Light The Blue 2024: Call for Proposals

Aberdeen Performing Arts announces a call for submissions for Light The Blue 2024, a festival that illuminates the creative prowess of youth in Aberdeen. From Saturday 8th to Sunday 16th June 2024, the festival will unfold across various venues in Aberdeen, showcasing a spectrum of artistic endeavors from theatre and dance to music, visual arts, and film.


Festival Categories:

  • Young Performer Programme: Aimed at groups, organisations, and solo performers under the age of 25, this segment encourages live and digital performances.
  • Professional Artist Programme: Designed for professional artists creating captivating experiences for families and teenage audiences.


Deadlines: 11pm Sunday 11thth February 2024


The festival’s mission is to represent the artistic diversity and innovation of young people in Aberdeen and the surrounding areas. Proposals that amplify the voices of young individuals and deliver unique experiences to young audiences are particularly welcome. The festival is an opportunity for both live performances and digital presentations set to engage and inspire.


For inspiration and a look at what was achieved in the previous year, the 2023 festival reflection can be viewed at