Plovdiv 2019 (Bulgaria) > Open call for small projects > Events and community participation

Plovdiv 2019 is announcing an Open Call for cultural organisations, independent curators and artists from Bulgaria and abroad, aiming to stimulate their participation and contribution to the programme of Plovdiv - European Capital of Culture 2019. The call aims to support the implementation of small projects, to stimulate community participation, to attract and develop cultural activities in neighborhoods and alternative spaces in Plovdiv.

The main priority of the open call is to attract a variety of initiatives as well as special content on key clusters and projects of the European Capital of Culture programme such as:

- Cyrilisation - unique Bulgarian contributions to the diversity of European culture

- Mahala - working with Roma communities located in neighborhoods in the city

- The Maritsa River and Adata Island - interventions in urban space and projects with an ecological focus

The open call is dedicated to project proposals which are going to realize: Exhibitions, Theatre, Concerts, Dance performance and spectacles, Artistic interventions in Public spaces, such as installations /sound and light design incl./, sculptures, objects, projections, Campaigns and acts - dance performances, theatre, music, literature, cinema, exhibitions, International partnerships - Balkans and Europe, Common platforms for the exchange of knowledge and skills between people from different social groups and spheres in the creative sector, Community acts for improving dialogue between different social, age and ethnic groups, Projects for the inclusion of disadvantaged people and people with special needs and Urban agriculture – bio and eco constructions. 

Total budget for the overall grants: 400 000 BGN (ca 204,000 euros)

Deadline: 6 April 2018

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