On the Move Newsflash 04/2006
News from On the Move
Boletín en español - Newsletter now available in Spanish!
Gracias a nuestro nuevo colaborador en España, El Centro Dramático de Aragón, el boletín será traducido al español cada mez y enviado días después al mailing general. Si estás interesado en recibir esta nueva versión al castellano del boletín, por favor, envianós tu solicitud y dirección de e-mail a: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Year of Intercultural Dialogue - EFAH lobbies
The European Commisisoner Jàn Figel' has proposed that 2008 be a "Year of Intercultural Dialogue". Intercultural Dialogue is a key issue for Europe, and will be of increasing importance over the coming years.
EURES Job Mobility Portal launched
In order to be able to make informed decisions about mobility, job-seekers and employers need information on a wide range of practical, legal and administrative questions. The EURES Job Mobility Portal provides information tools which aim to give help and support when considering moving to or recruiting from another country.
Finland, Portugal and Spain open up their labour markets
Finland, Portugal and Spain are to follow Ireland, Sweden and the UK and open up their labour markets to workers from the new EU Member States in central and eastern Europe from 1 May 2006.
UNESCO biannual prize for the promotion of the arts
The UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts shall be awarded in recognition of outstanding creative achievements by young artists, or groups of artists, in the field of the visual arts (painting, sculpture and graphics), new technologies andthe performing arts, and to encourage their further development as artists.
LabforCulture.org portal online update
LabforCulture.org, the on and offline platform for information and knowledge about transnational cultural practice has an online Update.
No budget increase for culture
On the 4th April, the European Parliament and the EU Council agreed just a 4 billion Euro increase in budget. This means no budget increase for culture.
Grants for Mobility
Mawa3eed - cultural and artistic exchange in the Arab region (deadline: 30 May)
Mawa3eed is a program for supporting cultural and artistic exchange in the Arab region. The program aims at encouraging and supporting the circulation of creative works within the Arab region by partially financing travel expenses of artists and writers and their work.
Une bourse d'aide à la mobilité ¡Mira! (deadline: 15 May)
The next selection for mobility grants from ¡MIRA! has set the deadline of 15 May for applications from French, Spanish or Portuguese artists. The grants are aimed at supporting co-operation and mobility.
Art Moves Africa (deadline: 1 May)
Grants for the mobility of artists and cultural operators within the African continent. AMA offers travel funds to artists, arts professionals and cultural operators living and working in Africa to travel within and between the five African regions.
STEP beyond mobility scheme
The ECF's mobility scheme encourages cross-border cultural cooperation and exchange between all European countries, including those that are not currently members of the European Union, and also the countries of the South Caucasus, i.e. Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Calls for participation
International Solo & Duo Dance Festival, Budapest, Jan 07 (deadline: 4 Aug)
8th Solo Dance and 6th Duo Dance International Festival will be held in January 2007 - organised by Orkesztika Foundation in Mu Theatre, Budapest, Hungary. Planned date of the Festival: from 10th till 16th of January 2007. New, short dance productions are wanted!
16th International Festival of Modern Dance, Lithuania, 5-9 Oct (deadline: 30 Apr)
The 16th International Festival of Modern Dance, Kaunas, Lithuania is organized by AURA Dance Theatre. Each participant is required to send information about the company and piece as detailed as possible. The aim of the Festival is to promote and present a variety of artists and companies involved in contemporary dance to the Lithuanian public.
amorph!06 cover up - Screening Lounge submissions! (deadline: 2 May)
For the Screening Room we are looking to create a programme of unique and inspiring works specifically created for the camera. amorph!06 cover up invites submissions of work from international artists in the field of experimental film, theatre, dance and performance.
OPT-IN 2006 - Revisioning America, 2-17 Jun (deadline: 15 May)
A two week festival exploring the role of artists in political change is looking for artists, creative professionals, educators, performers, designers, writers, scientists, activists, media maestros and change agents to create work that will engage and involve the audience.
amorph!06 cover up - workshop, Helsinki, 13-20 Aug (deadline: 2 May)
The amorph!06 cover up, Live Art Festival has an open call for Workshop participants! amorph!06 cover up Workshop will act as the central focus of the amorph!06 cover up Live Art Festival, which will take place from August 13-20, 2006 in Helsinki, Finland.
Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Autumn 2006 (deadline: 30 Apr)
In Autumn 2006, the festival 'Rencontres internationales Paris/Berlin' will present in Paris and Berlin an international programming focusing on film, video and multimedia. Multimedia section includes performance, concert and sound works.
New technology art commissions, Cambridge, 25-29 Apr 2007 (deadline: 1 Jun)
Enter - Explorations in new technology art will commission three media arts projects in 2006/07 for its festival Unknown Territories: Adventures in Space in Cambridge (UK) between 25-29 April 2007. Enter invites national and international artists to submit proposals for three commissions that consider live interaction with audience and space.
Junction Arts Festival, North America, 9-10 Sep (deadline: 15 May)
Junction Arts Festival - The Largest Art Meets Street Festival in North America has launched a call for performers.
