelational Mobile Choreografic Architectures" Somatics > Improvisation > Composition (for experienced improvisors) for the Preworkshop from the 31st of July - 4th of August 2017.

Intensive teachers of the Festival 17!
February 3rd, 2017
We are happy to announce the intensive teacher of the contactfestival freiburg 2017: Ann Cooper Albright USA, Benoit Lachambre CAN, Cristina Turdo RA, Franck Beaubois F, Isabelle Üski F

Dates for the next Festival!
February 1st, 2017
The Dates for the next Festival are the 10th - 17th of August 2017.
The Teachers meeting for former teacher of the Festival will take place from the 5th - 10th of August.

Registration closed!
July 29th, 2016
Since we already have a long waiting list we closed the registration. There is no chance anymore to get a place at the Festival. Nevertheless we hope that we will see you next year. Registration starts on 1st of April - be on time!

T-shirt Design contest!
June 12th, 2016
Thank you for your many applications. It was very difficult to decide. And we are happy to announce and congratulate Yuenjie Maru, Sabrina Diesler, Monica Almagro - the winner of the Contest. See Competition

Researcher are chosen!
June 12th, 2016
We needed to decide between many exciting applications with various interest. And we found Romain Bigé (F)- "Touch and Think" und Mandoline Whittlesey (F/US) - "Seen Beeings" as a good completion to this years Festival. Congratulation!

Scholarship are chosen!
June 12th, 2016
And it wasn't easy to choose among the applications for the new scholaship program. And hope to cover more next year!
Congratulations to Srishti Jain Noida/India and Rohit Poojary Mumbay/India we are happy about the possibiltity to bring them to our Festival.

Current application programs!
April 11th, 2016
We offer every year a free entrance or reduction for participants through competitions, the research program and now new the scholarship:
Research applications - Deadline: 1st of May 16 information
T-shirt Design Contest
- Einsendeschluss: 31st of May 16 information
Video Contest is not happening 2016.
Scholarship/Stipendium - deadline is over: 30. of March 16 information

And you could support us at the Festival and get a reduction:
Photograper - write as an email with links to your photos.
Videoartist - information
Help with the lighting technique and change of this. write us an email with your experience.
Caretaking of children - information
Musicians - are already decided for this year.

Video documentation of 2015!
April 11th, 2016
The short Video documentation of the Festival 2015 is now online. See in archives

Registration started!
April 11th, 2016
The Registration for the Festival started as always on the 1st of April. It has been very successfull and there are still a few places left. Don't hesitate and sign up.

Call for Videoartist!
March 11th, 2016
The Festival is looking for a Video artist to do the annual Festival documentation. See conditions here...

NEW - Scholarship offer!
March 11th, 2016
The Festival decided for the first time, to offer a scholarship for professional dancers coming from countries with a difficult financial situation. Read more about application conditions...

Register now for the preworkshop!
February 22nd, 2016
All information about the preworkshop with Andrew Harwood are online and you can already register for it! Check it out

Schedule and classdescriptions are online!
February 17th, 2016
The Schedule and the classdescriptions of the Festival 2016 are online!
Registration starts on 1st of April!

Changes in the Team!
February 14th, 2016
After 16 years of collaboration Benno leaves the festival team in mutual agreement. The new team consists of Barbara Stahlberger, Daniela Schwartz and Eckhard Müller.
We gratefully thank and honor Benno Enderlein for being a co-founder and a co-organizer, and for accompanying us in the adventures of creating contactfestival freiburg all these years. We welcome him to the future Festivals as a Honorary Founder.

PreWorkshop
December 30th, 2015
The preworkshop is set. Andrew Harwood - check for dates and info under workshop
(more information and registration will come soon)

Research Project
December 30th, 2015
We are curious about your research! Let us know if you have questions and check our offer.

Competitions
December 29th, 2015
We decided to not have a video competition in 2016. Therfore check the T-shirt design competition. Infos are online now.

Currently updating!
December 29th, 2015
We are currently updateing the webside from now on and will inform you here, what is set and new online now.
Anyway we hope you had a nice Christmas and wish you a Happy New Year!

Dates of the Festival 2016!
December 10th, 2015
Finally we have the new dates for next year: 11th - 17th of August 2016 (Thursday till Wednesday)! Please check again before you book flights - there might be a little possibility that it will change!

