Feature Article
Welcome to the October edition of our Newsletter
News this month
Tradition Now 2019 at the National Concert Hall presented in partnership with The Arts Council
Date for the diary - Festival Conference 2020
Creative Writing Fellow position at University of Limerick in 2020
Scoileanna Ildánacha/Creative Schools: Another 150 new schools announced
Creative Schools National Celebration Events
Tender published to manage and deliver Creative Places Tuam
Grants and Awards
Festival Investment Scheme 2020 Round 2
Travel and Training Awards for festivals in 2019
News from the community
Chief Executive Officer: Dance Ireland
Creative Europe Desk
Free Creative Europe networking event during Dublin Theatre Festival
Music Moves Europe: Call for applications
European Union Youth Orchestra 2020 Auditions in IRELAND!
Music Moves Europe: Call for applications

Music Moves Europe is the framework for the European Commission’s initiatives and actions regarding the European music sector. You can read more about Music Moves Europe Here here.

There are currently two open calls for applications:

1) Professionalization and training (grant)

The overall aim of this call is to identify and to support at least 10 innovative and sustainable pilot training programmes for young musicians and professionals in the music sector that have a European dimension.

The overall budget for this call is €900,000 and the deadline is 31 October 2019.

Guidelines and application documents can be found here.

2) Co-operation of Small Music Venues

The present call for proposals aims at promoting a sustainable live music distribution through cooperation between small- and medium sized music venues in order to stimulate innovative collaboration models and to enhance venues’ role and identity in the local community. The general objective of this call is to increase the music venues’ capacity to remain competitive in a fast changing market and regulatory environment.

The budget for this call is €600,000 and the Commission expects to fund up to 13 projects. The deadline for applications is 15 November 2019.

You can find the guidelines and apply here.

Please get in touch with the Culture Office on cedculture@artscouncil.ie if you have any questions.