Genre: Dance For age: 8-10 years
The Japanese Garden forms part of a trilogy dedicated to the poetics of gardens. The project is composed of three shows: The Japanese Garden, The Painted Garden, and The Italian Garden.
Genre: Parade For age: All ages
ŻiguŻajg is teaming up with Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and V18 to celebrate the festival’s first birthday. The participation of RedTape Dance Company, musicians, and giant puppets will make this occasion one not be missed.
Genre: Puppetry For age: 4-7 years
Cloudia has always had her head in the clouds. She is a cloud expert and all her life she has dreamt of seeing a Cloud Man, an extremely rare creature who lives a quiet life high up in the sky.
Genre: Theatre For age: 7-14 years
Following their success in last year’s festival with “Jilly and the Jelly Fish”, Bamboozle return with “Crazy Hair” - an adaptation of Neil Gayman’s enchanting children’s story.
Genre: Theatre For age: 1-5 years
Droplets is a performance about water as an essential resource not to be wasted, but to be valued and loved.
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ŻiguŻajg Lab - Pitch your Idea!
19th December 2012
After this year’s success, with a total of 9 Maltese commissioned works, 198 artists and an investment of €54,642, ŻiguŻajg is proud to present the ŻiguŻajg Lab ‘Pitch your Idea event’! Preparations for next year’s Festival are well underway, and we are looking for interested artists to pitch their creative ideas to a selected committee during a 5 minute presentation, held on the 30th of January 2013 . The best ideas will receive a grant to further develop their concept. Each grant, awarded at the discretion of the committee, will not exceed €200. The selected artists will then be invited to submit their final proposal by the 10th of April 2013. If accepted, their work will be commissioned by the ŻiguŻajg Festival to be included in the programme for ŻiguŻajg 2013! Pitch your idea and confirm your attendance via email to email@example.com by the 15th January 2013.
4th December 2012
More than 16,500 people attended the approximately 140 performances presented as part of the second edition of the ŻiguŻajg Arts Festival for Children and Young People, of which 4,500 were schoolchildren who attended the morning performances. The festival, which was organised by St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, was held between the 19th and 25th of November in eight venues throughout Valletta, as well as in Gozo.
26th November 2012
A spectacular celebration parade wrapped up the second edition of the ŻiguŻajg Festival for Children and Young People, which took place in various venues throughout Valletta between the 19th and 25th November.