"From the Government of the Canary Islands we continue with the development strategy to guarantee access to culture throughout the territory"
The Ministry of Culture and Cultural Heritage of the Government has allocated
€1.8 million at
three new calls to select
theater, dance, music, circus, audiovisual and cultural heritage projectsmost of them related to initiatives of small and medium format.
As reported by the Ministry in a statement, these grants are aimed at activities of this discipline whose celebration is framed
between January 1 and December 15, 2022 and that they meet a series of requirements detailed in the bases that will be available from this Wednesday on the website of the
Canary Institute for Cultural Development.
The Deputy Minister for Culture and Cultural Heritage, Juan Márquez, stated that “the purpose of the ICDC takes on even more meaning with the growth of creative activity on the islands.
The Canary Islands have a powerful and quality cultural agenda. From the Government of the Canary Islands we continue with the development strategy to guarantee access to culture throughout the territory.
In the selection criteria of these calls, it is valued that the events suppose a
significant and innovative contribution to the cultural offer of the islandsin line with the cultural goals of the Canary Islands in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Canarian Agenda 2030 and the gender perspective.
Companies, freelancers or non-profit entities, with tax residence in the Canary Islands, interested in submitting proposals can do so under the conditions set out in the bases, provided that their main activity is the performance of cultural activities that encompass these specific procedures.
The call for Small and Medium Format Cultural Activities referring to music, theatre, dance and circus, that is, those whose total cost does not exceed 100,000 euros, has an item of 1,200,000 euros, for the promotion and dissemination of proposals made in any of the eight islands, either by face-to-face audience and/or hybrid format.
This line accommodates the programming/exhibition of artistic residences in scenic spaces; comprehensive exhibition projects in private rooms; and also to festivals, fairs, exhibitions, sector meetings, and other events defined as cultural activity in these matters.
The deadline for submitting proposals will be open until May 20.
On the other hand, specific projects will be selected for activities that promote the
cultural values of the islands in the audiovisual field, as well as festivals, exhibitions, markets, conferences and forums held in the Canary Islands and whose purpose is to boost, promote and disseminate the film and audiovisual industry.
In this case, the budget rises to 300,000 euros and its purpose is to promote the development and consolidation of the audiovisual industry on the islands through the holding of events that contribute to it, as it is a transversal sector that implies social and territorial cohesion. , right to culture and, above all, economic development and employability.
The deadline for these grants ends on May 11.
The selection for projects linked to Cultural Heritage includes activities that promote research, collection, protection, conservation, restoration and recovery of the movable and intangible cultural heritage of the Canary Islands, among others, and its endowment is 335,000 euros to be distributed among the proposals that result selected.
Proposals can be submitted until May 5.