Registration is closed!
August 4th, 2015
Sorry we closed the registration - there is no chance to get a place anymore. Be on time next year - 1st of April!

Open night!
July 28th, 2015
Again this year we will have an open night for guests to jam with us. Is the Sunday 16th night from 8pm on. We ask for a little donation (5-10 EUR) from the guests. Please also respect our limit of people and don't stay to sleep onsite.

More info of Romain Bigé, this years researcher!
July 27th, 2015
More information about our researcher of this year is online. Check research history.

Photos of the Festival 2014!
July 19th, 2015
Watch the photos of the last Festival or from older ones. See Archives of photos

Winners of the Competitions!
July 19th, 2015
You can see the winners of the T-shirt Design and Video Competition on this side: competitions

Freiburg information updated!
May 14th, 2015
There is a new bike rental at the central station - you can read the updated information here: Freiburg

Registration started midnight!
April 1st, 2015
We started the registration for the Festival. Happy to see you soon!

All Festival information is online now!
February 16th, 2015
Have a look on our Website and be curious who is coming this year!
We are starting with the registration for the Festival on the 1st of April
(German time)

Research Project!
February 15th, 2015
We are curious about what you are working on - waiting for your applications!
See more info here

Prefestival Workshop - registration is on!
February 15th, 2015
From now on you can register for our prefestival workshop with Martin Keogh. See more information here

Win a place at the Festival and take part in the competitions!
February 13th, 2015
Now you can start to think about a video or a t-shirt design and win a free place at the Festival. Deadline for both is: 31st of May 15. Read more here.

We are updating the Website!
February 12th, 2015
Dear dancers! We are currently updating the website with all new information and hope to be finished till latest end of February. We are posting all news here for you. Thanks for your patience!

Report of last years Festival!
December 16th, 2014
Every year some of the teachers write a report of the Festival for the Contact Quarterly, newsletter section. This is a good way to get informed of what have happened in the past Festival. Malaika Sarco-Thomas, Richard Sarco-Thomas and Christina Klissiouni wrote the report of 2014! See archive/textdocu/article

New Festival dates 2015!
December 15th, 2014
The Festival of 2015 will happen 13th - 19th of August 2015!
New Information on the website will be updated till end of February.

More info about the researcher!
June 27th, 2014
Read now more info what the researcher are researching about ;-)

We are on facebook!
June 27th, 2014
Hello dear participant!
The Festival is coming closer and we are happy to announce, that we are now also on facebook! You will get current info through this page if you "like" it. ;-) https://www.facebook.com/contactfestivalfreiburg
If you are already a participant you will get emails with all important info and you will not miss out on information - so don't worry if you don't have an facebook-account.
Happy to see you soon life!
The Festivalteam!

Changes in the schedule!
June 5th, 2014
Please note that there were some class teacher changing. Check the schedule.

VIDEO COMPETITION - CONGRATULATIONS!
June 4th, 2014
Thank you for all the wonderful videos you sent. It was difficult to decide about which is better. So this year we couldn't decide between the 2nd and 3rd place - and have now two 2nd places.
See the winners here
Watch all contributions on our festival video channel

Research project - decision is made!
May 26th, 2014
We are happy to announce Sash Bion and Manuel Krumrain as our researcher at the teachers meeting and contactfestival this year. And happy to be part of their project. More info about their work will come later to our site. Read research history

Research deadline prolonged 2014!
May 2nd, 2014
We will prolong the deadline for sending proposal for the research project till the 15th of May. Curious what you are interested in ;-)!

Waiting list 2014!
April 14th, 2014
After we started the registration on the 1st of April we now have a lot of registrants and put the registration on waiting list. If you are interested on coming please don't hesitate to register - there is a lot movement till the Festival is happening and the chance are pretty big to still get a place. Please also see our competitions where you can win a place and win a place for free and also check out our research places.
And if you want to work in a more intimate workshop check out our preworkshop with Sarah Shelton Mann.
The Festivalteam!

Trailer 2013!
February 17th, 2014
The trailer of the documentation of the Festival 2013 is online now. See the videoarchives.

