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10 Sep 2023

Mekong Cultural Hub local gathering hosts for 2024 Meeting Point

Mekong Cultural Hub (MCH) is calling for applications from people working with arts and society in Asia interested in hosting a Local Gathering as part of the 2024 Meeting Point programme, online and in-person in Hanoi, November 2023 – March 2024. 

The programme is designed for grassroots event organisers and producers from Asia, open to connecting themselves and their communities to a regional community of practice. There will be 10 to 12 hosts selected. 

A Local Gathering can be an activity such as a talk, workshop, seminar or creative action which engages people in connection and exchange in relation to the theme of the 2024 Meeting Point, “Perspectives from the Grassroots”. It can be a short event (e.g. half a day) or it can happen over 2–3 days. It can be for a big group or a small group, depending on the topics and the format of the gathering.


  • Exchange workshops for Local Gathering Hosts: 2 hours per month online between November 2023 and February 2024, and 1 full day in-person in Hanoi on 20 March 2024
  • Organise a Local Gathering in the local community: any time between 8 and 16 March 2024
  • One representative of each Local Gathering Host team participates in the Meeting Point in-person 21–23 March 2024

Support offered

  • Grant of between 500 USD and 1,500 USD 
  • All costs for one representative per Gathering to attend the Meeting Point in Hanoi

Application guidelines

Deadline: 10 September 2023