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Kleinkunstfestival Insel Usedom

Every year the promenade around the Heringsdorf pier on the sunny island of Usedom becomes a meeting place for artists from all over the world. Every Pentecost, artists and artist groups from different countries visit the island, face the keen eyes of the expert and student jury and make the hearts of our guests beat faster again. We hope that you feel comfortable during these four days at the only festival of its kind on the island of Usedom. Since the artists who have traveled far and wide perform for us without a fee, their hats should not remain empty. Since the first festival in 2000, around 500 artists have taken part in the International Cabaret Festival on the island of Usedom.

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PROGRAM

Friday, May 17th 5 p.m. - Opening Show - Konzertmuschel Heringsdorf 6-11 p.m. - JUDGMENT PERFORMANCES - Promenade, Seebrücke Heringsdorf Saturday, May 18th 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Seebrückenvorplatz Ahlbeck 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Konzertpavillon Bansin 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Karls Erlebnisdorf Koserow 12 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Join-in circus - Promenade, Seebrücke Heringsdorf 12 a.m. - 6 p.m. - JUDGMENT PERFORMANCES - Promenade, Seebrücke Heringsdorf 3 p.m. - Guest performance by artists - Seebrückenvorplatz Ahlbeck 3 p.m. - Guest performance by artists - Strandvorplatz Karlshagen 3 p.m. - Guest performance by artists - Konzertplatz Kölpinsee 6 p.m. - free performances by the artists - Promenade Heringsdorf 7.30 p.m. - Drückerkolonne - Konzertmuschel Heringsdorf 8 p.m. - „Varieté am Meer“ - Theater tent „Chapeau Rouge“ 10.30 p.m. - Fire show at the “Chapeau Rouge” theater tent Sunday, May 19th 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Ball fountain »Schmidts Bistro« 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Seebrückenvorplatz Ahlbeck 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Konzertpavillon Bansin 11.30 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Konzertplatz Zinnowitz 12 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. - Join-in circus - Promenade, Seebrücke Heringsdorf 12 a.m. - 6 p.m. - JUDGMENT PERFORMANCES - Promenade, Seebrücke Heringsdorf 3 p.m. - Guest performance by artists - Seebrückenvorplatz Ahlbeck 3 p.m. - Guest performance by artists - Seebrückenvorplatz Koserow 3.30 p.m. - Guest performance by artists - Promenade Trassenheide 6 p.m. - free performances by the artists - Promenade Heringsdorf 7 p.m. - „Varieté am Meer“- Theater tent „Chapeau Rouge“ 7.30 p.m. - Bluewater Rock´n Blues Band - Konzertmuschel Heringsdorf 10 p.m. - Fire show - meadow (point 3) Monday, May 20th 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Ball fountain »Schmidts Bistro« 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Seebrückenvorplatz Ahlbeck 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Konzertpavillon Bansin 11 a.m. - Guest performance by artists - Karls Erlebnisdorf Koserow 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Join-In circus - Promenade, Seebrücke Heringsdorf 12 a.m. - 3 p.m. - JUDGMENT PERFORMANCES - Promenade, Seebrücke Heringsdorf 2 p.m. - Guest performance by artists - Seebrückenvorplatz Ahlbeck 3 p.m. - free performances by the artists - Promenade Heringsdorf 5.30 p.m. - Awards ceremony - Konzertmuschel Heringsdorf Subject to change!

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AWARD

Every year on the Pentecost weekend, the island of Usedom invites you to the open-air international cabaret festival in the seaside resort of Heringsdorf.

Street performances are offered on the promenade near the pier, in the categories of magic, juggling, pantomime, comedy, street theater and animation. Enjoy street shows for young and old. The duration of the performance is limited to a maximum of 30 minutes. A jury of experts and students evaluate the performances according to set criteria. Prizes will be awarded to the winners at the final event on Whit Monday. Additionally, artist groups perform in other seaside resorts on the island of Usedom.

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JURY

Our expert jury, consisting of experts from the theater, variety show and show industries, evaluates the shows presented according to defined criteria. This year the jury consists of:

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VARIETÉ BY THE SEA

Experience the 23rd International Cabaret Festival on Usedom Island in a very special setting! Due to renovation work, this year it is not called the Imperial Baths Hall as usual, but the Chapeau Rouge theater tent invites you to the unforgettable variety evenings on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of cabaret and enjoy the talented artists directed by Sammy Tavalis. Under the charming moderation of Matthias Rauch you will experience music, comedy and magic at the highest level. Let yourself be enchanted by the unique atmosphere of the Chapeau Rouge theater tent and experience unforgettable vaudeville moments right by the sea!

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ASSOCIATION

The support association “Kleinkunst Insel Usedom” e.V. was founded in the autumn of 2000 after the successful 1st International Cabaret Festival at Pentecost in the same year. The association is committed to promoting cabaret and performing arts in public spaces. We would like to support the enrichment of cultural life on our island. With the International Cabaret Festival on the island of Usedom, we have created a special highlight for all guests and residents. In our many years of work, we have succeeded in making us part of a festival that is known worldwide. Every year we receive over 250 applications to participate from artists and artist groups from all over the world. Another focus of our work is the annual playful, “historical” presentation of the Heringsdorf Imperial Days. In this way, we support the event organization of the Kaiserbäder's own business. The Heringsdorfer Kaisertage has now grown into the largest street festival in the region. We receive helpful support primarily from the in-house operation of the Imperial Baths on the island of Usedom. At this point we would like to thank everyone who supports our work. These include, among others, the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, the Vorpommern-Greifswald district, the Sparkasse Vorpommern Foundation for Science, Culture, Sport and Society and the numerous hotels, health clinics and businesses on the island of Usedom. All donors are listed on our website. The association consists of 23 members, a third of whom live on the island of Usedom, another third live in Berlin, the other members live in Freiburg, Hamburg, Wedel, Loitz and Cologne, so they are spread across the country. We are a small club in terms of numbers, but we welcome anyone who would like to support us outside of membership. Our contact details can be found in the legal notice. Help is always welcome.

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MEDIA

22. internationales Kleinkunstfestival Insel Usedom - Highlightvideo 2023

22. internationales Kleinkunstfestival Insel Usedom - Highlightvideo 2023

DONORS AND PARTNERS 2023

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