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Culture Resource launches exceptional grants “REDZONE”

Culture Resource, in cooperation with Kirkelig Kulturverksted (KKV) Norway, announce the call for artistic projects for an exceptional grant to support creative projects in music, theater, dance, visual arts, and multidisciplinary productions. The selected artworks will be premiered at the REDZONE Festival 2018 which will take place in Norway and in the Arab Region. Deadline for applying is 28 July ... Read More »

vacancy announcement | logistic and admin coordinator

Culture Resource announces the call for applications for the position of Logistic and Admin Coordinator. Responsibilities: Take charge of travel, transportation and logistical arrangements for the organization’s programs and events taking place in Lebanon and abroad Provide support to office visitors/ delegations and event participants from abroad Communicate with external parties as necessary in preparation for and during events Support ... Read More »

Results of the First Round of Tajwaal 2017

 The recipients of the April 2017 round of Tajwaal are: Action for Hope Theater Group (Lebanon): received support for 17 members of its troupe to travel from Lebanon to Scotland to participate in seven performances within the Arab Art Focus program at Edinburgh’s famed Fringe Festival. Tamer Said (Egypt), Film director: received funding support for himself and Khaled Abdallah, actor ... Read More »

First Abbara Training workshop 2017

The Culture Resource Foundation held the first training workshop in the framework of the fifth round of its Abbara programme. This round is unique in that application was open to independent cultural organisations from all Arab countries, whereas in the past it had been restricted to the “Arab Spring” countries: Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Syria and Yemen. More than 250 independent ... Read More »

Kon Ma3a El Fann at London’s Shubbak Festival

Kon Ma3a El Fann (Be with Art) Program participates this year in Shubbak, London’s largest biennial festival of contemporary Arab culture, organized in the period 1–16 July 2017. Within a broader framework of cooperation between Al Mawred Al Thaqafy and Shubbak Festival, Kon Ma3a El Fann will participate in a panel discussion as part of the ‘Survival of the Artist’ ... Read More »


Culture Resource announces the call for applications for the position of Communications and Media Manager.   The Communications and Media Manager will support the Managing Director of Culture Resource in expanding and diversifying beneficiaries from Culture Resource programs; broadening interest in Culture Resource’s work and services; and for increasing public awareness of its activities and achievements. S/he will be expected ... Read More »

Culture Resource Results for March 2017 Round of Mawa3eed

Mawa3eed grant results: 2017, Round 1 Culture Resource is pleased to announce the grantees of the first round of Mawa3eed for the year 2017. The Mawa3eed grant mirrors Culture Resource’s vision of supporting cultural and artistic exchange between all Arab countries. Grantees: 1- Ala Younis (Jordan), visual artist: The grant supports her travel from Jordan to Egypt in order to ... Read More »

Between Two Cities

Abbara Recipient, Megawara, Hosts the Exhibition ‘Between Two Cities’ in Cairo Megawra, a recipient of Culture Resource’s Abbara grant in 2015, hosted the exhibition, “Between Two Cities”, at Khalifa Community Center in Cairo from 18 to 28 February. The exhibition was curated by the architect and researcher Ahmad Borham in collaboration with Mazg for Comics Production, which was also a ... Read More »

Culture Resource’s Artistic Board and General Assembly Meet in Beirut

Culture Resource’s Artistic Board and General Assembly held their annual meetings on 1 and 2 February 2017 in Beirut. Participants discussed and assessed Culture Resource’s activities and programs in 2016 in the foundation’s various programmes, reviewed the budget, and reviewed and approved the plan and projected budget for 2017. They also discussed horizons for developing some of the programmes and ... Read More »

Results for Production Awards 2016 – Second Round

Literature: Yamen Hussein Syria Project: 3439 km A three-part anthology of poetry interspersed with drawings of imaginary maps. The  general themes of the three sections are: Internal Exile, Waiting and Apprehension, and Arrival and Final Exile. The verse and prose poems condense the changes and shifts between different types of exile, whether stationary or mobile, experienced by most Syrian people. ... Read More »

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