Street Art (Urban Art) Festivals Around the World: Updating Ongoing

Australia

First Coat, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Last held in 2016: 20-29 May

Website: http://www.firstcoat.com.au/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/first_coat/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/first.coat.festival/

Hit the Bricks, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Last held in November 2014.

No website available

This is what I found: http://lookhear.com.au/hit-the-bricks/

Public2016, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Last held 2016

1-17 April 2016

Website: http://www.form.net.au/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/formwa/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/formwa

Re.Discover, Bunbury (CBD-Central Business District), Western Australia, Australia

Last held January 2015

http://www.sixtwothreezero.com/

Vivid Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Last held 2014

22 May to 8 June 2015

http://www.vividsydney.com/

https://www.facebook.com/vividsydney

Wall to Wall Street Art Festival, Benalla, Victoria, Australia

Last held in March 2015

https://www.facebook.com/benallastreetart

Wonder Walls: Moving Festival (as in its location changes every year)

Last held in Port Adelaide, South Australia in January 2015

http://wonderwallsfestival.com/

Brasil

Art Rua, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Last held 2014

http://artrua2014.com.br/

Article in English about the festival in 2014.

ArtRio, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Last held 2014.

http://www.artrio.art.br/en (information for 2015 up)

Belgium

The Crystal Ship. Ostend, Belgium. 28 March–10 April, 2016.

First time being held

Website: http://www.thecrystalship.org/web/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Canada

Mural Street Art Festival, Montreal, Canada.

Last held in 2014

4-14 June 2015

http://muralfestival.com/?lang=en

Cyprus

Ayia Napa Street Art Festival.

Last held in 2016

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ayianapastreetartfestival/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Denmark

WeAart Festival, Aalborg Denmark

Last held in 2014

Private initiative by Lars Bonde and Mads Mulvad

http://weaart.dk/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/WE-AArt/648573245250249?sk=info&tab=overview

Dominican Republic

Artesano Project, Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic

Last held in December 2014

http://artesanoproject.com/

https://www.facebook.com/theartesanoproject

Germany

CityLeaks Cologne Urban Art Festival, Cologne Germany

Last held in 2013

Website 2013: http://cityleaks-festival.com/

IBug Urban Art Festival, Plauen (City of Lace), Germany

Last held 2014

2015 10th Anniversary: 28th to 30th of August

http://www.ibug-art.de

Knotenpunkt Urban Art Festival, Hamburg Germany

Last held in 2014

The website from last year doesn’t load. http://www.knotenpunkt.net/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/679296045499822/

Stroke Art-Fair. Munich-Praterinsel, Germany

Last held 2014

29. April – 3. Mai 2015

http://www.stroke-artfair.com/

Greece

Athens Street Art Festival (ASAF), Athens, Greece

Last held in 2014

http://athensaf.eu/ (Information for 2015 up already)

India

St+Art India Street Art Festival. Dec 15-Feb 16 2016. New Delhi, India.

Last held in 2016

Website: http://www.st-artindia.org/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Indonesia

Street Stage Bandung.Bandung, Indonesia.

Last held: May 7 –14, 2016.

Website: http://streetstagebdg.com/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/streetstage

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/streetstagebdg/

Ireland

Draw Out Urban Exhibitionits, Limerick, Co Limerick, Ireland

Last held in 2014

Website is not active at the moment.

https://www.facebook.com/drawoutlimerick

Waterford Walls. Waterford City, Ireland. 26–28 August 2016.

Last held in 2015

Website: http://waterfordwalls.ie/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Italy

Out-Door Urban Art Festival, Rome, Italy

Last time held 2014

http://www.out-door.it/

Jamaica

Kingston on the Edge (KOTE), Kingston, Jamaica

Last held 2014

Dates to be announced. Usually held in mid-June

http://www.kingstonontheedge.org/

https://www.facebook.com/events/177674832409399/ (not updated since 2013)

Lithuania

Vilnius Street Art Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania

Last time held 2014

http://www.streetart.lt/

Malaysia

Art Fesitval Labuan, Labuan, Malaysia

Last held in November 2014

https://www.facebook.com/pages/MOTAC-Labuan

Meeting of Styles. Kuala Lampur

Last held 9-10 May 2016

MOS Website: http://www.meetingofstyles.com/blog/13885/

MOS Worldwide Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MeetingOfStylesWorldwide

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?q=%22meeting+of+styles%22&ct=0&mt=all&adv=1

For those of you who like to click, click here.

Urban Xchange, Penang, Malaysia

Last time held 2014

NO website for 2014 or 2015

Malta

Mexico

All City Canvas, Mexico City DF, Mexico

Last time held 2014

http://www.allcitycanvas.com/

Board Dripper Festival, Queretaro, Mexico.

Last held in September 2014

http://www.boarddripper.com.mx/

Callegenera Festival de Expresiones Urbanas, Monterrey, Mexico

Last held in September 2014

No website for the festival

Facebook account not updated since 2013.

Constructo Arte Festival. Mexico City, Mexico. 17-26 March 2016.

