The new Winterfest book with

We are looking for your Winterfest story!

In 20 years of Winterfest, there have been thousands of opportunities to share exciting, funny, emotional, memorable moments. And that’s exactly what we’re looking for! Tell us one of your memories or thoughts about the Festival of Contemporary Circus in Salzburg.

  • Who or what did you encounter there?
  • What made you laugh?
  • Were there tears of joy?
  • Why did you get goose bumps?
  • Which company did you fall in love with?
  • Maybe you fell head over heels in love?
  • What else made you giddy or speechless?

… We are interested in your personal Winterfest-story!

The Winterfest jury will select the funniest, most exciting, most emotional and most passionate stories from all the entries, which will then be published* in a book. Curious? >> Here << are some stories for you to read already!

We look forward to your story!

Become a Winterfest author* and send us your short story (max. 2,500 characters) and, if you like, a suitable/printable photo by December 31, 2021 to

*By submitting, you agree that your story may be used free of charge on and our channels (website, social media) as well as for other communication and promotion purposes and printed in book form. Please let us know if you want your story to be published under your name or anonymously. Ownership and disclosure of copyright is required for all photos submitted.

Your Winterfest-story via e-mail to!