November 16th, 2023
Info session: Mobility and cross-cultural Cooperation: Exploring Opportunities from Creative Europe
Ljubljana Puppet Theatre
Funding opportunities
Perform Europe
Join us on 16 November from 4 to 5.30 pm, for a two-part information session on funding opportunities for mobility and cross-cultural cooperation in the performing arts sector.

This session will take place at the Ljubljana Puppet Theatre’s “Stage Under the Stars” in the framework of the 66th Pearle*-Live Performance Europe’s members conference hosted b the Association of Slovene Theatre Managers.

Part 1: Creative Europe’s funding opportunities with Motovila – Creative Europe Desk SI

In the first part, Mateja Lazar and Tanja Kos from the Creative Europe Desk in Slovenia will highlight the various opportunities for artists, cultural professionals, and organisations to engage in cross-border projects. You will discover how Creative Europe can support your initiatives with EU-funded programs and grants.

Part 2: Perform Europe, a Creative Europe Cultural Mobility Programme

In the second part, we will give to floor to Karen Verlinden, project coordinator of Perform Europe, a European cultural mobility programme supporting innovative ideas to make the international touring of performing arts more inclusive and ecologically sustainable.

Exclusively for Slovenian arts organisations, you will get a preview of the open call, the eligibility criteria and the application process as well as receive guidance on finding international partners.

Perform Europe is a funding scheme for the European performing arts sector, supporting sustainable, inclusive, balanced, and innovative collaboration projects of partners across the 40 Creative Europe countries. Particular attention is given to projects which work with and include underrepresented areas or groups in these countries.

Do you want to be part of this unique event and learn about the opportunities for funding projects with Creative Europe?

Register here

Agenda Programme 16 November, Ljubljana Puppet Theatre

Mobility & cross-cultural cooperation

15.30 Welcome coffee

16.00 Opening of the session on Mobility & cross-cultural cooperation

16.00-16.45 Exploring opportunities from Creative Europe

by Tanja Kos & Mateja Lazar (Motovila - Creative Europe Desk SI)

16.45-17.30 Perform Europe

by Karen Verlinden, project coordinator

17.30-18.00 Opportunity to speak individually with presenters after the session

About Perform Europe

The Perform Europe Open Call will be launched in December 2023.

The call will stay open for four months. A minimum of three partners from three Creative Europe countries is required for each partnership application, presenting a minimum of one artistic work.

Perform Europe will grant €2,1 million to a minimum of 35 successful partnership applicants. The maximum grant available for each selected applicant will be €60.000.

Grants will be divided into three categories:

  1. €12.000 small scale projects
  2. €32.000 medium scale projects
  3. €60.000 large scale projects

5% of the total funding will be dedicated towards collaborative projects which involve partnerships with Ukrainian partners and/or support initiatives for the Ukrainian performing arts sector.

Perform Europe will offer various information, promotion and knowledge-sharing events in connection with the open call.

Pearle*-Live Performance Europe is part of the Perform Europe consortium together with IETM - International network for contemporary performing artsEuropean Festivals Association (EFA)CircostradaEuropean Dancehouse Network (EDN), and IDEA Consult

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