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British Council report: Influence and Attraction: Culture and the Race for Soft Power in the 21st Century
A new report report from the British Council investigates how and why ‘soft power’ is becoming more important in international relations – and why countries such as China, Korea and Brazil are making huge investments in it.
In order to promote the works of the authors members of the Société Suisse des Auteurs (SSA) and extend their international reputation, the SSA cultural fund collaborates with CORODIS to allocate grants to SSA authors for the international promotion of performances. Information in French.
The British Council Shorts Support Scheme Travel Grant Fund is the best way for UK residents to help exhibit their short film overseas. Conditions apply. Applications can be done anytime of the year.
Danish Agency for Culture: Information on grants for international artists and art institutions wishing to collaborate with Danish artists and art institutions
www.danisharts.dk is the English version of the Danish website www.kunst.dk, which is The Danish Agency for Culture's site for art funding and art grants. This site is designed for international artists, arts organisations and international cultural administrative bodies interested in collaborating with individuals or institutions within the Danish arts system.
The founding members of the Egyptian Centre of the International Theatre Institute, have been witnessing with increasing alarm the vicious onslaught against the defining foundations of Egyptian culture, with theatre and the performing arts at the forefront. The International Theatre Institute calls for actions and solidarity!
Europeana is now being asked to put the case for funding. Support the free share of information in Europe and the world by supporting the AllezCulture campaign!
Platform meeting of Asian and European cultural mobility funders, Prague- Czech Republic, 5-6 June 2013
Over 35 organisations and institutions from Asia and Europe gathered in Prague, Czech Republic in early June for the first ever meeting of mobility funders from Asia and Europe, organised by the Czech Arts and Theatre Institute, Kelola Foundation (Indonesia) and On the Move with the support of the Creative Encounters programme of ASEF – Asia-Europe Foundation and Arts Network Asia. REad the results of the event and see who was there!
Différents types de programmes sont répertoriés dans ce lien dont les programmes de résidences internationales de l’Institut français, le dispositif de programmation de l'IF ou les appels dans le cadre des conventions de l'IF avec des collectivités territoriales. Les dates de dépôts des dossiers dépendent des programmes.
La mobilité des artistes et les visas Schengen : recommandations pour la Commission Européenne (Direction Générale des Affaires intérieures) et les Etats membres de l'Union Européenne concernés
2013 est une année clef: la Commission européenne (Direction générale des affaires intérieures) va réviser le code des "visas Schengen" et dans ce but a mis en ligne une consultation publique pour améliorer les procédures d'obtention des visas "Schengen" de courte durée. Ce moment est donc stratégique pour le secteur culturel en Europe et au delà pour faire entendre la voix du secteur et pour faire connaître aux responsables de politiques publiques européens les besoins spécifiques des artistes en mobilité eu égard aux visas Schengen. Voyez ce que vous pouvez faire dès MAINTENANT!
Artists' mobility and Schengen visas: recommendations to the European Commission/DG Home and concerned EU Member States
2013 is a strategic year: the European Commission - DG Home Affairs is revising the EU visa code and has opened a public online consultation to improve the procedures for obtaining short-stay "Schengen" visas. Therefore this is a unique strategic moment for the cultural sector in Europe and beyond to make its voice heard and let the EU policy-makers know about the specific needs of mobile artists as regards Schengen visas. Here's what you can do NOW.
Touring Artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information in Germany
touring artists, an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information on visas/residence, transport/customs, taxes, social security, other insurances and copyright in Germany.
Commissioned by international arts organisation The South Project, Mapping South: Journeys in South-South Cultural Relations is a publication celebrating 10 years of cultural exchange and dialogue between arts practitioners from countries of the southern hemisphere.
The Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development is looking for interns particularly in the fields of grants and collaborations, awards, communication and fundraising and cultural emergency responses.
ECAS is launching a Hotline as part of its EU Rights Clinic to overcome the visible and hidden barriers to European citizenship. Citizens throughout the EU will be able to call the hotline, fill in the on-line form or Skype in order to share their personal stories, seek help and thus contribute to improvements in European policy and legislation.
The Bala Visa petition was launched n late 2012 to ask for the abolition of visas for Lebanese citizens travelling to Schengen countries.