West & Central Africa: Results of latest calls for proposals
FRANCOPHONIE DAY: THE FILM SIRA COMES TO BRUSSELS
The regional hubs for Central Africa and West Africa have just announced the results of their respective latest calls for proposals. Discover the list of winners.
On the occasion of the celebration of the International Francophonie Day 2023, the OIF and the OACPS are organising a screening of the film “Sira” at the Cinéma Galeries on 15 March.
The Mobile Film Festival 2023 is officially open!
TRAINING: GRANT WRITING COURSE
The ACP-EU Culture Programme is an official partner of the 2023 Mobile Film Festival. On this occasion, 9 prizes are up for grabs, accompanied by production grants worth 46,000 dollars.
The Transcultura programme has launched a call for applications for a training course on writing quality grant proposals to enable Caribbean artists and professionals to participate in the 2023 grant cycle of our Creative Caribbean programme.
THE AWA PROGRAMME WEBSITE IS ONLINE!
Pacific: 8 grants awarded to cultural operators
Our AWA programme has launched its own website – a showcase for the interventions and project holders it supports in the 16 countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
The ACP-EU Culture for the Pacific has announced the eight winners of its second funding round.
Ignite Culture: 3rd call for proposals now open
Ignite Culture: Meet Saba Studios
Meet Simma Africa, a Ugandan-based non-profit organisation that uses creative and digital arts to empower sexual minority groups, refugees and women.
Meet Saba Studio, a Kenyan-based design studio and manufacturer of indoor and outdoor furniture. They produce quality furniture, drawing inspiration from the rich history of Swahili furniture and culture.
Implemented by the Organisation of the ACP States and funded by the European Union, the « ACP-EU towards a viable cultural industry » programme (ACP-EU CULTURE) intends to boost the potential of the cultural and creative sector and its contribution to the social and economic development of the ACP countries.
ACP-UE culture Support mechanisms
Thanks to the support of the ACP-EU Culture Programme, several funds provide concrete support to cultural and creative industries in ACP countries. Implemented in partnership with international, regional and national organisations, these funds cover all cultural sectors and aim to strengthen the capacities of artists and cultural operators, improve the quality and promotion of their productions and facilitate their access to innovative financing mechanisms. A total budget of €36 million is earmarked for this purpose.