This month of June, wants to hear from you!

In preparation for the upcoming 5th Culture Ministers Meeting of the Asia-Europe Meeting that will take place in September in Indonesia, has launched a survey to look for the most innovative examples of Public-Private Partnerships in heritage cities.  Do you live in a heritage city or historic urban area? Send us your example by June 30 and stand a chance to have it showcased during the meeting.

Also this month, we present the second article of the series curating Lesley Alway, Director of Asialink Arts shares her curatorial journey with a focus on the ‘new models’ and the many projects and initiatives that strive to develop stronger people-to-people links between Asia – Europe – Australia.

Finally, we continue our exploration of cities in Southeast Asia with the “By People/In cities” series. This time, our Editor Asia Sali Sasaki, interviews Kuala Lumpur based Sze Ying Goh to know more about creative actions in the city.
Stay tuned for next’s month new series of articles on Phnom Penh, Cambodia. would like to thank all those who have answered our feedback survey. You still have a chance to share your experience and give your feedback on till June 30, 2012.

VOX POPULI: Do you live in a heritage city or historic urban area?

Seeking 360 ideas from historic cities in Asia & Europe

Do you live in a heritage city or historic urban area? Then the Asia-Europe Foundation would like to hear from you…

…on how governments, NGOs, businesses and communities have successfully collaborated to sustainably conserve and promote local heritage where you live.

Send us your examples in this PowerPoint template to latest by 30 June 2012




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Curating #2 | Lesley Alway, Asialink

Asia, Australia, Europe

Valentina Riccardi asked Lesley Alway, Director of Asialink Arts to share her curatorial journey with Curating #2.  Read More

By people / In cities : Kuala Lumpur | interview with Sze Ying Goh


This week, in the series By People / In Cities, the fourth Kuala Lumpur-based interview introduces Sze Ying Goh, the mind behind #BetterKL, a campaign that encourages KL-ites to…  Read More

Australia as a two-way portal between Asia and Europe?

Asia, Australia, Europe

On April 30th, Melbourne based cross-art form organisation Not Yet Its Difficult (NYID) organised the forum Asia + Europe = Australia. Lesley Alway, Director of Asialink Arts was among the speakers.  Read More

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Latest Opportunities

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Creative Encounters | Call for proposals

Asia, Europe

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and partners are supporting new artistic and networking collaborations in the framework of the Creative Encounters: Cultural Partnerships between Asia and Europe 2012-2013 programme.  Read More

Our City Festival 2012 Phnom Penh | open call

Cambodia, International

Our City Festival 2012 welcomes proposals from artists, architects and other sectors that explore ‘urban currents’ as movement, changes, shifts, exchanges in and with the city; affecting its people, structures, environment, culture, society, economy and communication.  Read More

Bangalore | International Choreography Residency

Have Come, Am Here | open call exhibition

China-UK Connections through Culture | development grants


Featured News

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Cultural industry to become pillar of China’s economy


China’s Minister of Culture Cai Wu has announced further reforms for the cultural industry sector, and encourages competitive cultural enterprises to expand overseas. Cai said that China will promote…  Read More

ON-AiR | reflecting on the mobility of artists in Europe


After an intensive 2-year collaborative project with 19 European partners, looking at artistic residencies and mobility, ON-AiR : Reflecting on the mobility of artists in Europe is published, along with other…  Read More

Photo and Drawing Contest Winners 2012 | UNESCO Bangkok

Spanish €10.95 million support for publishing culturally valuable books

Hangzhou named UNESCO City of Crafts and Folk Art


Latest Events

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5th ASEMUS General Conference | Korea

Asia, Europe, Korea

The 5th General Conference of the Asia-Europe Museum Network (ASEMUS) will be organised in partnership with the Nationa Museum of Korea and will take place on September 13-15 in Seoul. Read more

Bucharest Biennale 2012

Europe, International, Romania

Bucharest Biennale (BB) aims to promote awareness and dissemination of culture, particularly in the fields of the arts, through exchanges and cultural cooperation within Europe and beyond. It is looking…  Read More

London Festival of Photography 2012

In Context | Sofia Design Week 2012

all our relations | 18th Biennale of Sydney

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