India | Sangam House residencies for writers

Deadline: July 31, 2013

India | Sangam House residencies for writers

Sangam House in India offers an annual residency programme for writers from around the world. Applications are now invited for the 2013-14 season of residencies. The intention of Sangam House is to bring together writers from around the world to live and work in a safe, peaceful setting, a space made necessary on many levels […]  More

Posted: June 7, 2013

Creative Encounters 3rd Edition | call for proposals

Deadline: August 15, 2013

Creative Encounters 3rd Edition | call for proposals

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), and its partners Arts Network Asia (ANA) and the European network Trans Europe Halles (TEH) have launched the third edition of Creative Encounters: Cultural Partnerships between Asia and Europe.  More

ASEF Creative Networks | call for proposals

Deadline: August 15, 2013

ASEF Creative Networks | call for proposals

ASEF Creative Networks encourages collaborations among networks in order to reinforce the dialogue between cultural professionals from Asia and Europe. Its first open call for proposals is now open.  More

Lightship International Literary Prizes | various categories

Deadline: July 1, 2013

Lightship International Literary Prizes | various categories

Lightship Publishing is an independent publisher based in Kingston-upon-Hull, UK. The Lightship International Literary Prizes have the aim of discovering, mentoring, and publishing the best new writers (in English) from around the world. There are competition calls for different literary categories: Lightship First Act Prize is an international playwriting competition, open to writers of any […]  More

Posted: May 23, 2013

Sydney Writers’ Festival

Date: May 20, 2013 - May 26, 2013

Sydney Writers' Festival

Stories lie at the heart of our lives. We need them to understand ourselves, to understand others, to make sense of the world around us. This year, Sydney Writers’ Festival looks at the depth and breadth of storytelling and celebrates the simple pleasure of being told a great tale. ‘After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories […]  More

Posted: May 10, 2013

Vienna | Artist in Residence Programmes | open call

Deadline: May 31, 2013

Vienna | Artist in Residence Programmes | open call

A programme of Artists in Residence opportunities is offered in Vienna for 2014, in visual arts, art photography, video and media art, design, composition, literature, contemporary dance and choreography, also open to arts educators and curators. A total of 50 residencies in the fields of fine arts, artistic photography, design, video and media art, composition, […]  More

Memefest Friendly Competition 2013 | Food Democracy

Deadline: May 20, 2013

Memefest Friendly Competition 2013 | Food Democracy

The Memefest festival nurtures and rewards theory, practice and research of communication that works towards a more equal society.  More

Posted: April 29, 2013

M Literary Residency Programme | Shanghai and Bangalore

Deadline: June 1, 2013

M Literary Residency Programme | Shanghai and Bangalore

The M Literary Residency Programme has been established to disseminate a broader knowledge of contemporary life and writing in India and China today and to foster deeper intellectual, cultural and artistic links across individuals and communities. The intent of the residency is to provide space and time primarily for writing and location-specific research. It is […]  More

Posted: April 23, 2013

Denmark-Vietnam | Cultural Development and Exchange Fund

Deadline: May 15, 2013

Denmark-Vietnam | Cultural Development and Exchange Fund

The Cultural Development and Exchange Fund (CDEF) provides support to contemporary artists and cultural performances in Vietnam and to cultural exchange activities between Denmark and Vietnam. Support may be given to projects that have the objective of: Presenting Danish culture in Vietnam for the purpose of enhancing and inspiring Vietnam’s arts and culture through  development […]  More

London | Alchemy Festival

Date: April 10, 2013 - April 21, 2013

London | Alchemy Festival

Alchemy is the South Bank Centre’s annual festival that explores the rich cultural connections between Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the UK. It includes music, performance, literature, debate, fashion and design. South Bank Centre, London: April 10-21 2013 There are dazzling events for everyone including the mighty Susheela Raman, Hariharan, Anoushka Shankar and circus […]  More

Posted: April 9, 2013

Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme | call for young professional publishers

Deadline: April 30, 2013

Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme | call for young professional publishers

The Frankfurt Book Fair Fellowship Programme provides information and networking within the international publishing world. Since the programme was established in 1998, more than 220 participants from 44 countries have gained from this experience. In the run-up to the Frankfurt Book Fair this prestigious Frankfurt Fellowship Programme focuses on information exchange, professional dialogue and the […]  More

Posted: April 3, 2013

Helsinki | HIAP residency 2014 open call

Deadline: May 1, 2013

Helsinki | HIAP residency 2014 open call

The HIAP Residency Programme is offered to arts professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including, but not limited to, Visual and Media Arts, Dance, Theatre and Literature. Living and workspaces are offered for 1-3 months in Helsinki, Finland. A Standard Residency includes accommodation and studio space at HIAP Studios free of charge for the […]  More

