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FRIDAY ISLAND is a series of events taking place in Luxembourg, which promotes an exchange between artists as well as a public dialogue on a given topic. FRIDAY ISLAND is looking for artists (from Luxembourg and abroad) working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, May 12th, 2017 – Theme: POWER. Deadline: 3 April 2017.
Supported by the City of Brussels, NUIT BLANCHE highlights every first Saturday in October dozens of sites across the capital as it presents a variety of contemporary artistic creations at night. Cultural venues, shop windows, school playgrounds, car parks, churches, stations, fountains, streets and squares are all potential locations.With this 15th edition, NUIT BLANCHE intends once again to explore a theme which is closely linked to the district in question. The theme this time will be "POWER GAMES". Deadline: 19 March 2017.
NEW CALL! Structured Dialogue on "skills, training and knowledge transfer: traditional and emerging heritage"
The call is open to representatives of the cultural and creative sectors (professional organisations, cultural institutions, non-governmental organisations, European networks, foundations, private organisations, etc.) with relevant expertise on the topic “Skills, training and knowledge transfer: traditional and emerging heritage”, who would like to contribute to discussions with the European Commission. Organisations applying must be from one of the 28 EU Member States. Deadline: 14 March 2017.
STEP stands for ‘Supporting Travel for Engaged Partnerships’. The STEP travel grants funding programme has been initiated and managed by the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo (CdSP). STEP travel grants support creative and critical individual cultural workers who are travelling across Europe and neighbouring countries, to help foster a society with greater solidarity, equality and a stronger sense of social justice. You should apply at least 60 days before the mobility.
This tour funding mechanism offers opportunities for professional South African musicians to undertake live music tours in South Africa as well as other Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The fund provides support to live music performances, collaborations and performance-based workshops. Deadline: 26 February 2017.
20th edition of International Festival of Alternative Theatrical Expression - FAKI (Croatia) > Call for applications
As a festival of alternative theater, street theater, performance, off- and low-budget theater, FAKI has, in the last few years, become the central place for an overview of innovative, critical and independent, international theater and performance scenes.This year, the organisers invite performance, theater, dance and circus artists and collectives to apply for participation at FAKI 20, dedicated to the theme of Africa and racial discrimination against blacks. FAKI also offers art residencies three weeks prior to the festival, for final rehearsals and international premiere on the opening day. Deadline: 5 March 2017.
The Institute for International Cultural Relations > The University of Edinburgh (UK) > Global Cultural Fellows
The organisers seek individuals concerned about their cultural interests and values with respect to globalization. They are looking for innovative professionals intensely engaged with their organizations and communities. They should be interested in cultural politics and the relationship of the arts to their communities. Deadline: 15 March 2017.
The NFN member festivals focus is on emerging artists but they also welcome established artists who choose to work on the fringe of the establishment. Covered disciplines are: Performance art, Installations, Street art, Theatre, Dance, Video, Circus, Music, Comedy, Children arts initiatives etc. Deadline: 5 March 2017.
Afrikayna est heureuse d'annoncer l'ouverture des #bourses de mobilité #AAL2017 (Maroc et pays en Afrique) à toutes les disciplines du spectacle vivant: musique, théâtre, danse... / Afrikayna is glad to open the mobility grants #AAL2017 (Morocco and countries in Africa) to all performing arts disciplines: music, theater, dance... Date limite / Deadline: 5 mars / March 2017.
Halmstad International Street Theatre Festival (SE) and PASSAGE Festival (DK/SE): Call for Nordic Street
Nordic Street is a platform for highlighting and promoting performative street arts conceived and produced in the Nordic countries. This new platform is a result of a 10 year long cooperation between the two street performance festivals in both programme, scheduling and logistics. During 2017 the two festivals will have a special focus on Nordic street performances inviting international festival managers and programmers for two days of curated programme. Deadline: 1 March 2017.
La Central del Circ abre la presente convocatoria con el objetivo de reforzar los intercambios existentes con América Latina y de proporcionar recursos y apoyo a un proyecto singular de creación de un espectáculo de circo contemporáneo. Esta residencia se dirige a compañías profesionales de circo inmersas en un proceso de creación basado en la investigación en países de América Latina (Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú y Uruguay). Fecha límite de admisión de proyectos: 28 de febrero de 2017.
The challenge > an international competition designed to encourage young artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs to work for social innovation
The purpose of the b.creative challenge is to support artists, cultural and creative entrepreneurs and to encourage collaborations between them with a view to address different stringent social issues. The organisers are very keen on rewarding daring projects which employ creative and artistic skills to enable innovation in environmental protection, mental and physical well being, new food and sustainable agriculture, social cohesion, access to education and digital literacy, fight against poverty and others. Deadline (extended): 28 April 2017.
The purpose of the Visitors section of the AC/E Programme for the Internationalisation of Spanish Culture (PICE) is to facilitate the presence in Spain of prestigious international influencers, agents, professionals and programmers in the fields of the arts and culture, so that they can enjoy first-hand experience of various areas of Spain’s cultural and creative sector and establish direct and personal relations. Two application periods: 1-31 January and 1-31 May 2017.
Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America is a partnership program between Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Southern Exposure: Performing Arts of Latin America is a national initiative that provides support for the presentation of exemplary performing artists from Latin America in communities across the United States. Deadline: 3 April 2017.
For EVA 2018, the revision and selection process of the Open Call is a call to respond to "the current state". This could be a reflection on the current state of your work, the current state of government, the current state of your family, the current state of art history, the current state of ideology, the current state of your illness, the current state of religion, or a reflection on how the state of today reminds you of the state of yesterday. Deadline (extended): The organisers are accepting late proposals until 12pm (GMT) 28 February. Proposals received after 31 January 2017 will incur a late application charge of €15 in addition to the handling fee.