Feature Article
Welcome to the March edition of our Newsletter
News this month
ART: 2016: The Arts Council’s programme as part of Ireland 2016
Laureate for Irish Fiction: Update
Public Talk with Kate Goodwin as part of Extending Architecture: training in practices of engaging the public with architecture.
Arts Council and County and City Management Association published new 10-year agreement.
Grants and Awards
Arts Council announces deadlines for schemes in Dance and Theatre
Next closing date for Deis Recording & Publication Award is Thursday 7 April 2016 at 5:30 pm.
Closing Dates announced for Touring and Dissemination of Work Scheme Round 1 2017
Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme: Deadlines 2016
News from the community
Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie Documentation Bursary
Creative Europe Desk
International News from the Creative Europe Desk – Culture Office
International News from the Creative Europe Desk – Culture Office

Interreg Info event in Liverpool 10 March

On 10 March 2016 Euclid is organising an information and networking event on Priority Axis 4 of the new Interreg VB Atlantic Area. Priority 4 refers to “cultural assets and heritage”. The event, titled Atlantic Ties will provide information on the new programme and an opportunity for organisations to network, present ideas and build partnerships.

Full details of the event can be found on the Euclid website: http://www.euclid.info/atlantic-ties/

Europe for Citizens Desk Ireland launches partner search tool

The national info point for the Europe for Citizens Programme is based in The Wheel: http://www.europeforcitizens.ie/ .

Along with providing information on the funding available under the Europe for Citizens Programme and information events organised across the country, the website also has a section dedicated to helping Irish civil society organisations looking for European partners as well as listing organisations from throughout Europe who are looking for Irish partners.

Please visit the dedicated section of the Europe for Citizens Ireland website here.

Over 187 applications from 36 countries received for the 2016 Europa Nostra Award!

Organisations and individuals from 36 countries across Europe submitted a total of 187 applications for the 2016 edition of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award. In regard to the categories, Conservation has the most entries (79). It is followed by Education, Training and Awareness-Raising (56), Research (31), and, finally, Dedicated Service to Heritage (21).

The official announcement of the 2016 winners will be made by Europa Nostra and the European Commission through a joint press release at the beginning of April.

This year, up to 30 winners will be honoured at the European Heritage Awards Ceremony on the evening of 24 May at the historic Zarzuela Theatre in Madrid, Spain.

The laureates will present and discuss their award-winning projects during the Excellence Fair on the morning of 24 May at the College of Architects of Madrid.

The EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. You can read more about the award, including past winners on the Europa Nostra website: http://www.europanostra.org/

As always we welcome any questions about EU funding for culture. Please contact us at cedculture@artscouncil.ie

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