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Open call for Tamteen - Roberto Cimetta Fund

The grants provided will not exceed 3000€ and can be considered as co-funding depending on the projects selected. This call is open for artists and cultural operators based in the MENA region. The experts and Board members of the Roberto Cimetta Fund will monitor the selected projects during their implementation.

1. Schedule

This fourth call for applications is open from 15th August to 30th September 2017. The evaluation and selection processes will take place during the months of October and November 2017. The results will be announced on 1st...


European diploma in cultural project management 2018/2019

The European Diploma in Cultural Project Management is a training and learning experience fostering cultural diversity and interregional exchanges as a way of giving culture a stronger place in Europe and abroad.

Through its content and methodology, this pan-European programme is specific in the way that it does not only aim at improving the skills of cultural managers in the field of cultural management, but also at helping participants to develop understanding of these fields in a changing Europe.

Its main aims are to empower the participants and to develop capacities and...


Open call for dancers and choreographers | Festival Cumplicidades

Festival Cumplicidades officially announces an open call to select five dancers / choreographers from the Mediterranean region. This invitation aims to develop a new creation which will première within the next edition (March 2018).

Abraham Hurtado will be the mentor during the creation process and responsible for the overall artistic coordination.The programme includes an artistic residency in Murcia, Spain and a set of presentations in Festival Cumplicidades....


The cultural diaspora : African-American and African playwrights | Creative residency at the Camargo Foundation

The Camargo Foundation, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Jerome Foundation, is excited to announce a four-week residency program for mid-career/established African-American and African playwrights. Four participants from the United States and four from the African continent, all of whom are interested in the intersection and interaction, whether historic or contemporary, between the United States and Africa, will be hosted at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France.

The program is designed to offer participants time and space to:


Call for Sharing Experiences from & around the MENA Region

For the Online Publication "Building the Future: Pathways to Cultural Diversity – Practices and Projects from around the MENA Region"

The German Commission for UNESCO, the European Cultural Foundation, Racines and Ettijahat-Independent Culture are herewith inviting you to contribute to our joint online publication that highlights practices and projects from and around the MENA Region, which showcase pathways to cultural diversity.

“Building the Future” is an online publication that aims at identifying and presenting those cultural practices that had most...


Open Call | Oncology Centre Artist in Residence

The Valletta 2018 Foundation is always striving to include creatives from all fields as part of its projects. Together with Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre (SAMOC), the Foundation is inviting artists to apply for an immersive Artist-in-Residence experience. This will be linked with the Deep Shelter Project based at the Sir Anthony Mamo Oncology Centre (SAMOC) in San Gwann. The residency will take place at the centre between January 2018 and February 2018 and will run for 6 weeks. It will include travel, accommodation and a per diem.

The successful artist will...


Call for Film Entries | Karama Human Rights Film Festival

Karama Human Rights Film Festival presents its 8th edition which is set to take place from December 5th to the 10th, 2017 in Amman, Jordan. The festival will focus on films that are at the heart of this year’s theme ‘Give Life a Chance’.  

In our 8th edition, we shall give life a chance through cinema to plant the seeds of hope in our youth in times of despair and constant social and political conflict. Through our festival, we opt to offer hope that affirms our dream of a better life.

We are currently receiving submissions for...


Call for editor & writers | Freemuse

Call for editor & writers: Report on the effects of fundamentalism and extremism on artistic freedom

Freemuse is seeking an experienced editor and 3-4 writers for the production of a report on the effects of fundamentalism and extremism on the enjoyment of the right to artistic freedom of expression.

Fundamentalism and extremism has affected and damaged cultural industries and the right to artistic freedom on several continents. In her 2016 report, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune stated that the intentional...


Call for editor & writers: Report on women’s right to artistic freedom

Freemuse is seeking an experienced editor and 3-4 writers for the production of a report on women’s right to artistic freedom of expression.

Gender discrimination places women artists and audiences as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and gender non-conforming individuals at risk of violations of their right to artistic freedom.

As part of Freemuse’s efforts to improve gender equality and women’s right to artistic freedom of expression, the organization plans to publish a substantial global report on the issue with strong and actionable...


Job Opportunity at Freemuse

Job Opportunity at Freemuse

Freedom of Artistic Expression Programme Officer (part-time), Southeast and Eastern Europe

Freemuse is seeking qualified candidates for the above position. The Southeast and Eastern Europe Programme Officer (SEE Europe PO) will be hosted by a partner organisation in Belgrade, Serbia


The SEE Europe PO shall on behalf of Freemuse document, monitor and analyse violations of artists’ rights to Freedom of Expression in Southeast and Eastern Europe and monitor...