Radar Sofia and Drama Pact are offering the chance for a theatremaker to spend time in Sofia meeting theatre operators for future partnerships and joint projects.
The open call is for playwrights, dramaturges, performers and theatremakers who are about to start work or are already working on a project that will benefit from a creative stay in Sofia, draw from its local area, involve Bulgarian theatre makers or could benefit the area / could be presented in Sofia in the future. The terms are:
Manchester International Festival will take over the city centre of one of the UK's most creative and inspiring places with a vast programme of the best in UK and international arts, collaboration and curation.
The lineup, which takes place 4-23 July, is a daring selection of diverse works, including world premieres and unique collaborations.
Connect for Creativity will bring artists from the Greece, Serbia, Turkey and the UK together for art and technology residencies to create new work.
The open call wants artists who:
The Mayor of London is investing an additional £20,000 into the Culture Seeds programme for community-led projects with an African focus.
The announcement was made in conjunction with the official launch of Africa In London, a summer of cultural activity including new and established events around African culture in the capital.
A partnership between British Council Scotland and Creative Scotland has led to £138,000 of funding going to 16 organisations after an open call for projects linked to European partners.
Successful bids for the funding receive between £6–10,000, and each project includes at least one European organisation, while helping to promote Scottish work around the world.
Winning organisations are:
“I believe we feel safest when we go inside ourselves and find home, a place where we belong and maybe the only place where we really do”
— Maya Angelou
The three-year Surf the Wave project, run by Pavilion Dance South West, has announced the artists participating in its UK Dance Showcase, a culmination of the first 18 months of the programme. The event takes place on 16–19 May 2019.
The showcase is targeting programmers who are interested in presenting dance in unusual cultural spaces, whether thats in art galleries and museums, as well as at festivals or venues.
Business of Design Week (BODW) will be held in Hong Kong in late 2019 as a collaboration of Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and the Department for International Trade of the United Kingdom (DITUK).
BODW, Hong Kong Design Centre’s flagship programme is a world-class annual event celebrating design, innovation and brands. The 2019 event will see the return of the UK as the official partner country, after their initial and successful collaboration back in 2006.
Work has begun to develop an ambitious cultural and community programme as part of the massive Royal Docks regeneration scheme in east London.
The Royal Docks Enterprise Zone is a joint project between the Mayor of London, the London Borough of Newham, led by Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz, and the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP). It has the potential to deliver 35,000 jobs, 4,000 new homes and more than £5 billion of inward investment by 2037/38.