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Sunday, September 28, 2008


Applications invited for Bursaries for Artists Programme 2009

Call for applications for the 2009 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists.

As an implementation instrument of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, the Programme promotes the mobility of young artists through sojourns in art residencies abroad so as to foster creativity and cultural diversity. It recognizes the important contribution of artists in the creative process and their central role in nurturing the diversity of cultural expressions.

Artist-in-residence bursaries are being offered in institutions around the world in the following three fields: visual arts, creative writing and music.

To consult the list of bursaries being offered for 2009 visit and follow direct links to institutions which offer full instructions on the application requirements and necessary dates.

For further information contact