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Broukar Ensemble Tours Sweden and Launches Its First Album

20 October 2017 The Broukar classical Arabic music ensemble, founded in 2007 by the Syrian musician Taufik Mirkhan in Damascus, will be touring Sweden this autumn, with performances in Sala on 29 October, Stockholm on 30 and 31 October, and Västerås on 1 November. The five-member ensemble plays traditional instruments such as the qanoun, oud, nay (flute), keman (violin) and ... Read More »

Selected Projects for the Exceptional Grants – RedZone 2017

Culture Resource is pleased to announce the selected projects for the Exceptional Grants – RedZone 2017 that aims to support creative projects approaching freedom of expression, and focuses on artists who have decided to face the social and political system through their creative and professional choices. The selected artworks will be premiered at the third edition of the RedZone Festival ... Read More »

Culture Resource in solidarity with authors and editors of “Sun on Closed Windows”

Out of its dedication to the advocacy of freedom of thought and creativity, and its rejection of all forms of ideological tutelage, Culture Resource declares its solidarity with the authors and writers of Sun on Closed Windows who have become the victims of a massive campaign of slander and vilification in Libya.  The book is a collection of literary works, ... Read More »

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 »

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