International Youth Arts Festival 6th – 15th July 2018

At the Rose Theatre and venues around Kingston

2018 heralds the tenth year of the International Youth Arts Festival which will take over Kingston once again from the 6th – 15th July showcasing the very best of youth art. Theatre, music, dance, film, comedy, circus and visual arts will be celebrated for the 10 days of the festival by emerging young artists from all over the world.

Over 200 events, 70 companies, 10 days and thousands of audience members – IYAF Kingston 2018 is set to be even bigger, brighter and bolder.

Applications to participate will open in November 2017.

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Best of 2017 IYAF

Best of Fest:
– The Next Placement (Winner)
– Sticks and Stones
– Strawberry Starburst
– Amy Conway’s Super Awesome World

Festival Friends Choice Award:
– Mine (Winner)
– The Missing Girl of Grigglewood
– The Next Placement
– Amy Conway’s Super Awesome World

Best Marketing Award:
– Blurred Justice (Winner)
– What’s Between Us
– Awakening
– Little Meerkat’s Big Panic

Volunteer Choice Award:
– The Missing Girl of Grigglewood (Winner)
– Amy Conway’s Super Awesome World
– Strawberry Starburst
– Tapestry

Best Individual Performance:

– Maryam Grace, Strawberry Starburst (Winner)
– Maisie Barlow, Mine
– Matthew Mahoney, Sticks and Stones
– Viviana Rocha, Awakening

Help support young people in the arts

Creative Youth, the charity behind IYAF, aims to enable young people to realise their potential through the arts throughout the year and we can only do so with your generous support. Next year will be the 10th festival – here’s how you can get involved.