Entering the second decade, ITF Skupi Festival invites the professional artist from all around the world to apply to this year's open call. ITF Skupi Festival 2017 will take place at the end of October 2017, on the stage of The Youth Cultural Center in Skopje.

We are looking for high-quality, contemporary, and inventive performances which use the theater as a media for advocating changes within the society. 

ITF Skupi Festival open call for admission is open for professional theater groups from 20th of March till 20th of June. All selected participants will be announced by e-mail by September 2017.

How to apply

In order to apply the following documents are required:

- Completed application form (

- Video recording of the performance (Vimeo, We transfer or other online video banks)

- Minimum 5 high-resolution photographs of the performance

- Detailed technical rider

- Detailed budget

- Any other support material you find relevant

All documents required should be in electronic form.

Please send your application together with the required documents not later than 20th of June 2017 to 

Conditions for participating

- The festival covers for bed&breakfast accommodation, daily wages and local transport for each of the participants of the festival

- The festival provides full technical support

- The travel expenses, fees, and other possible expenses are a subject of discussion and are covered in exceptional cases. However, the festival encourages the participants to search for local support for those expenses and can provide an official invitation letter and other support to help the fundraising.


The selectors of this year’s edition are Senko Velinov and Muzbajdin Qamili. All of the applicants with a complete application will be considered in the selection process and will be notified by e-mail about the results of the selection.

We are looking forward to receiving your applications.