Artistic Discoveries in European Schoolyards


Theatre Deed for Children and Young people to Oulu
15. March 2012 | Sven

Oulu Children’s Theatre Festival has won the Theatre Deed for Children and Young people of the Year Award at the industry’s annual Thalia Gala in Helsinki 11.3.2012. Sari Tanner accepted the award together with Artistic Director of Oulu City Theatre and Festival, Mikko Kouki, from legendary actress Eila Roine and Cultural Minister Paavo Arhinmäki. What a wonderful feeling!

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Youth Encounter "Through Our Eyes" preparation meeting
03. March 2012 | Sven

From March 2nd till 4th teachers, group leaders and artists from UK meet in York to prepare a big European Youth encounter this April.

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EEA 'PENt Up' project launched
27. February 2012 | Paul

The PENt Up project has kicked off and will run throughout February and March. The project aims to bring together professional, aspiring and young writers in a supportive and challenging environment to create new poetry, prose, lyrics and script.

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Advisory Board Meeting in Bratislava
29. January 2012 | Sven

From February 6th the leaders and selected directors meet in the capital of Slovakia to take the next steps in preparing the Final Production being staged this summer.

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Call for new plays for the target group
29. January 2012 | Sven

In summer and autumn 2011 all partner theatres announced a contest for new professional plays for the target group in their countries with deadlines at the end of last year. Most of the theatres received noumerous plays, which now will be selected by a special jury. The winner-plays will be translated to English and become part of the PLATFORM 11+ – database. Most of them will be produced by the partner-theatres.

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Happy Birthday Kolibri!
13. January 2012 | Sven

20 year Kolibri Theatre! And Platform11plus was invited. Several national and international co-productions were shown during the one week lasting ceremony.
Despite dark clouds over Europe’s creative economies we’re sure come back back for the 30ths anniversary in 2022.

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last performance in Norway
24. November 2011 | Sven

The successful German-Norwegian co-production Thinking Time/ Ferne Fremde Liebe has its derniere in Norway today. Thank you for this great piece of work. These digital flowers are for all persons involved.

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Hello From

Social Networks – Virtual Meets Reality - 3rd P11+ Youth Encounter in Dresden/Germany
26. January 2013 | Sven


Young people from UK, Italy and Finland are travelling to Dresden, Germany on Saturday 26th January as part of the third ever Platform 11+ International Youth Encounter. They will be participating in collaborative, cross-art form workshops run by Artists from 5 European Theatre companies and will be working towards sharing their ideas with the local community in Germany. Feb1st there will be a public presentation of the workshops. Thanks a million to the German partners Gymnasium Bürgerwiese and tjg-dresden!

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