December 19, 2007
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News from On the Move
Grants for Mobility
Calls for participation
CINARS 2008, Montreal, Canada, Nov 17-23 (deadline: 1 Mar)
CINARS 2008 : Call for Showcases Applications – Artists in multidisciplinary arts, dance, classical music, world music and theatre, submit your applications now to be part of the CINARS 2008 official programming! 4th International Festival of Making Theatre, Athens, Jul 6-13 (deadlines Apr 30 – teachers & Jun 30 – participants)
4th In.F.o.Ma.T. 2008 – During a whole week of creative interaction, Theater Makers from all over the world will have the opportunity to share and get acquainted with new working methods and ideas, regarding the following three sectors: Acting, Movement and Voice. HIGH FEST International Performing Arts Festival, Yerevan, Armenia, Oct 1-12 (deadline: 15 Feb)
Call for: HIGH FEST International Theatre Festival – performing arts companies and artists – productions in all genres of performing arts including theatre, dance, music, circus and other forms of performing arts. Performance Time 08, Istanbul, Mar 24-30 (deadline: 15 Jan)
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – GalataPerform, an artist-run interdisciplinary performance venue in Istanbul, is organizing an event in March 08, exploring new fields and new approaches in performance. Call for dance videos (related to environment), SEEDS Festival, Jul/Aug, Massachusetts, USA (deadlines – Dec 14 & May 30)
SEEDS Festival 2008 call for participation – Somatic Experiments in Earth, Dance & Science 2008: Ecology European Youth Circus, Oct/Nov, Wiesbaden, Germany (deadline: 30 Apr)
A call to young European circus performers, aged 10 – 25 years. European Youth Circus – many prizes available for selected artists. Tanzende Stadt/ Festival Dance in the city, Belgium summer 2008 (deadline: Dec 30)
"Dance in the city" – festival of contemporary dance in urban sites seeks productions designed for city spaces. Umore Azoka – 9th Leioa Festival of Comedy Street Theatre, Bizkaia, Spain, May 22-25 (deadline: 4 Feb)
UMORE AZOKA – THE 9th LEIOA FESTIVAL OF COMEDY STREET THEATRE (Bizkaia – Spain) has opened the period of inscription for performing art productions wishing to take part in the 2008 edition. M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2009 (deadline: 14 Mar)
M1 Singapore Fringe Festival is an annual festival of theatre, performance art, film, dance, visual arts, mixed media, music and forum. The theme for M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2009 is Art and Family. We accept applications from professional Singapore and international artists / companies. 14th Alaçati International Theatre Festival for Children & Youth, Turkey, 23-28 Jun (deadline: 4 Apr)
14th ALACATI INTERNATIONAL THEATRES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH FESTIVAL will be organized by TOBAV (Theatre Opera and Ballet members foundation) with the collaboration of Municipality of Alaçati on 23rd and 28th June 2008. 4th Ordu International Theatre Festival for Children & Youth, Turkey, Jun 2-8 (deadline: 4 Apr)
The fourth Ordu International Theatre for Children and Youth Festival will be organized by the collaboration of Municipality of Ordu and TOBAV between 2nd and 8th June 2008. 7th International Festival of Performance Art, Toronto, Canada, Oct/Nov 08 (deadline: 15 Jan)
This is the call for submissions for 7a*11d's 7th International Festival of Performance Art in 11 years, taking place in Toronto from October 22 – November 2, 2008.
1st Aarhus International Choreography Competition, 12-14 Jun, Denmark (deadline: 11 Feb)
The Competition is aimed at emerging choreographers and the purpose is to find and develop new, professional talents within contemporary dance. TRAFORMA Creation Contest, Senigallia, Italy (deadline: 15 Feb)
TRAFORMA – art and sustainable city Creation Contest is looking for artistic projects bringing out the sense of social responsibility of art in an original and innovative way and in a perspective of sustainable development. ARD International Music Competition Sep 2008, Munich (deadline: Apr 30, 2008)
The 57th ARD International Music Competition 2008 in Munich will be held for the following categories: Viola, Clarinet, Bassoon,String Quartet. Musicians from all nations born between 1979 and 1991 are eligible to take part.
ArtistNe(s)t residencies for writers, Romania, May & Oct (deadline: 11 Feb)
The National Museum “George Enescu” – the department “Dumitru and Alice Rosetti Tescanu – George Enescu” and the Swiss Cultural Programme South-East Europe and Ukraine invite writers to apply for residences in May and October 2008. MOVING_movimento 2008 choreography competition – residencies in Tuscany (deadline: 7 Jan)
MOVING_Movimento is a project dedicated to young choreographers resident in Italy or choreographers active abroad, offering choreographic residences for contemporary dance research projects. Dance residencies, Pointe Ephemere, Paris, Feb – Jul 2008 (deadline: 20 Dec)
Experimental choreographic dance residencies are offered at Pointe Ephemere in Paris – residencies last one month, during the period Feb – July 2008. Residencies at PACT Zollverein Choreographic Centre, Essen, Germany, Aug – Dec 08 (deadline: Jan 16)
CALL FOR ENTRIES – RESIDENCIES at PACT Zollverein Choreographic centre in Essen, Germany from August to December 2008.
22nd World Congress on Dance Research, Athens, 2-6 Jul (deadline for presentation applications: 30 May)
22nd World Congress on Dance Research – Athens, Greece, 2-6 July 2008, the largest gathering of dance specialists world-wide. Babel Med Music, Marseilles, 27-29 Mar – registration for stands
The 4th edition of Babel Med Music will take place in Marseilles from Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th March 2008. International Festival Fair,Theatre Methods 08 Between Tradition and Contemporaneity, Malpils, Latvia, Jul 7-13, 2008 (Deadline: Dec 20)
TM is the annual professional festival- fair bringing up the question of the Bridge between tradition and contemporaneity in performing arts. It is organised by IUGTE.
TUNZALE & SEVAN Ethno Jazz Band seeks saxophonist
TUNZALE & SEVAN Ethno Jazz Band wants to recruit a saxophonist for its international co-productions. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact CONSARTA Entertainment Corporation with their professional resumes and salary expectations.
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New links and updates
Finnish Circus Information Centre
The FCIC collects and disseminates information on circus events and supports the cultural recognition of circus. Lab for Electroacoustic Creation – LEC
Miso Music Portugal has created in 2005 a program of artistic residencies in the recently created LEC. FAETEDA – Spain
The Spanish Federation of Associations of Theatre and Dance Production Companies (FAETEDA) incorporates the vast majority of production companies in Spain. India Foundation for the Arts
IFA makes grants to artists in India – its mission includes creating space for the exploration of new connections and alliances in the arts. Cultural Help Desk South Africa
South African initiative that helps artists' development, including supporting international exchanges through DanceDesk and MusicDesk. Dancing on the Edge Festival – Netherlands
Dancing on the Edge- Confronting Dance from the Middle East contemporary dance festival in the Netherlands presents a young generation of choreographers from seven countries.
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