Posted: March 26, 2013

World Book Capital 2015 | call for applications from cities

Deadline: April 26, 2013

World Book Capital 2015 | call for applications from cities

The Selection Committee for the World Book Capital is calling for nominations for the World Book Capital 2015. This initiative represents a collaborative undertaking by key stakeholders in the publishing world and cities to promote books and literacy. Each year, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry—the International […]  More

Call for organisations in new ASEM member countries

Deadline: April 15, 2013

Call for organisations in new ASEM member countries

culture360.org is looking for individual researchers to create a list of organisations for the following ASEM member countries: Bangladesh, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland. Deadline for applications is 15 April 2013.  More

EU-Australia | grants for cultural cooperation projects

Deadline: May 8, 2013

EU-Australia | grants for cultural cooperation projects

The EU’s Culture Programme (2007-2013) has a special action for cultural cooperation projects with other (‘Third’) countries. In 2013, applications can be made for co-finance grants for joint cultural projects lasting up to 2 years between Europe and Australia. Each year the special action enables one or more countries* to be the subject of a […]  More

The Script Road | Macau Literary Festival

Date: March 10, 2013 - March 16, 2013

The Script Road | Macau Literary Festival

March is definitely Literature Festival season in China. The Script Road- Macau Literary Festival – takes a different pathway, being a grand meeting between writers and artists from China and Portuguese speaking communities. From 10-16 March 2013. The Script Road – Macau Literary Festival was founded in 2012 by Ponto Final, a local newspaper. Today […]  More

Posted: March 6, 2013

UNESCO International Fund for the Promotion of Culture | grants for young creator projects

Deadline: May 2, 2013

UNESCO International Fund for the Promotion of Culture | grants for young creator projects

UNESCO’s International Fund for the Promotion of Culture (IFPC) is launching a call for proposals for artistic and creative projects. It prioritises young creators (18-30 years) and projects from or benefitting developing countries. Are you an artist? An NGO or non-profit private body, or a public body whose activities contribute to the promotion of culture […]  More

China | The Bookworm Literary Festival

Date: March 8, 2013 - March 25, 2013

China | The Bookworm Literary Festival

Bookworm International Literary Festival is a unique celebration of literature and ideas in China, an independently funded festival programming 200 events across China, connecting over 90 Chinese and international writers and thinkers. It takes place in March at The Bookworm bookshop event spaces in Beijing, Chengdu and Suzhou with a NYT BLF Caravan tour to other cities.  More

Posted: March 1, 2013

Adelaide Festival

Date: March 1, 2013 - March 17, 2013

Adelaide Festival

Adelaide Festival runs 1-17 March with a full programme of theatre, music, dance and visual arts and a writer’s week. The programme features Australian premieres of theatre and dance productions from The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, the UK and Belgium. Australian premiere productions include: The National Theatre of Great Britain presents One Man, Two Guvnors (28 […]  More

Posted: February 25, 2013

China | M Literary Festivals in Shanghai and Beijing

Date: March 1, 2013 - March 17, 2013

China | M Literary Festivals in Shanghai and Beijing

In China, two international literary festivals run 1-17 March, organised by the M restaurant group: Shanghai International Literary Festival and in Beijing the Capital Literary Festival.  More

Posted: February 22, 2013

Pakistan | Lahore Literary Festival

Date: February 23, 2013 - February 24, 2013

Pakistan | Lahore Literary Festival

The first literary festival will be held in Lahore from 23-24 February and presents book readings, panel discussions, exhibitions of Urdu and English language literature from Pakistan, India and around the world. Lahore has long been known as the cultural capital of Pakistan. This beautiful city has been associated with great literature, art, theater and […]  More

Posted: February 12, 2013

Berlin | Theatertreffen festival bloggers | open call

Deadline: February 28, 2013

Berlin | Theatertreffen festival bloggers | open call

The Berliner Festspiele Theatertreffen international forum and festival calls for applications from cultural bloggers to join the online team, covering the performances, meetings and social debates in Berlin 3-19 May. In 2013, the Theatertreffen held by the Berliner Festspiele will be celebrating its 50th birthday. No other festival has so consistently offered an impression of […]  More

Posted: February 11, 2013

Pro Helvetia residencies programme | China – India – Switzerland

Deadline: March 1, 2013

Pro Helvetia residencies programme | China - India - Switzerland

Pro Helvetia (Swiss Arts Council) has liaison offices* in India and China and supports studio and research residencies to and from the region. Applications invited for residencies in 2014 Swiss artists and cultural practitioners (e.g. curators, event organisers, mediators) in the areas of the visual arts, music, literature, theatre and dance are eligible to apply […]  More

France | Made In Asia Festival

Date: February 7, 2013 - February 23, 2013

France | Made In Asia Festival

For its 6th edition, the Made In Asia Festival in Toulouse, France investigates the planet Japan, a great country of culture. From 7-23 February, a series of French-Japanese creative collaborations and meetings take place: dance, literature, cinema, ceramics, manga, gastronomy and more. For a long time introverted, the kingdom of Japan has forged a fascinating […]  More

Posted: January 28, 2013

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