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TWO TRAINING WORKSHOPS SHIFT, SHAPE AND SHARE - Methodologies, tools and skills 11 – 15 April 2018, La Marsa, Tunis & REMODEL YOUR CULTURAL & ARTISTIC...
Thursday, July 12, Tunis: 15 professionals from Tunisia and the southern Mediterranean countries completed a four-day regional workshop in the framework of the...
The workshop on “ Youth participation in cultural life ”, was organised at Tajalla (a mixed cultural centre that was established by Med Culture beneficiaries)...

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Creative Twinning : 4 à 8 subventions de 600 000 à 1 400 000 euros disponibles pour des projets dans les pays du voisinage européen – Appel à candidatures
Deadline: 31 August 2018 Creative Twinning is a subsidy scheme which assists in the development of cultural activities in countries bordering the EU. The goal of the programme is to strengthen mutual...
CITE INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS  APPEL A CANDIDATURES POUR DES RÉSIDENCES ARTISTIQUES À PARIS
Deadline: September, 1st, 2018 APPLY NOW Founded in 1965, Cité internationale des arts welcomes every year more than 1,200 artists from 90 countries in 326 studios in the heart of Paris. Artists from...
“Culture Against Discrimination” uses different artistic fields: theatre, music, dance and visual art, to combat the problem of discrimination, based on gender and religion in Egypt. Facts: 1. “...
Thursday, July 12, Tunis: 15 professionals from Tunisia and the southern Mediterranean countries completed a four-day regional workshop in the framework of the “Laboratoires d’apprentissage et de...
AFAC supports cinema and, together with ACSS, research on the arts
Deadline: 1 August 2018 The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) is now accepting applications for grants intended for cinema projects as well as for research projects in the field of the arts –...
The COAL Prize 2018 honours artists dealing with ecology issues
Deadline: 31 July 2018 Since its creation in 2010, the COAL Prize, launched by the COAL Art and Ecology non-profit organisation with the sponsorship of the French Ministry of Culture and the French...
Symposium on Arabic dramaturgies and contemporary theatre in the Arab World – Call for papers
Deadline: 23 July 2018 The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (GC CUNY), the PH.D. Program in Theatre at The Graduate Center and the Theatre Initiative at the American University of Beirut will be...
Open house exhibitions on Contemporary Syrian Art in Paris
Date: 29-30 June 2018 Throughout the year 2018, more than 20 Syrian artists will be honoured in various venues in Paris as part of the "Open House exhibitions on Contemporary Syrian Art" (Portes...
Deadline: 1 July 2018 Xabaca, an international network against censorship and stereotypes on Arab’s women art established in 2017, is now accepting applications for its next residency, to be held in...
Lucky Trimmer
Deadline: 30 June 2018 In 2016 Lucky Trimmer launched the “Lucky Changemaker”. This initiative supports artistic projects that use a creative practice as an innovative conduit for a social cause or...
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The present study commissioned by Med Culture, an EU-funded regional programme, investigates the current status of higher education, vocational training and...
In 2015, Med Culture commissioned a study on Employability in the cultural and creative sectors in Arab Mediterranean countries : The cases of Palestine, Egypt...

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This 3 year exciting project, which started in 2014 uses culture to promote diversity and challenge discrimination against minorities. Leading edge theatre stirs the streets of Jordan, Egypt,...

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“Culture Against Discrimination” uses different artistic fields: theatre, music, dance and visual art, to combat the problem of discrimination, based on gender and religion in Egypt. Facts: 1. “...
Algeria_ EL MEDREB: Recherche autour des bâtiments abandonnés à Alger “El Medreb” aims to investigate the social, architectural and historical context of the district of El Hamma in Algiers one of...
“ANHAR” The Arab Network for Human Rights Film Festivals is a regional project to create a pool of information, a film database and a networking platform for human rights film festivals and...
In the framework of the EU funded Med Culture programme, “A Dance for Tomorrow” aims at strengthening the capacities of the young dancers in the South Mediterranean region by transmitting the...
From great pop artists and painters to rappers, writers and street artists... Street artists used to be followed by the police and put in prison. With Nesrine’s help and EU funding, these artists now...
“I hope that youth are given the opportunity to become responsible for their own lives… Let them do what they want to do and help them do it… Culture is the Solution” Samy Abdelgherfi is a freelance...
Mohab Saber is a cultural manager with an extensive experience in the MENA region, Europe and the Mediterranean. Mohab is an initiator of projects, a planner and team leader with a long involvement...
MED CULTURE accompanies the process of developing NATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR CULTURE IN THE SOUTH MEDITERRANEAN REGION. Since 2014, the Med Culture team has initiated and organised several consultative...
This short audio-visual piece presents the different sectors affiliated with Culture in Jordan and their messages to the European Union trough which they advocate for a continuous support and funding...

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Thursday, July 12, Tunis: 15 professionals from Tunisia and the southern Mediterranean countries completed a four-day regional workshop in the framework of the...
Monday, April 17, Tunis : In the framework of the Med Culture programme funded by the European Union, 24 participants from southern Mediterranean countries...
THE MED CULTURE FORUM, Looking Back... Looking Forward
The European Union’s regional programme, Med Culture organised on November 28 and 29, the Med Culture Forum, a platform that brought together more than 120...
STRATEGIC ACTION PLAN FOR CULTURE IN JORDAN
Med Culture accompanies the steps TO DEFINE A STRATEGIC ACTION PLAN FOR CULTURE IN JORDAN July 4, 2017; Amman: As a result of the several national consultative...
MEDITERRANEAN CULTURAL OPERATORS AND CIVIL SOCIETY MEET IN MOROCCO to SHIFT, SHAPE and SHARE their training experiences
Morocco, April 25, 2017 : More than thirty Arab active and enthusiastic young people from eight South Mediterranean countries were gathered in Rabat, to...

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