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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 »

Culture Resource Results for December 2016 Round of Mawa3eed

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the names of the grantees of the fourth round of the Mawa3eed travel grant. As one of Culture Resource’s ongoing programs, Mawa3eed aims to support the cultural and artistic dissemination of artistic products and exchange within and among all Arab countries. The recipients for the grants in the December 2016 round are: Rabee’ Hanani ... Read More »

Culture Resource culture policy studies on World CP database website

It is now possible to access the complete culture policy profile for six Arab countries – Jordan, Algeria, Morocco, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt – on World CP, the International Database of Cultural Policies. The culture policy profiles offer a comprehensive survey of the state of cultural policies in these countries and are available, in English, on The publication of ... Read More »

“300 Miles” wins prize at Doclisboa

300 Miles, by the Syrian film director Orwa Al Moktad, was awarded the prize for “Best first full-length narrative film that conveys a new vision” in this year’s Doclisboa film festival. The film was produced with support from the Culture Resource Foundation through the foundation’s Production Grants program. 300 miles is the distance that separates the filmmaker, residing in northern ... Read More »

Culture Resource’s Managing Director, Rana Yazaji, Speaks about Cultural Leadership at the 7th Summit on Arts and Culture in Malta

The 7th Summit and Arts and Culture, which took place in Malta from 18-21 October 2016, focused on the theme of Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century. With  “arts and culture…considered to be at a crossroads – faced with many challenges and opportunities at the global, national and local level such as: the impact of new technologies on the production ... Read More »

Culture Resource Participates in Creative Lab on the Role of Arts & Culture in Creating Positive Impact

A two-day creative lab, organized by DOEN, AFAC, Festival du Niger Foundation, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Netherlands), was held in Amsterdam on 24 and 25 October 2016 and gathered leaders and practitioners in the culture field to discuss the role of arts and culture in building understanding and cohesion, and how the arts and culture community can ... Read More »

Culture Resource Returns From First Outreach Trip in Morocco

Culture Resource completed its first outreach trip to Morocco in November 2016. With the aim of increasing awareness about Culture Resource’s programs and expanding the organization’s network of artists, cultural managers and cultural institutions, the Communications team visited the cities of Rabat, Tangier, Meknes and Casablanca. In each city, the Culture Resource team met with local cultural players, spaces and ... Read More »

Abbara 5: Results

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the recipients of the fifth round of the Abbara Program. The 18 organizations that have successfully made it through the first stage of the selection process come from ten Arab countries, including Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Egypt, Sudan, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania. Abbara was launched in 2011 to support independent cultural organisations and ... Read More »


Culture Resource announces the call for applications for the position of Managing Director of Culture Resource. EXPERIENCES & PERSONAL SKILLS Candidates interested in this post must have the following experiences and personal skills: A minimum of ten years of experience as a cultural manager directing  a large cultural organization(s) and/or projects; Have developed a good reputation as a cultural manager ... Read More »

Tajwaal Results – 2nd Round 2016

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the names of applicants who have received a travel grant at the second round of the “Tajwaal” program. Tajwaal was launched in April 2016 and is a direct translation of Culture Resource’s vision in support of the dissemination of the regional culture and arts globally. Grantees:  Abdullah Alkafri (Syria), a writer, cultural programmer, and ... Read More »

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