Last held 2015

Website: http://constructoarte.com/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Morocco

Marrakech Biennale. Marrakech, Morocco. 24 February- 08 May 2016.

First time being held

Website: http://www.marrakechbiennale.org/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Netherlands

R.U.A.-Street Art Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Last time held 2014

www.ruaart.org/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/RUA-Street-Art-Festival-Amsterdam/

New Zealand

Get Up Urban Art Festival, New Plymouth New Zealand

Last held in March 2015

https://www.facebook.com/NPGetupfestival

Graffiato Street Art Fetival, Taupo, New Zealand

Last held 2014

Always held around Labour Day Weekend

No website but plenty of other sites talk about event

Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans. Napier, New Zealand. March 11–20. 2016.

First item held.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeaWallsMuralsForOceans/app/356915011040496/?ref=page_internal For those of you who like to click, click here.

Norway

Nuart Festival, Stavanger, Norway

Last time held 2014

5 September 2015

http://www.nuartfestival.no/

UpNorth Festival, Sulitjelma, Norway.

Last held September 2015.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/UpNorth-Festival/850104968376828?sk=info&tab=page_info

 

Oceania (Countries in the Pacific Ocean)

Ono’u Festival, Papeete, Tahiti

Last held in 2014

5-6 May 2015

http://tahitifestivalgraffiti.com/en/

Peru

Latido Americano. Monumental Callao. 1-15 March, 2016.

Last held in 2016

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LatidoAmericanoPeru/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Poland

(Galeria Urban Forms) Urban Forms Mural Festival, Lodz Poland

Last held 2015

http://www.galeriaurbanforms.org/

Portugal

Puerto Rico

Los Muros Hablan (The Walls Talk). Sister festival to Los Muros Hablan in NYC. This is the original.

Last held in 2015

Facebook: https://es-es.facebook.com/LosMurosHablan

Santruce es Ley (Santruce is Law)

Last time held 2014

Facebook: https://es-la.facebook.com/santurceesley

Scotland:

INVERNESS LOCH NESS KNITTING FESTIVAL

29 September to 2 October 2016.

Website: http://www.lochnessknitfest.com/

For those of you who like to click, click here.

Singapore

Aliwal Urban Art Festival, Singapore

Last held in January 2015

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/765708410176876/

Website 2015: http://sideshow.sg/portfolio/aliwal-urban-art-festival-2015/

Spain

El Festival triBU, Burgos, Spain

Last held in September 2014

http://www.festivaltribu.com/

Rexenera Fest 2016

30th of May to 5 of June 2016

Website: http://www.rexenerafest.gal/

For those of you who like to click, click here.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rexenerafest/?hl=en

For those of  you who like to click, click here.

Sweden

ArtScape International Street Art Fetival, Malmo, Sweden

Last held 2014

http://www.artscape.se/

No Limit Street Art, Boras, Sweden

Last held in 2014

3-6th September 2015

http://nolimitboras.com/

Taiwan

Pow! Wow!Taiwan!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PowWowTaiwan/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/powwowtaiwan/?hl=en

Wallriors. Kaohsiung,Taiwan.

Last held:3.21.2016–3.26.2016.

Website: http://www.thewallriors.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewallriors/

Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/Wallriors-

Tunisia:

Dherbahood Erriadh on the Island of Djerba, Tunisia

Last Held 2014

http://www.djerbahood.com/

Turkey

UK

City of Colours, Birmingham, England, UK

Last held in 2014

12-13 September 2015

http://www.cityofcolours.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/cityofcolours

Gloucester Paint Jam, Gloucester, England, UK

Last held 2014

https://www.facebook.com/TheGloucesterPaintJam

http://paintjam.tumblr.com/

Romsey Art Festival, Romsey, Cambridge, England, UK

Last Held in 2014

5-19 September 2015

http://romseyartfestival.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/RomseyArtFestival

Sand , Sea & Spray—Blackpool’s Urban Art Festival, Blackpool, England

Last held in June 2013. 2014 cancelled at last minute.

No news for 2015

http://www.sandseaandspray.co.uk/ for 2013

https://www.facebook.com/SandSeaSpray

Upfest: The Urban Paint Festival, Bristol, England (and around)

Last Held in 2014

15-21 July 2015

http://www.upfest.co.uk/

Affiliated Charity: NACOA (Charities): The National Association of Children of Alcoholics

Helpline: 0800 358 3456

See No Evil Street Art Festival, Bristol, England UK

Listed as a Street Art Project and Street Art Festival

On hiatus since 2013—redevelopment of the area

Many of the pieces from previous years are still viewable

United States of America (USA)

Hawaii

Pow! Wow! Hawaii

Last time Held February 2016

http://powwowhawaii.com/

Oregon

Forest for The Trees

Last held 2014

http://www.forestforthetreesnw.com/

RVA Street Art Festival. Richmond, Virginia, USA. April 21-24, 2016.

Last held in 2015

Website: http://rvastreetart.com/ For those of you who like to click, click here.

Washington, D.C.

Pow! Wow! DC

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