Call for proposals for cultural activities in Lebanon

The Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon is seeking proposals for the organisation of cultural activities in Lebanon in the framework of the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI), for a budget of €100,000, and with the aim of promoting inter-cultural understanding through any artistic or cultural activity.  The call reference is EuropeAid/131643/L/ACT/LB.
The objectives of the programme of cultural activities under this call are:
·         Dialogue and exchange between cultures and civilisations.
·         The promotion of mutual understanding and the rapprochement between peoples through cultural and artistic exchanges.
In order to achieve these objectives, the Delegation provides for the funding of cultural activities all over Lebanon. These are projects submitted by Lebanese associations or their partners from the EU and/or EU neighbouring countries to the Delegation to Lebanon.
Actions may cover:
·         Activities and events (music, dance, singing, theatre including puppets, etc.), exhibitions (sculpture, painting, photos, etc.), competitions, workshops, projects via new media (Internet, video, etc.) aimed at promoting inter cultural exchange and dialogue in particular between youths from different nationalities and Lebanese communities.
·         Actions aimed at boosting contacts and at networking between Lebanese artists on one side, and foreign artists and organisers of international fairs, biennales or cultural festivals on the other side, and/or enhancing knowledge about Lebanese cultural actors abroad through meetings and trainings organised in Lebanon.
The deadline for submission of proposals is Wednesday 31 August 2011 at 15h30 (Beirut local time). The full guidelines for applicants are available for consultation at the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon.
An information session on this call for proposals will be held on Friday 15 July 2011 at 11h00 at the Delegation of the European Union's premises. (ENPI Info Centre)
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Press release
Call for proposals
EU Delegation - Lebanon

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