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The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) is pleased to launch the regional leg of its mobility programme, which will support African music festivals wanting to programme artists from any of the following seven countries: Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria (Northern), Chad, Mali and Niger. Deadline: 22 March 2018.
Future Learn (online course): Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World
Get an introduction to issues, agendas and contexts relating to fashion and sustainability in a changing world. The class starts on 9 April 2018.
2019 marks the 90th Anniversary of the creation of UNIMA. To honour this date, UNIMA is holding an open competition for young writers interested in authoring a script or concept for the puppet theatre that will be performed as part of the UNIMA 90th Anniversary celebrations. UNIMA is in search of a special script/concept for the puppet theatre. This creation will be workshopped into four distinct productions that will be performed in four separate geographical regions of the world: Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. Deadline: 15 April 2018.
The call is open to artists, performing arts professionals (music, dance, theater ...), organizations or cultural associations, places of diffusion and festivals. Artists and cultural operators must be based on the African continent. The projects must be related to Morocco because the fund is Moroccan (from Morocco to a continental country or vice versa). L'appel est ouvert aux artistes, professionnels du spectacle vivant (musique, danse, théâtre...), une organisation ou une association culturelle, un lieu de diffusion, un festival. Les artistes et opérateurs culturels doivent être résidents sur le continent africain. Les projets doivent être en lien avec le Maroc car le fonds est marocain (du Maroc vers un pays du continent ou inversement). 28.2.2018.
Commission internationale du théâtre francophone (CITF) > Appels: Programmes régulier et d'exploration
La Commission internationale du théâtre francophone (CITF) est composée de membres statutaires et de membres associés, représentés à l’Assemblée générale par des fonctionnaires et des experts artistiques choisis parmi les professionnels du théâtre. Le Programme RÉGULIER soutient les coproductions dans toutes les étapes de la création, production et diffusion (voir les critères d’admissibilité). Le Programme EXPLORATION soutient une phase d’exploration en vue de rencontres artistiques pouvant mener à une coproduction. Date limite : 1er mars 2018.
This call (The Next Generation 2018) seeks proposals that enable young people (ages 15-30) in countries eligible from Africa and the Middle East to explore, define and represent their identities through arts and culture in a project that lasts a maximum of one year. Deadline: 16 March 2018.
Hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism, the Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) engages in a broad range of international exchange programs to introduce Korea’s contemporary art to an international audience while strengthening its global network. As a part of this effort, KAMS seeks to award grants to International art organizations that 1) invite Korean artists to exhibit, or 2) collaborate with Korean partners – including curators, galleries, and pertinent organizations – to present exhibitions of Korean artists, thereby assisting high-potential Korean artists with extending their reach to international art markets. Deadline: 28 February 2018.
In 2018, Invisible Borders Trans-African project will embark on the 8th edition of its artistic Road Trip Project. The Road Trip this time, will be a Trans-African one encompassing countries, towns, villages, rivers and Trans-African highways between Lagos (Nigeria) and Maputo (Mozambique) within a period of 95 days, from August 20 to November 23, 2018. The road trip will feature 21 participants all together (3 administrators, 9 Trans-border participants and 9 guest participants). The organisers are seeking passionate African artists (photographers, writers, filmmakers, historians, architects, dancers, performance artists, and graffiti artists) who are interested in participating in this road trip. Deadline: 6 March 2018.
Through this grants scheme, the European Cultural Foundation funds emerging artists and cultural workers of 18 years old or older in 59 countries to explore and to exchange views, skills and inspiration, create long-lasting collaborations and to instigate a positive change in their communities. They support all kinds of cross-border creativity - including music, visual art, theatre, dance, film, documentary, multimedia, design, photography, fashion and cultural capacity building. #steptravelgrants guidelines are updated! You can now apply for a larger grant if you choose more #sustainable ways of transport such as bus and train journeys. The deadline to apply is a minimum of 60 days before the departure date.
USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at important cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S. based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music and theatre invited to perform at significant international festivals and performing arts markets. Deadlines: 1 December 2017 and 5 April 2018.
The objective of the International Award 'UCLG – Mexico City – Culture 21' is, to recognise leading cities and individuals that have distinguished themselves through their contribution to culture as a key dimension in sustainable cities. Deadline: 16 March 2018.
The non-profit Allianz Cultural Foundation initiates and sponsors multilateral art, culture and education projects in Europe and the Mediterranean fostering mutual understanding and dialogue that transcends borders. Its main focus is on cross-disciplinary and contemporary projects that put innovative approaches in art, culture and education into practice and that help shape social change in the spirit of European integration. They particularly support programs that promote exchange, encounters and digitization, that ignite enthusiasm for the European project in young people, and that forge sustainable ties between participating players. Deadline: 1 March 2018.
The Prince Claus Fund’s Ticket Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners by covering travel costs, in particular for artists and cultural practitioners living in Latin America, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, non-EU Balkans and non-EU Eastern Europe who wish to travel within these areas. Please note that the Mobility Fund is not accepting applications at the moment. However, the Mobility Fund will open again on 1 February 2018, and you are welcome to submit your application after that date.
In 2012, the Federal Cultural Foundation established the TURN – Fund for Artistic Cooperation between Germany and African Countries in order to encourage a wide range of German institutions to shift their focus on the artistic production and cultural debates in African countries.In order to respond to the continued interest in these joint projects, the Federal Cultural Foundation has extended the programme with additional funding until 2021 (originally scheduled to end in April 2020). Deadline: 31 March 2018.
This fund is exclusively for East African nationals and residents looking to travel to either Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda or Ethiopia (18-35 years old). The Mobility East Africa grant programme accepts applications all year round. You can apply at any time but grant review can take up to 3 months.