Fri, 20th Mar 2020


The SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival is postponed from June 2020 to 14.10. until 18.10.2020. The epidemic spread of COVID-19, the "corona virus", leads to drastic but necessary restrictions - this also applies to SILBERSALZ. After consultation with our initiators and partners we have decided to postpone SILBERSALZ 2020. (...)
Wed, 11th Mar 2020

Wanted! SILBERSALZ helping hands (m/f/d)

Do you have time during the festival period - and would like to work at SILBERSALZ? Become part of our team of helpers and apply now [...]
Thu, 5th Mar 2020

Submit now! SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards in association with Jackson Wild

Recognising excellence in science storytelling: The legacy of the Jackson Hole Science Media Awards will be continued. SILBERSALZ is becoming the new home of the renowned awards from this year onwards. Introducing 10 new categories, we are looking for original, creative stories dealing with a range of scientific disciplines, including natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, engineering and medicine. Submission is now open [...]
Mon, 17th Feb 2020

"Homeland Earth" - the new festival theme 2020

In our third edition, we invite you to take part in current debates around nature, biodiversity, climate protection and sustainable future. From 25th to 28th of June, a selection of films, artworks, live performances, and workshops will be focusing on Homeland Earth - "Heimat Erde" – from present to its future [...]
Tue, 28th Jan 2020

Launch of the SILBERSALZ youth program in Passage 13

The youth program "SILBERSALZ by Youth" offers in the run-up to the festival an open place for experiments and encounters for new paths to science and the future.
Mon, 2nd Dec 2019

Call for Science Projects 2020

The SILBERSALZ Science & Media Pitch is now accepting submissions from all scientists, science journalists and media professionals that want to develop their science project ideas into factual series, documentary one-offs, and interactive, immersive experiences. We're interested in contemporary global stories about discoveries and innovations across all technological and scientific disciplines.
Mon, 11th Nov 2019

We want you!

Join the SILBERSALZ team. Become part of the SILBERSALZ team. We're looking for new team members: Guest management (m/f/d), Ticketing (m/f/d). Apply now!
Mon, 11th Nov 2019

SILBERSALZ 2020 – Exciting offers for school classes

Free pre-registrations for the SILBERSALZ school programme possible until 15 December 2019: School cinema, individual guided tours through the SILBERSALZ exhibitions and discussion rounds with researchers* - open to all regional schools.
Wed, 23rd Oct 2019

Film submission now closed!

Many thanks for all your submissions! We will get back to all participants by May 24th 2020. The call was open to films representing all scientific disciplines, research areas or concepts, tackling issues across all subgenres: science, natural history, history, geopolitics, investigative journalism, impact stories.
Tue, 22nd Oct 2019

Looking back on SILBERSALZ 2019

Press release – SILBERSALZ Festival 2019 doubled its number of visitors. Additional 10.000 persons came to see the installation "Museum of the Moon".