A European celebration of the performing arts from January to December 2018.
A year-long, Europe-wide programme of theatre, music, opera, dance and performance to celebrate the European Year of Cultural Heritage.
2018 is the European Year of Cultural Heritage. It will put the spotlight on Europe’s wealth of cultural heritage, showcasing its role in fostering a shared sense of identity and building the future of Europe.
On Stage 2018 is Europe’s first unique online calendar of selected high profile performing art events across the continent. www.onstage2018.eu is brought to the people by the three major performing arts organisations European Theatre Convention, Opera Europa/ OperaVision and PEARLE*, connecting more than a thousand art venues.
On Stage 2018 celebrates the rich and dynamic role played by the performing arts and music in Europe’s cultural legacy with a series of theatre, opera, music, dance and other performances held across Europe throughout the year. Additional events including behind-the-scenes tours, readings, streaming video and interviews will support the performance programmes.
On Stage 2018 events — whether presented onstage, backstage or online — are specifically chosen to represent the diversity and vitality of European performance: not only classical works of performing arts and music, but also important national productions, renowned artists and up-and-coming European talents, that demonstrate the ongoing contribution of the performing arts to contemporary European discourse and identity.
www.onstage2018.eu is a distinctive selection of performances, dates, and venues to be discovered by citizens in European countries. The online guide is regularly updated with new events to the programme.