The scholarships can be asked when applying for a training activity for young conductors or composers under the label of ECA-EC and the Eurochoir. It targets talented conductors and composers under 30 with limited economic resources. Applicants shall apply by the deadline of applications for each respective event.
East European Performing Arts Platform / EEPAP in collaboration with International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts / IETM have an open call for the new placement within mobility programme for performing arts professionals. This call is exclusively dedicated to individuals from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine). Deadline: 28 February 2017.
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.
DLECTRICITY is back! The Curatorial Committee, selected by Midtown Detroit, Inc. and the founders of Art Detroit Now (an organization representing over 90 contemporary arts venues in metro Detroit), will select projects and performances based on a number of criteria, including artistic merit and how well it uses various media relating to light and other technologies (videos, smartphones, lasers, robots) within an urban environment. Deadline: 28 February 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.
In 2017, ISELP launches a new residency programme with the support of the Commission communautaire française de la région de Bruxelles-Capitale (COCOF). The residencies are conveived as situated and temporary communities leaning back at the world, but also as reflecting the diversity of the artistic scene in Belgium and more precisely in Brussels. They are designed as a space for artists, critics, theoreticians, curators who are willing to deepen a series of specific investigations on topics related to our contemporary (art) world. Deadline: 26 February 2017. (FR/EN)
The organisers are calling for project proposals in the area of contemporary arts, science and activism. Participants preferably should come to the Nomadic Village with their own mobile abodes, from which they will create a small village; an autonomous environment in which people can dedicate themselves to the projects, form spontaneous collaborations and immerse in the dynamics of a micro society. Deadline: 31 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.
The SOLO DANCE CONTEST 2017 is a contest for a short contemporary dance solo (contemporary dance / contemporary ballet). The International SOLO DANCE CONTEST will take place during the Gdansk Dance Festival between 5th – 9th June 2017. The Contest is to support and promote contemporary dance. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
The European Alliance for Culture and the Arts appeals to include culture, arts and creative work in the the European Commission's new strategy for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations (the 2030 Agenda). Latest news on 31 January 2017: Read and share the Political Statement on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties.
Culture Resource is one of the largest independent cultural organizations in the Arab region and works in three main areas: Supporting artists, writers and emerging cultural institutions in the Arab region; Improving the conditions of cultural work politically, legislatively and economically; and, presenting and promoting important creative works to the Arab public. Deadline for the job position: extended till 28 February 2017.
Priority - among other criteria - will be given to applicants who work directly and actively with local communities and cultures, are based in the Mediterranean Region, particularly North Africa and the Arab Region and who link directly with Fondazzjoni Kreattività’s annual ŻiguŻajg International Arts Festival for Children and Young People and the Valletta International Visual Arts (VIVA) Festival. Check carefully the themes and priorities. Deadline: 31 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.