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Production Awards Grantees of 1st Round, 2017

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the grantees of the first round of the Production Awards Program for 2017. The purpose of this programme is to promote and encourage a new generation of Arab artists and writers through support for their projects in literature, music, theatre, visual arts and cinema. Music Taoufik Mirkhan, Syria Project: Broukar Broukar, a classical Arabic ... Read More »

First Collaboration Between Culture Resource and Shubbak Festival: A Success!

Last July 16 was the closing ceremony of the 3rd edition of Shubbak Festival for contemporary Arab culture, held in London from July 1 till July 16. The festival included more than 70 events with the participation of more than 150 artists. This edition featured the first collaboration between Shubbak Festival and Culture Resource, with a group of the latter’s ... Read More »

Results of Mawa3eed, 2nd Round 2017

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the grantees of the second 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: Sanaa Seif (Egypt), Student in the Faculty of Languages and Translation: The grant supports her trip from Egypt to Lebanon in order participate as ... Read More »

Culture Resource Announces its New Director, Helena Nassif

Culture Resource is pleased to announce that Helena Nassif has joined the team as the new Executive Director. Helena was selected by a committee chosen from members of Culture Resource’s Artistic Board. The committee reviewed all applications and conducted the interviews based on a set of criteria, including a deep knowledge and understanding of the cultural sector in the Arab ... Read More »

“Shubbak Festival” kicks off on July 1 in London in partnership with Culture Resource

“Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture” kicks off on Saturday, July 1, with an opening ceremony at the Barbican, featuring Cairokee Band from Egypt and the Lebanese singer Tania Saleh. The largest biennial of contemporary Arab culture in London will go on with daily events, until July 16. Kon Ma3a El Fann (Be with Art), the latest program launched ... Read More »

Final results of the 5th round of Abbara

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the names of the 10 final recipients of the 5th round of Abbara program 2017-2018: The Theatrical Mobile Workshop (Sudan): The group involved in this project hopes to rehabilitate university and youth theatre by linking theatre with questions of development and the rights of the least privileged segments of society, such as women. It ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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