Next africologneFESTIVAL 11.-22. June 2025

The next edition will take place from 11 to 22 June 2025.

africologne presents events in the fields of theatre, dance, performance, music, audiovisual art and dramatic literature from various African countries, in cooperation with Afro-diasporic artists and in international co-productions. Audience discussions with the ensembles take place after the events.


africologneFESTIVAL 2023

The last africologneFESTIVAL took place in Cologne from 1 thru 11 June 2023. The venue Alte Feuerwache was again the festival center.


SCHIRMFRAUSCHAFT 2023 Claudia Roth, Staatsministerin für Kultur und Medien
SCHIRMHERRSCHAFT 2023 Aristide Tarnagda, Direktor Récréâtrales-Festival Ouagadougou


There you can find the Festival here.

Author Marie Yan reported daily from the festival. Here is the link to our cooperation partner Plateforme, where you can read all the articles.

Festival-Trailer by Marie Köhler.

The tickets could be found in the German version of the program 2023, by clicking on the production and then the dates. You were then autmatically guided to the ticketing website.
africologne is among others funded by :  die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, Stadt Köln, Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutscher Übersetzerfonds/ NEUSTART KULTUR, Auswärtiges Amt, Kunststiftung NRW, RheinEnergieStiftung Kultur, Sparkasse Köln-Bonn, Kunstsalon Stiftung as well as by private sponsors; supported by NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ Gastspielförderung Theater, funded by the Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, as well as Kultur- und Kunstministerien der Länder and supported by the Institut français and the French Ministery for Culture.