Call for Artists

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Artist applications for Tirgan 2019

Deadline: April 30, 2019

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in Tirgan Festival 2019.

Over the years, Tirgan has showcased a wide range of artistic programs from a variety of disciplines including music, visual arts, theatre, film, dance, literature, and other programs.  In addition to hosting the most influential artists of our time, Tirgan is proud to have introduced many emerging artists.

Each installation of the Tirgan Festivals centers on a theme.  This year’s Tirgan festival theme is “Unity”.

Tirgan offers an opportunity to artists from around the world to present their work that relates to Iranian arts and culture.  For Tirgan 2019, we accept applications in Music, Dance, Theatre, Film, Visual Arts, and Kids & Youth activities and workshops.

Applicants must use the form on this page to submit their work for consideration by the Programming Committee of the festival.

Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, April 30 2019.

The selection process is not a judgment of the applicant’s capabilities, or the artistic merit of the submitted work.  The festival’s Programming Committee follows a set of guidelines that include but are not limited to the following:

– Applications considered must be in line with the festival theme, available resources, budget, facilities, as well as the Programming Committee and the Advisory Board’s recommendations.  If your work is not included in our program, this does not imply any prejudice whatsoever towards the submitted works.

– Due to the multitude and variety of applications, Tirgan Programming Committee will not be able to respond to all applicants.  Should your application fit the criteria noted above, and be considered for inclusion in the festival, an authorized representative will contact you by no later than  Saturday, June 15 2019 to review the terms and conditions and other details that would be necessary to finalize the invitation process to Tirgan 2019.

Initial consideration and discussion does not imply automatic inclusion in the festival.
Should you require any additional information please contact us at

*** Only applications submitted via the form on this page will be considered. Tirgan will not accept e-mail, posted or personal applications.

Once again, we appreciate your interest.
Tirgan Programming Department

Artistic Proposal

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Please describe your activity. Feel free to include as much detail as you want
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Please provide the budget for your proposal. All the fees, cost of materials, and rental if applicable.
Please provide the estimated duration of your activity in minutes.
If you have any comments or concerns, or you would like to include any other information that may be helpful to support your proposal, please include them here.

We value your submission and review your proposal carefully. If you have any questions or concerns, you can call us at (416) 640-2412

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