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12 Oct 2015

Aarhus 2017 | open call


Aarhus 2017 European Capital of Culture invites new cultural projects to be part of the programme – 12 months of cultural experiences!  A programme that uses art and culture to RETHINK.

Aarhus 2017 is developing a programme that is inviting, vibrant and experimental, challenging us to go beyond our comfort zone.

With our OPEN CALL 2015, we are looking for projects with a strong international dimension and projects that stand out with highly original ideas and cross collaborations across art forms. The projects must be realistic and show strong willingness to break ground, present the unexpected and have wide audience appeal.

We are looking for exiting applications from the areas of contemporary music, dance, literature, performance, digital design, visual art and architecture.

Criteria for applications

Aarhus 2017 welcomes projects:

  • That demonstrate a clear European perspective and/or collaborations

  • That collaborate across art forms

  • That are innovative and of exceptional quality

  • With strong established partnerships

  • That present regional activity


OPEN CALL 2015 is open for applications from: 10 September 2015

Deadline for applications: 12 October 2015 

Reply: 16 November 2015