Festival of Regions, Austria, Jun-Jul 2007 (deadline: 7 May)
The Festival of Regions entitled EXITS AND DEAD ENDS will take place in Austria in June - July 2007. The Festival of Regions is inviting project proposals from the areas of site-specific art and culture, art in public space, everyday culture, performance and participatory practices for the 2007 festival program.
Balkan Black Box 2007 festival
balkan black box 2007: The Cathedral and the Bazaar, a production of Culture in Transitional Settings have launched a call for proposals. balkan black box is a Berlin based festival featuring current works of visual, performing and fine artists from South East Europe.
Festival on dance in documentaries, Cologne 18-20 Oct (deadline: 31 May)
For the second time the worldwide festival on dance in documentaries - initiated and organized by the Deutsches Tanzarchiv Köln (German Dance Archives) - will be held from 18 - 20 October 2006 in Cologne.
Kurt-Jooss-Prize 2007 (deadline: 18 Oct)
In the Autumn of 2007 the Kurt-Jooss-Prize will be awarded for the third time. The prize is endowed with 6,000 Euros and is intended to encourage and foster choreographers not yet fully established in their profession, there are no restrictions as regards style or age.
Salvador, Brasil - Sacatar Foundation
Residency program for artists at the Quinta Pitanga estate on the Island of Itaparica in the Bay of All Saints, Salvador, Brasil. The Sacatar Foundation sponsors residencies for highly-qualified individuals in all creative pursuits.
Pro Helvetia Residencies 2007 - Switzerland (deadline: 1 Jul)
Pro Helvetia - Cairo Liaison office would like to invite artists from the region (Egypt, Jordan, Iran, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia) to apply to its residency program in Switzerland for 2007.
École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower, France (deadline: 30 Apr)
UNESCO-Aschberg Residency at the École Supérieure de Danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower, Cannes, France. Discipline: majors in classical, contemporary dance and movement analysis; jazz, tap dance, drama and vocal work (options). Origin of candidates: Latin America, Africa or Asia (in particular China or Korea), Eastern Europe and Russia.
Liberdance Summer Dance Workshop. Croatia, Jul-Aug (deadline: Jun 15)
Liberdance Dance Company organises its "Summer Dance Workshop" in Pula July 29 - August 9. The workshops host theatre and dance teachers and choreographers from Croatia and from abroad.
Pantheatre VOICES Summer University, France, 1-14 July
Pantheatre, in collaboration with the Roy Hart Centre (Château de Malérargues, Southern France), proposes a second VOICES Summer University: 2 weeks of dialogues between practice and theory: workshops, lectures, master classes, debates, performances.
Bodyschool 2006, Bern, 19-21 June
Bodyschool 2006 - Bodystories: Anatomy, Movement, and perception is a workshop led by Andrea Olsen and Caryn McHose that will take place from 19-21 June in Bern, Switzerland. In this workshop, Caryn and Andrea explore experiential anatomy as a resource for clarifying perception and deepening investigation.
Bodyvoice- theater training after Grotowski, 27 Jul - 26 Aug
Summerschool "Bodyvoice" theater training after Grotowski will take place from 27 July - 26 August in Wroclaw (Poland) and Bielefeld (Germany).
International Directors' and Trainers' Colloquium (IDTC), Sweden, 21 May - 1 Jun (deadline: 15 May)
The International Directors' and Trainers' Colloquium (IDTC) entitled THE ART OF REHEARSAL is a unique opportunity for directors and theatre teachers from all over Europe to gain insight into the Russian Theatre School, following the tradition line from Stanislavsky - Knebel - Vasiliev - Alschitz.
Contacting the World, Manchester, 17-23 Jul (deadline: 26 Apr)
Contacting the World is Contact's pioneering international theatre exchange project for young people. It offers a professional development programme, during the Contact meeting to be held in Manchester, 17 - 23 July. A small number of bursaries are available for theatre practitioners who do not have the ability to fund their attendance at this event.
NACL Catskill Performer Training Retreat, New York, 18 Jun - 2 Jul
NACL Catskill Performer Training Retreat 2006 at the Highland Lake, New York will take place from 18 June - 2 July 2006. International performers, directors, theatre makers live and eat at the NACL artists' residence and train intensively.
International Improvisation Festival, Budapest, 2-10 Jul (deadine: 20 Jun)
Call to study and work with fantastic international teacher staff at the 5th Kontakt Budapest International Improvisation Festival in Budapest, Hungary.
Research centre for actors in Madrid presents a Clown workshop, 6-7 May
Reseach and Pedagogical Centre for Actors presents a CLOWN workshop, 6-7 May in Madrid. The workshop will led by Hernán Gené, Director of the group EXTRA-VAGANTE TEATRO de Madrid. The workshop will be held in Spanish.
