Every year top-artists and musicians from all over the world get together in Freistadt to present their skills at “Festival Fantastika”. The historic old town of Freistadt gets transformed into a stage for clowns, jugglers, acrobats, musicians and fire-artists. Festival Fantastika is organized by Cultureclub CharismART and is supported by the city of Freistadt.

General Information – Festival Fantastika 2022

The Festival takes place on Friday, 1st and Saturday, 2nd of July 2022 in Freistadt.

Apply until 1st of March, 2020

That’s the deadline for applications. We need the filled out form (see below). Please provide us with links to photos, videos, soundfiles and your website. You’ll find some fields for that in the form.


We will inform you until the 15th of April 2022, whether we can accept your application or not. After that, we’ll send you a contract to fill out.

Board and lodging

The accommodation on Friday and Saturday will be in a vocational school. Breakfast is included. Artists, who arrive on Thursday can sleep in youth hostel. Breakfast is also included.

Reimbursement of expences

Artists will receive reimbursements for their travel expenses up to a maximum of EUR 350,- per group.

Daily allowance: EUR 25,- per person per day.

Hat money: Artists retain the money they take at their show. We will provide visitors with a possibility to change their money and we provide information about the necessity of giving hat money in all our printed products and our advertising.

Please note, that we do not provide any equipment, especially no amplifiers.

Festival times

Friday: 3.30 pm – 11.30 pm
Saturday: 3.00 pm – midnight

Artists must arrive by 12:30 pm on Friday

Artists can perform 2 or 3 times a day.

We arrange a party on Saturday night for artists and helping hands.

We are looking forward to your coming to enchant the city.

Important Information
If you get a booking after you’ve applied, please let us know. It would make life so much easier for us 🙂 You need to bring your own equipment. Cultureclub Charismart does not supply equipment, especially no amplifiers.

Application is closed.

The application for Festival Fantastika 2022 has ended. We're screening all the applications and will contact all applicants by April.

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