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Open call - AltoFest (International Contemporary Live Arts) - Italy

Altofest 2018 will take place in different areas of Naples, the programme will run from 11:00 to midnight. The programme is built through performances, as well as public talks coordinated by the OCr (Critique Observatory) and by meetings with international experts, who are invited to participate in Texture (a platform of debate on cultural strategies and practices). Artists, citizens and cultural experts are all invited to take part in these moments of common discussion.
Artists will work for a total of 10 days (including the artistic residency and the opening of the works to the...


Change of Scene: New Call for Proposals

Applications for international cooperative projects in the performing arts between partners from the German-speaking countries and partners in North Africa or Eastern Europe can now be submitted! Applications are welcome from theaters as well as independent companies and artists’ groups working in theater, dance, performance, music theater and puppetry. 

Within this 6th and last round of proposals the jury members Jörg Bochow (Head Dramaturge, Staatsschauspiel Dresden), Anja Dirks (Artistic Director of the Belluard Festival, Fribourg), Stefan Schwarz (Program Director, tanzhaus NRW...


Job Opportunity at Freemuse | Freedom of Artistic Expression Programme Officer, MENA

Freemuse is seeking qualified candidates for the above position.
The MENA Programme Officer (MENA PO) will be hosted by our partner organisation Racines in Casablanca, Morocco.

The MENA PO shall on behalf of Freemuse document, monitor and analyse violations of artists’ rights to Freedom of Expression in the MENA region and monitor policies, laws and political and social developments that may affect freedom of expression. The work includes writing articles and analytical reports to Freemuse.

The PO will assist with researching, developing and...


Announcement - Two Internships

Name of the organisation: Roberto Cimetta Fund

Activity of the organisation: Launched as a multi-national civil society initiative, the Roberto Cimetta Fund (RCF) expresses the determination of European cultural and arts professionals in finding solutions to improve cooperation with their colleagues from North Africa and the Middle East, strengthening exchange in a sustainable way via a multilateral mobility programme.

Position: The Fund is offering two internships, one from March to July and the second from mid-August to...


STEP travel grants - MENA call

STEP travel grants support creative and critical artists and cultural workers travelling Europe and neighbouring countries.

We support individual artists and cultural workers for international return travels. Since 2003, STEP has supported more than 2,300 trips across 59 countries. We welcome applications from Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey.

STEP wants to build a society with greater solidarity,...


Open call for a managing director position - European Cultural Foundation

European Cultural Foundation:
The European Cultural Foundation (ECF) is a grant-making and impact-driven foundation. Established in 1954 in Geneva, and now based in Amsterdam, the organisation has roughly 30 staff members of a range of nationalities. The objective of ECF, an organisation in the public interest, is to support and promote cultural activities of a European nature.

ECF believes culture is the space to imagine and negotiate ways of living together - bridging the divides in our communities, and enabling Europe to become a shared home where people...


28 Sundance Institute Theater Lab


Not quite ready to submit your application? Take an extra two weeks to perfect your submission for the 2018 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab in Morocco with our newly extended deadline.
The lab, which will take place May 6–27, is open to US and MENA theatre-makers of various experience levels with projects on any topic. With provided travel and lodging, mentorship from top-notch dramaturgs and advisors, and scheduled rehearsals every other day, take part in this unique experience as we bring the magic of Sundance to Marrakech.


Call for applications for Mediterranean cultural projects

The Marc de Montalembert grant - 7000 euros - helps young people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea and below 28 years of age to undertake a project corresponding to a personal vocation and dedicated to the cultures or arts and crafts of the Mediterranean.

To be eligible to the 2018 grant :
- To be born after december 31, 1990
- To be a national from a mediterranean country
- To wish to undertake a mediterranean cultural project

By scholarship grants and the Marc de Montalembert Prize the Fondation Marc de Montalembert contributes to developing a...


Community Solutions Training Program

Here is a great opportunity for community leaders.  The deadline is October 31.

Attached is the flyer announcing the Community Solutions Program (CSP), a four-month program for young (25-38) English-speaking community leaders.  The program is funded by State Department and implemented by IREX. It is a competitive, and intensive professional development exchange program with substantive hands-on learning experience in the U.S. (to take place August to December 2018).

The Community Solutions Program application will opened, Friday,...


Fil Manfa - support to host organisations of artists in exile near the conflict zones - Roberto Cimetta Fund

Through our network, RCF identified shelters that have emerged sometimes as a collective initiative of the artists in exile themselves, sometimes as a gesture of solidarity by cultural actors in the host countries. Following five assignments to visit ten potential shelters for artists in exile near the conflict zones, from January to July 2016, RCF selected three spaces. Shelters receiving funds are non-political, non-denominational and non-profit. The funding serves to protect the artists by alleviating difficulties in finding residencies, overcoming bureaucratic and legal constraints and...