VIIIth international symposium on Cultural Diversity in Music and dance Education: call for papers (deadline: 15 May)
VIIIth international symposium on Cultural Diversity in Music and dance Education will be held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, December 13 - 17, 2006. A CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS on embodiment in transcultural music and dance education.
internationale tanzmesse nrw, Germany, Aug 16-19 - booth reservations (deadline: 30 Apr)
Some booths are still available for the internationale tanzmesse nrw in Düsseldorf / Germany - August 16-19, 2006. Dance companies who wish to present themselves at the fair are invited to register by April 30th.
Call for papers - The Europe's Parade, Barcelona, 23 Sep (deadline: 30 Apr)
The V Street Arts Technical Meeting will take place on 23 September 2006 at the Barcelona Contemporary Cultural Centre (CCCB) during La Mercè celebration. If you are involved with street parade projects, we invite you to submit a proposal for presentation.
African artist circulation in Europe, Marseille, 3 June
The international world music network are organising on June 3rd, a cultural meeting in Marseille (France). The conference will be about African artist circulation in Europe, the institution role in the artistic exchanges with the African continent, the musical broadcasting, medias and Internet, the formation of cultural African professionals.
Developing cultural projects in the Euro-Mediterranean space, Paris, 16-17 May (deadline: 11 May)
Relais Culture Europe is organising a 2 day training session entitled "Developing a cultural project in the Euro-Mediterranean Space". The meeting will take place in Paris on the 16-17 May. The training is aimed towards cultural actors wishing to build projects in the Euro-Mediterranean. It will be given in French.
Creative Forum for Independent Theatre Groups (Europe- Mediterranean), 1-10 Feb 2007 (deadline: 15 Aug)
Bibliotheca Alexandrina & International Association for Creation and Training (I-ACT)invite you to apply for the Creative Forum for Independent Theatre Groups (Europe- Mediterranean) 4th Edition 1- 10 February 2007.
Mobility in the Euromed space, Fes, Morocco, 12-13 May
The Roberto Cimetta Fund in partnership with the French Embassy in Morocco and the French Institute in Fez are organising the "Assises" of mobility in the Euro-Mediterranean space. The aim is to have a structured and shared think-tank on the concept of mobility in the region, including the mobility of artists, works and cultural operators.
Teatre Català a Barcelona 'Come & See', 12-13 July
An invitation to presenters, agents and festivals to attend in two days about 30 showcases of the most important theatre and dance companies of Catalonia.
English speaking actors (M/F) needed, Spain, Sep 06 - May 07
FA'RUM TEATRE I EDUCACIA is a professional theatre company based in Valencia, Spain. After eleven years it has become the main producer of educational theatre in the country. They need English speaking actors and actresses aged 21- 30 years.
Director/collaborator wanted for cabaret artist/physical theatre maker, UK
Cabaret artist/physical theatre maker in the UK is looking for a director with cabaret and physical theatre experience to work on several small pieces for various club dates with an eye to developing these into a larger show.
2 talented puppeteers needed for UK show, 20 - 23 July
Analogue theatre company is looking for 2 talented puppeteers to work on a profit-share production that will be previewed in London in July.
Collection of piano literature on offer
Collector ready to donate or lend piano literature collection including more than 17,000 compositions, over 5,000 books/essays/articles/... in about 20 languages and thousands of playbills and booklets of festivals and various events. The institution should be preferably situated in central Europe and be able to catalogue and preserve the collection.
Nomadic Collaborations - new members wanted
Nomadic-Collaborations, an international collective of artists, is looking for seven artists to join the collaborative. It aims to promote communication among different artistic disciplines, places, cultures and peoples in order to create fuller, multi-media and interdisciplinary works.
Taxation of International Performing Artistes
The PhD thesis of Dick Molenaar "Taxation of International Performing Artistes" discusses the problems with the special taxing rules for international performing artistes resulting from Article 17 OECD Model Treaty.
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New links and updates
The Staendige Konferenz Tanz (Permanent Conference for Dance), is a nationwide lobby-network of Germany's leading professional dance associations and institutions.
Centro Dramático de Aragón
The CDA aims to be an instrument to support and spread the theatrical activities and perfomring arts in general in Aragón.
Área de Cooperación de Ministerio de Cultura
A web site for general information about cultural cooperation between Spain and other countries of the world. The site has several links focused on Europe (Culture 2000) and Latin American countries.
Jonde, Joven Orquesta Nacional de España
A public young orchestra dedicated to classical music in Madrid, Spain. Their activities are focused on music concerts, training and work offers for Spanish and international musicians.
Eastern Europe Music Convention
Due to the expanding markets in Eastern Europe, the EEMC is a concept to create a platform where the international Music and Entertainment Industry can come together and Get Connected to East European companies, and vice-versa.
Arts Council of Mongolia
The Arts Council of Mongolia is a dynamic organization which supports, advocates and enriches Mongolian arts and cultural endeavours through a broad range of programs and projects...
Festivales en Extremadura
Web page listing of all theatre, music and dance festivals in Extremadura, Spain. Also includes a guide about how to organise a festival. The website is in Spanish.