OTM gains European funding support On-the-Move is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an operational grant for 2007 by the European Commission as a networked organisation active at European level in the field of culture. Finland's Cultural Exports Promotion Programme announced The objective is to facilitate the emergence of cultural sectors into export sectors equal to other export sectors, and thereby improve employment, support business development and iincrease the turnover of companies in creative sectors. Status of artists debated in European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education The status of artists was discussed in April in the Committee on Culture and Education of the the European Parliament, through a project presented by MEP Claire Gibault. Boletín en español – Newsletter now available in Spanish! The Spanish version of this newsletter is growing in popularity. Thanks to the dedication of Centro Dramático de Aragón, our Spanish partner, we now have nearly 900 Spanish-speaking subscribers.

Grants for Mobility

Jeunes Talents Cirque: call for projects (Deadline: 27 Sept) A supportive programme for young creators in the circus arts field in France and in Europe, offering grants and dedicated support for the realisation of creative projects. Art Moves Africa mobility fund (deadline: Sept 1) Art Moves Africa announces its next deadline for the mobility fund to facilitate cultural and artistic exchanges within the African continent. Also a new website has been launched.

Calls for participation

XII Choreography Contest, 12Masdanza International Contemporary Dance Festival, Canary Islands, Oct 20-27 (deadline: 30 Jun) A contemporary dance competition for short pieces, performed by 3-5 dancers, any nationality. Cash prizes and financial support for travel costs for selected companies. Mostra de Teatre de Barcelona (deadline: 15 Jun) Call for participation from theatre companies – send details of projects and productions. World Festival of Solo and Duet Dance, Tachira, Venezuela, 17-23 Sep (deadline: 31 Jul) Applications are invited from dancers and choreographers for this international event of dance pieces (10-60 minutes). Sauti za Busara, Feb 2008, Zanzibar: call for musicians (deadline: 31 Aug) Sauti za Busara 2008 will be held in Stone Town, Zanzibar on 7-10 February 2008. Call for artists, groups and crew members to work on the festival. Creation Award (performing arts & digital technologies), Enghien-les-Bains, France (deadline: 15 May) INTERNATIONAL CONTEST – B A I N S N UM E R I Q U E S #2 C R E A T I O N A W A R D at the Centre des Arts of Enghien-les-Bains, linking performing arts and digital technologies. *** APOLOGIES FOR SHORT NOTICE !! ***     Junction Arts Festival, Toronto, Canada, Sep 6-9 (deadline: 31 May) We are looking for a wide range of indoor and outdoor Site Specific work, Main Stage performances and street performers to participate in the 2007 Junction Arts Festival. EUROPE in your eyes, new technology artists call (deadline: Jun 30) emcLab call to artists resident in any European country who are developing artistic and/or experimental work with new technology. a-m-b-e_r 07 body-process festival, Istanbul, 9-17 Nov (deadline: 30 Jun) The theme of a-m-b-e_r'07 is Voice and Survival in a world of technologically mediated and globally distributed risk and comfort. VITAL 07, International Chinese Live Art Festival, Manchester, 20-21 Nov (deadline: 17 Aug) VITAL 07: The Essence of Performance. 20 and 21 November 2007, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK: call for artists of Chinese descent working in Live Art. Danca em Foco, video dance festival, Brazil (deadline: 31 May) International Video & Danc
e Festival  held in Rio de Janeiro is receiving applications for its International Videodance Section till 31 MAY 2007.


Residencies at new Romanian art centre, Transylvania Morisena art centre in Transylvania, Romania invites artists to apply for various residency projects to help launch this new international artists space. Dance residencies, Point Ephémère, Paris, Jul – Dec 07 (deadline: Jun 5) Dance residencies at Point Ephémère are available for periods of one month during the second half of 2007. Artists are selected for research and working residencies, particularly aimed at experimental, cross-disciplinary artists.


