SETKÁNÍ/ENCOUNTER is the International Festival of Theatre Schools
The festival annually takes place in April during 5 days, the 26th year will be held from the 12th to the 16th of April 2016. The festival focuses on talented performers from art academies or universities from all around the world, gives them the opportunity to meet their student colleagues and also meet the professionals from theatre field from different parts of the world.
They can inspire and get to know each other during the festival and it is one of the greatest benefits of the project. The festival has changed a lot during the 25 years of his existence. The most significant change has been the transformation from the competitive festival to the non-competitive. This change has more supported the main idea of the festival: to create the platform to the meeting, inspiration, and discussion between theatre performers and artists.