ESFN members meeting during Shake Nice!

  On 10th-11th February European Shakespeare Festivals Network members arrived to Shake Nice festival , which, except from opportunity to see programme, was also an excellent moment for members meeting.   Joanna Sniezko -ESFN Executive Director- welcomed everyone to the meeting and thanked Irina Brook, Tess Tracy and the TNN team for their invitation . Irina Brook  introduced Read More

EFFE Awards 2015-2016

250 leading personalities gathered to celebrate the 12 winners of the EFFE Awards 2015-2016, and the art that brings millions of people together each year at Europe’s thousands of festivals. EFFE’s International Jury, international experts, with expertise from Aachen to Zagreb via New York gave out the awards to honour Europe’s agenda-setting festivals. The event took place at Read More

Maria Joao sings for Shakespeare

Once again thanks to ESFN collaboration very special Shakespearian project came to live. Three brilliant musicians gathered together to create unusual programme titled „Songs for Shakespeare”. Premiere performance took place during Gyuila Shakespeare Festival thanks to an effort of its director Josef Gedeon. „Songs for Shakespeare” were performed on Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival . It will also  be part of Read More

19th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival 31st July-9th August Programme

The Shakespeare Festival on its 19th edition returns to the traditional summer date. This year it will take place on 31st July-9th August. The festival is one of its kind in Poland and one of the largest in the whole world. Its organizers – the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre and Theatrum Gedanense Foundation – each year present Read More

Shakespeare Festival im Globe Neuss – 28th May – 27th June

Shakespeare Festival im Globe Neuss has recently started and will last for almost a month. Every day brings one excellent performance. Please click on list below to see more detailes.   28th -31st May Romeo and Juliet 1st -3rd June As You Like It 4 th June Trans Hamlet Formation -from the Favela into the World 5th-7th Read More

ESFN meeting in Barcelona

In September 2014, ESFN members met in Barcelona during the IX th Festival Shakespeare at the invitation of Montse Vellvechi who is the director of the Festival. Members came from across Europe and took advantage of the opportunity to meet together to share discussions about past events and exchange experiences from recent festivals. Members also discussed  ideas for Read More