Take Part

Submissions are now open for Galway International Arts Festival 2018. 


Companies and artists wishing to be considered for presentation in the 2018 Galway International Arts Festival are welcome to submit proposals and ideas to the Festival. Alongside your proposal, please include biographical material, relevant company/artist reviews, financial/budgetary information, DVDs, CDs etc. for consideration to the address below. The closing date for applications for Galway International Arts Festival 2018 is Friday 17 November 2017 at 5.30pm.

Master Copies

Please do not send master copies of CDS or DVDS as they will be held on file. Due to the large amount of submissions received, Galway International Arts Festival is not in a position to return materials.


Please be aware that, due to the large volume of submissions received, we cannot respond or offer assessment and feedback to every submission individually. All submissions received will be acknowledged. All submissions are reviewed and if your submission is being considered for inclusion in the 2018 Festival, we will be in contact with you.

Galway International Arts Festival is not a funding body and is a not-for-profit organisation, which raises its income from ticket sales, fundraising and sponsorship, along with public sector grants.

Selection Process

Galway International Arts Festival is a curated Festival and participation is by invitation only, with artists and productions selected by the Festival Artistic Director.

Email submissions@giaf.ie or

Send submissions to:

Galway International Arts Festival,
Black Box Theatre,
Dyke Road,