Every three years
Start / end date
14/05/2020 > 24/05/2020
ASSITEJ holds their World Congress every 3 years to establish the working plan for the next 3 years. An international festival is also organised to present a selection of the world’s most outstanding works in theatre for children and young people. It is the most important event for ASSITEJ and those who are involved in theatre for young audiences. Every year between two World Congresses, ASSITEJ holds an Artistic Gathering which focuses on artistic exchange.
The 19th ASSITEJ World Congress which took place in 2017 in South Africa, about 2,000 people from about 70 countries participated and 63 productions from 32 countries took part in the festival. At this Congress, it was confirmed that the 20th ASSITEJ World Congress in 2020 will be organised in Tokyo, Japan