Application deadline for the festival 2017 has already past!


As soon as the date for the Zookuenstler festival 2018 is fixed,

we will publish the application deadline for new applications.


Each participating artist or group receives a departure fee and a grant for travel expenses, free private accomodation

and free catering during the festival. In addition, of course, each artist has the chance to collect in the hat, and the ability

to merchandise is fully available.

Participation conditions

Below "act" is always meant as individual performance (single artists or artist groups).


  • About 30 acts will be invited to the festival. For this purpose, interested artists should send the application form to the Festival Committee.


  • There are 10 different locations in the zoo area. Each participating act performs on saturday and sunday for 3-4 times for about 30-45 minutes at a specified location. The location can be changed by appointment from saturday to sunday.


  • Each act has the opportunity to collect money with the hat and the ability to merchandise in the zoo area.


  • Each act receives an appearance fee and a grant for travel expenses.


  • If requested, we provide private accomadation with Münster families for participating artists for free.


  • Also catering will be guaranteed to all artists during the two days of the festival with food and beverage vouchers for free.


  • At some locations acts do have, upon agreement, the opportunity to get electricity (220 V). PA's are available only at three locations in consideration of disturbance of the zoo animals.


  • Shows with fire or fireworks are not allowed because of zoo animal protection.

Application form as PDF


Here you can download the application form as PDF, fill it in and send back to us until latest the 1st of March 2018.

Application online

Fields with astericks (*) must be filled in.

Send back on 1st of March 2018 latest!

Children program
Fixed location
Walking act
both possible
not needed
own equipment available
should be provided


Friday, June 8th 2018 in the evening
Saturday, June 9th 2018 in the morning
Sunday, June 10th 2018 in the evening
Monday, June 11th 2018 in the morning

Zookuenstler is a member of KultNet

International Street Artists Festival at the Muenster Allwetterzoo




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