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Open Call for RCF/Valletta 2018 travel grants

1. Introduction

The Roberto Cimetta Fund and Valletta 2018 Foundation have been collaborating since 2015 to improve and increase mobility of artists in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region.

This is the second open call launched this year. Artists and cultural operators living and working in the Euro-Arab-Middle East region who wish to undertake collaborative projects and who satisfy the criteria below are invited to apply.

Both the Roberto Cimetta Fund and Valletta 2018 see freedom of mobility as essential to the development of the arts and strongly...


Kurt-Jooss-Prize 2019

In the summer of 2019 the Kurt-Jooss-Prize will be awarded for the seventh time.

The Kurt-Jooss-Prize is sponsored by the Anna and Hermann Markard Foundation, Amsterdam, together with the City of Essen.

The Kurt-Jooss-Prize is intended to encourage and foster choreographers not yet fully established in their profession, there are no restrictions as regards style or age.

The prize is endowed with 10.000 Euros.

The Jury will include Martin Schläpfer, ballet director of the Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg , Reinhild Hoffmann, choreographer,...


Call for funding - International fund for cultural diversity









9th IFCD call

The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a multi-donor fund, established by the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions (2005) to support its implementation in developing countries.

The IFCD invests in projects that lead to structural...


Open Call - The next generation 2018

The Prince Claus Fund announces a new Call for Proposals: the Next Generation 2018. The Fund will support one-year initiatives by and for young people that inspire them to contribute to their societies in ways that make them more inclusive and accepting of differences. The programme is designed to create safe spaces for young women and men where they can explore the possibilities of different stories or alternative narratives that allow them to imagine different ways of being. 

This call (The Next Generation 2018) seeks proposals that enable young people (ages 15-...


Call for projects : Africa // Mobility grants

You are an artist, a performing arts professional (music, dance, theater ...), an organization or a cultural association, a diffusion space, a festival ... You are based in Africa? These grants are for you !

Africa Art Lines objectives:

  • Identify and support artists and holders of intra-African artistic and cultural projects.
  • Ensure better presence of Moroccan artists in the continent and host African artists and projects in Morocco.
  • Encourage creative projects between Morocco and the other countries of the continent.
  • Extend...

Open consultation – What would be the ideal European Mobility Fund for Arts and Culture for you?

This open consultation has been developed by On the Move, the cultural mobility information network active in Europe and internationally. 

There is a renewed interest, at a national and European policy level, in artists’ mobility across Europe and internationally. It has created the opportunity to explore the development of a European Mobility Fund for Arts and Culture. Via this online consultation, we aim to collect ideas from the cultural sector about the need for an artists’/cultural professionals’...


Cité internationale des arts : Open call for artist residency in Paris

Founded in 1965, the Cité internationale des arts is now the largest artist residence center in the world. The large number of artists welcomed (more than 22,000 since its creation), its ideal location in the center of Paris and its commitment to place artists at the heart of the project all contribute to make the Cité internationale des arts a major figure in the cultural landscape of Paris and internationally.

This ambitious project, born out of the desire to bring artists from all over the world together and gather all disciplines in a single location, gives the Cité...


Baseline study for the European project : promoting governance and citizenship in Palestine

Within the framework of the European Project “Promoting governance and citizenship in Palestine“. AFRAT, in partnership with Bethleem university,  the Palestinianc Center for Rapprochement between people and Tetraktys are sharing the terms of reference for the implementation of a baseline that would enable the identification of the starting point of the project's indicators. 

The 4 partners have previously collaborated in the “Rural Development Program along the Abraham Path” that establishes a trekking route across the West Bank. This program is currently financed by the French...


Women’s Voices Now Online Film Festival | Open for entries

The 5th Annual Women's Voices Now Online Film Festival is now open for submissions. Starting October 16th through February 5, 2018, filmmakers may submit via Film Freeway

The Festival celebrates and awards the best films from around the world that highlight women’s rights issues and inspire social change. Filmmakers compete for $10,000 in cash prizes, media features, and the opportunity to have their films added to the Women’s Voices Now Film Archive, the “...


Towards greater gender equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector

The project Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector – SouthMed WiA, is designed to promote gender equality and support the film sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia.

The overall objective of SouthMed WiA is to strengthen the capacities of the audiovisual operators in the target countries to contribute to sustainable development and cultural diversity, by promoting gender equality and enhancing the image of women in the film sector...