Young Stage XS – „Ich wünsche mir …“ & “Gemüseorchester”

Afternoon for children and parents to see, hear, do handicrafts, marvel and participate

Portikus/Cultural Garden/Glarge Hall | Ulrike Gärtner, Albrecht Scharnweber (Plant-sound Laboratory) and Helena Fernandino (I wish ...) | 4:30 - 5:00 pm, forecourt | Bring a raincoat if necessary. | During the performance from 16:30 to 17:00, it is not possible to reach the forecourt by car.


Two projects from the “Young Stage” festival, originally planned with 13 projects, will be shown in the XS edition on Saturday, 04.07.

4:30 pm, forecourt

I wish…
Concept, choreography and artistic direction: Helena Fernandino

During the performance from 16:30 to 17:00, it is not possible to reach the forecourt by car.

With students of the Jugendkunstschule Dresden

“I must find a place where I can hide my desires. I’m not talking about the thin, small wishes (…) But the others – the three that suddenly become big and fat – ah – I don’t want to show them to anyone anymore. Not at all.”

What wishes are hidden deep down inside of us? Inspired by the book “The Yellow Bag” by the Brazilian author of books for children and young people Lygia Bojunga Nunes, the young people in this performance combine their everyday life with a world full of possibilities created by themselves.

17:00 hrs, cultural garden

What does a celery bongo, a leek violin or a carrot flute sound like?

Carving musical instruments from vegetables is child’s play! Workshop
Participants can take part in the following concert.

18:00 h, Great Hall

Vegetable Orchestra Concert

For a plant-sound laboratory, HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts was looking for children from the 3rd grade upwards who would like to make a carrot flute, a leek violin, a celery bongo or any other vegetable instrument. With the self-made instrument the children could record and upload their own vegetable sound.

All vegetable sounds sent in became part of a large vegetable orchestra video collage, which is presented online and now as a concert in HELLERAU.

18:30, Cultural garden

Finish with vegetable soup in the garden