I want to volunteer

    The most frequently asked questions about volunteering

    Are there age restrictions? + -

    There are no age restrictions, but preferably you must be aged 16+. If you are under 18, parental consent will be required. We will provide you with a form. 

    What skills are needed? + -

    Responsibility to the tasks, willingness to work in a team and communication skills.

    What are the tasks of the volunteer? + -

    Volunteer help for:

    • welcoming and sending off the artists/participants of the festival;
    • their movement in the city;
    • liaising between guests and event organisers;
    • the arrangement of the halls and spaces of the main and accompanying programme;
    • the creation of short promotional videos from the rehearsals and everything that is related to the "kitchen of the festival";
    • the translation from/into Bulgarian or English of the interviews with the artists;
    • helping to run the festival's advertising campaign (distributing promotional materials in key locations);
    • welcoming and guiding visitors of the festival;
    • conducting a survey among the festival audience.
    Why should I participate? + -

    As our volunteer you will have the opportunity:

    • to get to know Bulgarian and international artists;
    • to gain invaluable experience in preparing and organizing a cultural event;
    • to get free access to the main and fringe programme as well as the festival rehearsals;
    • to make contacts in artistic fields;
    • to improve your teamwork skills;
    • to improve your level of English;
    • to improve your reflectiveness in problem-solving situations;
    • to make new friends.
    Is food and drink provided? + -

    Mineral water and food will be provided on the days of the festival.

    Is there a certificate for volunteering? + -

    Each volunteer will receive a certificate for their participation in the festival.