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Atelier for Young Festival Managers NEXT November 2019 (BE/FR), apply now !

The Festival Academy (...


Freemuse published its report titled creativity wronged: How women’s right to artistic freedom is denied and marginalised

Freemuse published its report titled Creativity Wronged: How women’s right to artistic freedom is denied and marginalised on 29 November 2018. 

The report highlights the issues related to women’s artistic expression and how it is limited due to interference of government agencies, artistic communities and non-state actors, such as religious groups, social media and private education institutions. It covers the stories of women artists who were, among other violations, censored, threatened, harassed, persecuted, attacked, imprisoned and killed. In order to get exceptional...


Open Call for RCF/Biennale Warszawa 2019 Travel Grants


The Roberto Cimetta Fund and Biennale Warszawa are collaborating to offer travel grants in the framework of the Biennale Warszawa in May and June 2019, thus facilitating and increasing mobility and creativity of artists between Central Eastern Europe and the Arab-Middle East region. 

Biennale Warszawa (BW) is a public institution focusing on a long-term work plan and operating on 2-year work cycles, which terminate with a festival lasting several weeks. Its aim is to integrate research, activism and artistic work all in one. The main idea...


U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019


Proposals must be submitted in English, through the online application. The deadline for submitting a proposal is Friday, December 14, 2018. 

Please click to download guidance and documentation ( and General Guidelines for Images).


The U.S. Embassy Morocco and the Cultural Heritage Center of the...


Call for entries festival 2019

Application deadline: 15 December 2018

For the seventh edition of the Dancing on the Edge Festival, to take place in November 2019, we are looking for contemporary dance and theater performances as well as multimedia and performance installations / films / art works / artistic research.

Since 2007 Dancing on the Edge (DOTE) continues to imagine and create bridges between artistic practices and people from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) and the Dutch/European audience and...


Atelier Valletta & Festival Production Management Training 2019

Atelier for Young Festival Managers Valletta 2019 - Apply here by 19 October 

The Festival Academy (an initiative of the European Festivals Association - EFA), calls for applications for the 15th Atelier for Young Festival...


General Fund for mobility grants re-opens on 1/10/2018: special focus on Persian speaking countries

The Roberto Cimetta Fund re-opens the General Fund for Artistic and Cultural Mobility in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region on 1st October 2018. Artists and cultural operators living and working in Europe, the Arab world and the Middle East (including Turkey, the Balkans and Persian speaking countries) can apply. This call will focus on artists and cultural operators traveling to or from Persian speaking countries (Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan). 

The General Fund will be open to all requests for travel grants that respect the eligibility criteria of RCF. Candidates can apply from ...



The call for artists of the 13th Arte Laguna Prize has officially opened. Arte Laguna Prize is an international art contest that has been promoting contemporary art for thirteen years, collecting thousands of applications from artists from all over the world, selected by a jury of excellence for the great exhibition in March in the evocative spaces of the Arsenale of Venice. In addition, the participants have the chance to win several awards in collaboration with companies, foundations, galleries, including cash prizes.

Find the details below.

10 Contest...


Call for Artists : Festival International d’Art Vidéo de Casablanca

The Faculty of Letters and Humanities Ben M'sik of the University Hassan II Casablanca hosts the 25th International Festival of Video Art Casablanca, that will take place from 22th to 27th April 2019.
Artists who would like to take part can send us their works (films, installations, audiovisual performances, Dance and digital art, Mapping, Virtual reality, Augmented reality…), at the following address: [email protected]com

Entry deadline: 31.12. 2018...



These grants support artists (individuals, collaborations, or collectives) to develop their practice. Among other activities, the grants can be used to pursue threads of research, stage an event, make new work, publish, travel, take part in a residency or workshop, or present an exhibition or performance. The grants can cover part or all of the proposed activity or project. Approximately ten grants are awarded each calendar year, with an average value of US$5000. Applications are due twice per year, on April 1 and October 1, and results are...