Transit Istanbul workshop programme, 25 Jun – 7 Jul Workshops and improvisation days organised in context of international dance festival. Myth and Theatre Festival – Summer University, France, Jul 1-13 Two weeks of workshops, experimental sessions, lectures, master classes, debates, performances at Château de Malérargues, Roy Hart International Artistic Centre , Southern France. AKT-ZENT International theatre courses: Montenegro ( 20 Jul-3 Aug & 4-15 Aug) New summer courses announced for actors and theatre professionals organised by the European Association for Theatre Culture, to be held in Budva, Montenegro in July and August 2007. International theatre workshops (Paolo Nani), Denmark, Aug 07 Two international residential workshops by Paolo Nani will be organised in Vordingborg, Denmark aimed at theatre professionals. Theatre Laboratory Plavo pozoriste, International summer workshop, Belgrade, Jul 23-Aug 4 International Summer Workshop Belgrade 2007 on theme of "Contemporary Theatre – Mind and Technique", July 23th – August 4th 2007 Music & Movement degree studies, Jaques-Dalcroze, Geneva Jaques-Dalcroze multi-disciplinary music and movement professional studies in Geneva – graduate and postgraduate level – now recruiting for courses starting in autumn 2007. O Vertigo dance workshop, Montreal, Canada, 6-24 Aug (register by 15 Jun) Intensive Workshop: Dance and Creative Processes, August 6 to 24, 2007O Vertigo Creation Centre, Montreal Au Brana (international theatre training workshops programme), France Au Brana Cultural Centre in southern France offers a full summer season of international workshops and residencies with leading theatre practitioners, held in a beautiful rural location. 


International Symposium on Carnival Design, Cuba, Jul 17-27 This event will be held in in Santiago de Cuba city, CUBA, during the largest cultural festival – The Carnival Festival Santiago 2007, and is organised by UNEAC (Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba). International Congress of Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Geneva, 18-28 Jul Cours, ateliers, débats, conférences, spectacles, expositions et jam sessions : pendant 10 jours, musiciens, enseignants, artistes des quatre coins du monde vont croiser leurs expériences autour de la méthode Jaques-Dalcroze. WOMEX 2007, Seville, 24-28 Oct This year's world music expo, WOMEX, takes place in Seville, Spain. A huge international fair with many opportunities for music professionals to participate, exhibit, contribute. 27th FiraTàrrega, 6-9 Sep, Tarrega, Catalunya, Spain – notice for theatre professionals La Fira de Teatre al Carrer de Tàrrega is the most important international market of the performing arts in southern Europe, that is held every year on the second weekend in September.  Vital Bodies, international conference on Chinese Live Art: call for papers (deadline: 6 Jul) Vital Bodies will consider both historical and aesthetic representations of 'the body' in visual art practices by artists of Chinese descent, bringing into dialogue a broad range of participants including artists, theorists, curators, policy-makers and arts educators. Meeting # 1, The Laboratory, Aarhus, Denmark, May 21-26 The Laboratory in Aarhus, Denmark arranges a conference on artistic laboratory work and workshop with Macello Magni in May (21st – 26th). The event aims to be a meeting place for both Nordic and international artists and researchers.

Other activities

Were you there? Call for witnesses to world events for arts project. (dealine: 1 Jul) WHERE WE WERE: The Limaghe Theatre Productions in Australia are currently looking for participants for their new research project. We are eager to hear your experiences of significant events in recent world history. European e-Government awards 2007 (deadline: 11 Jun) European eGovernment Awards 2007: awarded to public sector websites which present examples of good practice. Be good to see culture represented in the awards so if you are eligible – do apply!

Work opportunities

Cirque du Soleil: auditions for dancers, Vienna, August 2007 Cirque du Soleil will hold a casting audition in Vienna in August 2007. Minimum 2 year contracts. Audition by invitation only – apply now! ballet-tanz magazine listings for jobs, auditions and training ballet-tanz – Europe's leading German/English dance magazine. Consult the free listings on the website for job opportunities, auditions and workshops.


Pisa-Papéis: 2007/08 directory of performing arts in Portugal Awell designed directory of who's who in the Portuguese performing arts scene. Special Mobility e-zine from European Cultural Foundation Special Mobility themed e-zine now online published by the European Cultural Foundation with a variety of voices and information on mobility.

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New links and updates

ITI New Music Theatre Meeting International platform for new opera and music theatre. Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts Contemporary dance and inter-disciplinary performance centre in Bangalore, India. River // Cities Platform for international exchange among cities situated on the banks of a river. Ciudades que Danzan . Dancing Cities International network of cities with a programme of dance festivals and events in urban landscapes. Kuhnya . The Third Place Independent cooperation centre and cultural management training in Novosibirsk (Siberia). South American Cultural MillTransformation of an old flour mill on the Brazil-Bolivia border into a dance and art school and cultural centre. Forum Internacional de Danca . FID International dance event and platform in Brazil. International Festival of Children's Theatre 'Dandelion' Annual festival held in Sisak, Croatia.

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