From 12th March to 4th April 2022

For this 10th edition, 9 shows (70+ performances) travelled to 13 cities in the Val d’Oise, Seine-et-Marne, Calvados and Oise counties: Arnouville, Blainville-sur-Orne, Cergy, Creil, Enghien-les-Bains, Garges-lès-Gonesse, Goussainville, Marly-la-Ville, Mitry-Mory, Persan, Sarcelles, Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône, Villiers-le-Bel.

16th and 17th March 2022

A European Forum at the Marcel Pagnol space in Villiers-le-Bel with shows, conferences and inter-professional exchanges involving artists, researchers, festival directors and programmers, staff from early childhood organisations and parents.



European Forum

To dig deeper…

  • Thank you all for this great European Forum 2022 !
    For this 10th anniversary edition, which followed a 9th edition that was very constrained by the pandemic in 2020, we can look forward to a great success! A big thank you to our institutional partners, our financial partners, the volunteers, the technical teams, but also and above all, the participants in person and online via […]
  • European Forum 2022: the report is now available
    The detailed report of the conferences and debates of the European Forum, written by the journalist Naly Gérard, is now available online (in French).
  • PREMIÈRES RENCONTRES 2022: Training sessions
    A summary of the training sessions for cultural and early childhood staff of the 2022 PREMIÈRES RENCONTRES festival’s partner cities.

Our partners

ACTA, conventioned company: Conseil départemental du Val d’Oise, City of Villiers-le-Bel. ACTA is subsidised by the DRAC Île-de-France through a territory convention, and by the Île-de-France Regional Council through an artistic permanence convention.

Supporters of the 2022 PREMIÈRES RENCONTRES festival : Ministry of Culture DRAC Île-de-France, the Conseil départemental du Val d’Oise, the Communauté d’Agglomération Roissy Pays de France, the City of Villiers-le-Bel, the Val-d’Oise CAF, the Embassy of France in Brazil, RAJA