The International Comic Strip Festival in Angoulême, France, is a dream for every comic lover. The festival has been held here since 1974. This festival is the second-largest in
The International Comic Strip Festival in Angoulême, France, is a dream for every comic lover. The festival has been held here since 1974. This festival is the second-largest in Europe and the third in the world. No wonder it attracts over 200.000 visitors every year.
The festival is not held in one specific place. Be prepared to move around the city to have the best experience. Make sure you get a program of the festival, so you can pick your favorite activities, there are a lot of them. During the four-day festival, you can see comic writers at work, or you can participate in a drawing contest, you might even get discovered.
During the Festival they will award several prestigious cartoon prizes. If you’re still an amateur you can work on your skills during masterclasses and workshops. And if you love comics and cartoons this is the place to buy and trade them. Chances are big your favorite cartoon creator is here to sign your comic. And if you don’t have a favorite yet, this might be the place where you find one and get hooked.
january 27 (Thursday) - 30 (Sunday)
1 Place Saint-Pierre, 16000 Angoulême, France