AITA/IATA is international amateur theatre association. AITA/IATA’s mission is to promote understanding and education through theatre internationally. Suomen Harrastajateatteriliitto is member of Finnish center of AITA/IATA.

More information can be found on  AITA/IATA international associations website or  Finnish center of AITA/IATA.

International events & festivals 2018

25 – 30 May 2nd Kathmandu International Children’s Theatre Festival 2018

19–23 April 5th APOLLO International Youth Theatre Festival  2018, Alba Iulia, Romania

18 – 24 June, Venice Florida, USA. aactWorldFest 2018.

22 – 29 June, Lingen, Germany. 15th AITA/IATA asbl World Festival of Children’s Theatre, theme Children Move the World. Applications may be submitted until October 2017. For more information contact –

19 – 22 July, Vratsa, Bulgaria: 5th International Ancient Cultures Festival TODORKA’S SUN, historical themed performances, outdoor stage historical reconstructions can take part. Email:

20 – 30 August, Tsarevo, Bulgaria: 10th Jubilee Festival PRIESTS OF THE MUSES International Youth Festival of Arts street theatre and outdoor performances can take part. Email

27 August – 2 September, Goleniow, Poland: 20th International Amateur and Alternative Theatre Festival BRAMAT, organised by Teatr Brama;

20 – 23 Sept 10th International Theatre Festival “Step by Step”, Rezekne, Latvia 2018

18 – 21 October 14th Liverpool International Theatre Festival (LITF), Canada 2018



Incoming European Festival of Senior Citizen´s amateur theatre ”stAGE!”,
from May 16th to 19th 2019, has released its call for proposals (German
& English & French & Spanish versions are available). It will take place
in Esslingen (south of Germany).

We call for Senior Citizen´s amateur companies (up to 10 persons).
The application form below is to be completed and sent back with any
other element that could help us to understand your project, as soon as
possible, and before 2018 July the 15th.

Feel free to contact us by e-mail for any further information.

Application stAGE! 2019

Professori Izumi Yoshida vieraili Helsingissä 5.10.2017 luennoimassa no – ja kabuki teatterista. Japanilaiseen teeseremoniaan puolestaan osallistujat johdatteli rouva Keiko Yoshida.