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

UK | Comma Press looking for short stories set in Tokyo

Deadline: February 28, 2013

UK | Comma Press looking for short stories set in Tokyo

Manchester-based publisher Comma Press is currently looking for 10 short stories set in and around Tokyo within the last 50 years of the city’s history (i.e. from 1960’s onwards). The idea of the overall book is to map Tokyo through short fiction, i.e. with a plethora of different references to places within the city, but also to give a sense of the changes the city has experienced.  More

Posted: January 14, 2013

India | Jaipur Literature Festival

Date: January 24, 2013 - January 28, 2013

India | Jaipur Literature Festival

DSC Jaipur Literature Festival (24-28 January 2013) is the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific, and the most prestigious celebration of national and international literature to be held in India. Every year, in January, the world visits India, and India visits the world. We hope you enjoy the journey. Festival Directors: Namita Gokhale & William Dalrymple […]  More

Posted: January 4, 2013

Thailand | Art of Story-Telling Workshop | 1st International Story-Telling Festival

Date: February 1, 2013 - February 3, 2013

Thailand | Art of Story-Telling Workshop | 1st International Story-Telling Festival

Celebrate the power of Stories and Storytelling @ Mahasarakham University in North East Thailand, on 1-3 February 2013. SEAMEO SPAFA will run an Art of Story-telling Workshop training for teachers and students. Thailand’s First International Story-telling Festival takes place at Mahasarakham University 1-3 February. The event comprises the following planned activities: 2 keynote addresses 11 […]  More

Posted: January 3, 2013

Australia | Creative Partnerships with Asia | grants

Deadline: January 31, 2013

Australia | Creative Partnerships with Asia | grants

Grants of up to $40,000 are available from the Australia Council for new collaborative projects involving artists from Australia and countries in Asia that result in original contemporary arts projects presented in both countries. The Australia Council is offering grants of up to $40,000 to support a small number of two-way creative partnerships between artists working […]  More

Finland | Arteles Creative Residency Program 2013

Deadline: December 31, 2012

Finland | Arteles Creative Residency Program 2013

Arteles Creative Residency Program in Finland is one of the most international creative residency programs in the Arctic area. It invites applications from a wide range of artists and creative professionals for residencies in 2013. Deadline for applications: 31 December 2012 Periods: 1-3 months (June-November 2013) For artists & creative professionals from the fields of […]  More

Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation | exchange grants

Deadline: March 1, 2013

Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation | exchange grants

The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation provides grants and scholarships for the exchange between Japan and the Nordic countries. The objectives of the Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation are to enhance friendly relations between the five Nordic countries and Japan and to promote exchange between the peoples of the countries concerned, to increase international understanding and to attain peace […]  More

Posted: December 12, 2012

Korea | Gyeonggi Creation Centre residency programme | open call

Deadline: December 14, 2012

Korea | Gyeonggi Creation Centre residency programme | open call

GYEONGGI CREATION CENTER in Korea: RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2013 – call for applications in visual arts, design, performing arts, literature and for research and curatorial residencies. ● Application Deadline: 6 pm (Korea Time) on Dec. 14, 2012  Creation residency Program • Visual arts: painting, sculpture, film/video, new media, architecture, design, photo • Performing arts: dance, music, […]  More

Posted: December 10, 2012

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