Win a free place at the Festival!
January 24th, 2014
Like every year we are offering again through two competitions a free place at the Festival. We do have competitions for a Video clip and for the T-shirt Design. More information here.

Updated Research info!
January 24th, 2014
Happy to offer again support for CI researcher to deepen the knowledge at the Festival. Read more information here.

Open registration for the preworkshop!
January 24th, 2014
You can already register for the preworkshop with Sara Shelton Mann. Check out the informations here.

Website is updated!
January 24th, 2014
We finished the updating of our website. Happy to offer another year of exciting events, teachers, dances at the Festival - check it out.
Registration starts like always 1st of April (Midnight - Central European Time, CET)

Updating the Website!
January 9th, 2014
We are currently updating the webside with all the new information. It could be that some information is still old. We look for mid February to finish the updating and let you know here when we finished.

New Dates for 2014!
January 3rd, 2014
Happy New Year to you all. We hope to see you in Summer. Here are the new Festival dates:
preworkshop (Sara Shelton Mann) 4th - 8th of August
Festival 14th - 20th of August

Registration is over!
August 7th, 2013
Finally we closed the registration. We are sorry, that there is no place anymore. But we hope to see you than next year! We start with registration on the 1st of April!

Archives for the research project 2012 - online!
July 22nd, 2013
Finally we finished the section in our archives for the research 2012! Find out more on the research archives.

Archives with texts around the Festival!
July 22nd, 2013
We now have an archive with texts around the Festival. There you can find articles from the contact quarterly, country reports...) find this on the textarchives

Research week got cancelled!
July 3rd, 2013
We are sorry, that we have to cancel the research week before the Festival. The applications we got were very interesting, but we didn't get enough to make it possible. We hope that we can offer similar events in the next years!

Ride shares to the Festival!
July 3rd, 2013
See this information on our website for travelling to and from the Festival.

Winner of the T-shirt Design competition!
June 13th, 2013
So many beautiful designs arrived - THANK YOU. Still we needed to choose - these are the winners.

Winner of the video competition!
June 13th, 2013
Thank you very much for this many wonderful contributions. You didn't make it easy to choose!
See the winners here and if you want to see all the contributions just go to our contactfestfreiburg youtube channel.

Research week!
May 25th, 2013
You have 10 more days to send your applications for the research week. We are curious about your themes and don't hesitate to ask if you are unsure.
Here are the instructions for the application.

10 more days for the applications of the competitions!
May 25th, 2013
You want to come to the Festival for free?
You have 10 more days to apply for the video competition and the T-shirt Design competition till the deadline expires.

We chose the researchers at the Festival!
May 25th, 2013
We are happy to announce our 2 researchers for the Festival: Jess Curtis (USA/Ger) and Juriy Konjar (SK). We will soon announce more info about their research.

Deadline for research week changed!
April 17th, 2013
The deadline for the researchers applying for the week, teachers meeting and Festival stays the same on the 1st of May, 2013.
If you want to apply for the research week - you have now time till the 1st of June, 2013! If you have something already prepaired we are happy to receive it any time. Read the proposal and changes on the research site:

Registration on waiting list!
April 5th, 2013
The registration for the Festival is now on waiting list. The chances to get a place are still very high. So don't hesitate to register for the waiting list. A payment falls only due after we send you a request and you agreed to come. Happy to see you soon!

Registration for the research project is possible now!
March 22nd, 2013
Now you can register for the research week and research project. The registration gives us the information that you are interested in the research project. For the final application (see the guidelines) you still have time till the 1st of May. registration

Registration for the workshops is open!
March 22nd, 2013
From now on you can register for the pre or post workshop! Workshop registration

Win a free place at the Festival 13 with our competitions!
March 15th, 2013
We found a new topic for the video competition!
And the information for the T-shirt Design competition are online
Check it out on: competitions

Festival fee and support for our climate!
March 11th, 2013
We rised the price for the contactfestival freiburg up to 330 Euro. This is according to the excellent organic food and the new carbon offset program or our event that is now included in the price. (see more information about it here)

All the new information is online now!
March 10th, 2013
The most of the new information for the Festival 2013 is online now!
Registration starts as usual 1st of April!
Look under workshops for the pre and post events!
The information about the competitions will come up soon!

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