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On April 1st, 2014 the European Commission released a new proposal on More flexible visa rules to boost growth and job creation, which includes proposals to shorten and simplify the current Schengen visa procedures and the creation of a new "touring visa", particularly interesting for live performing artists. Find all the details - and stay tuned: OTM will follow the discussion closely!
International art fairs outside the Netherlands can apply for a distinctive presentation during the fair of existing work by artists from the Netherlands. Deadline throughout the year (proposals to be sent at least one month before the art fair).
The Icelandic Literature Center contributes to the promotion of Icelandic literature abroad. Authors, foreign publishers and organizers of literary events (festivals) can apply for support for Icelandic authors travelling abroad to promote their work. Application deadlines: 15 March, 15 June, 15 September and 15 November.
Established with gifts from IIE Trustees Robert L. Dilenschneider and Mark A. Angelson, the Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider Scholar Rescue Award in the Arts will provide life-saving fellowships to 10 threatened scholars in fields such as painting, dance, music, architecture, and the performing arts.
INTPA – International Net for Dance and Performance Austria supports Europe-based event organizers to cooperate with Austrian artists while being able to provide adequate incentives for Austrian artists to participate. Eligible applicants are based in Europe with the exception of Austria. Application must be submitted at least two months prior to the scheduled performance date.
This regional mobility and freedom of movement policy agenda aims to develop closer links between a range of stakeholders including government agencies, foundations, voluntary and community sector in delivering specific policies and positions in areas affecting mobility with a focus on arts, culture and social entrepreneurship. Read more about it and support this innovative initiative!
The ICD invites applications from individuals who are coming from the following fields: International Relations & Politics, Languages & Literature, History & Philosophy, Marketing & PR, Business & Economics, Statistics, Communication& Journalism, Administration, English, Spanish and Event Management. Find all details online to apply.
Established in 1995, the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State and administered by Mobility International USA (MIUSA). Learn more about it and ECA's Lives Without Limits campaign.
One of the key objectives of this repertory is to help Latin American - and international - artists and cultural professionals to identify information sources and to find potential ways to support their cultural mobility related projects.
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grants support to exhibition projects (solo or group exhibitions) by Portuguese artists abroad. Four deadlines a year: during the last week of the months of January, April, July and October.
Outstanding mid-career professionals in the arts and humanities are encouraged to apply for residencies from the Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House. Yearly deadlines: 15 October and 15 February.
With the exception of cross-border projects, entities from at least three Visegrad Group (V4) countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) must be involved (e.g. a V4 organizer and at least two V4 partners). Cultural cooperation is one of the sector financed under the small grants' scheme. Annual deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.
The mobility programme "Artichock" has been designed to support the international mobility of young artists from the Wallonia-Brussels region who are not yet professionally recognised. Ongoing applications (at least 6 weeks before the start of the mobility experience). Information in French only.
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.