Information for 2017 Participants

Applications for the International Youth Arts Festival Kingston 2017 (IYAF) are now closed. Thank you all for applying. If you missed out don’t worry, there’s always next year.

All successful applicants should have submitted programme information and photographs. Please link up with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and share your preparations for the festival.

Can you feel the excitement? We certainly can!

Theatre, music, dance, film, comedy, circus, cabaret, visual arts, workshops and all sorts of other treats and surprises will be celebrated and championed for the 10 days of the festival by emerging young artists from all over the world.



Key Dates

  • Headline events on sale: 28th February 2017
  • All groups submit programme information: 10th March 2017
  • Registration fees payable by: 3rd April 2017
  • All tickets on sale and festival brochure released: 4th May.
  • Flyers, posters and other marketing materials distributed: from 4th May 2017
  • Technical and on site information, risk assessments provided to IYAF: 5th May 2017
  • The Festival : 7th July -16th July 2017

Upcoming Events

  • International Youth Arts Festival –  Programme Launch Party

May 4th 2017

Location to be confirmed

  • Kingston’s International Youth Arts Festival:

7th July -16th July 2017