Dancing on the Edge is offering scholarships to talented dancers from Arab countries and Iran to attend a summer dance workshop program in Amsterdam. Dancing on the Edge (DOTE) is the only organization in the country devoted to stimulating artistic exchange in the fields of contemporary dance, theater, and multi-media with the Middle East and North Africa.
The festival will take place in the Cittadella dei Giovani, a place located in the centre of the little town of Aosta, that is partner of the festival. The aim of this structure is to work with and for young people as one of the aims of the Festival is to link contemporary art practices with new generations.
The International Spring Orchestra Festival in collaboration with the 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union are inviting young European Composers to participate in an international composers’ forum during the 11th edition of the International Spring Orchestra Festival 28 April – 9 May 2017.
Sonic Cyberfeminisms will provide an opportunity to critically reflect upon and, in doing so, contribute to current activism and debates concerning sound, gender and technology.
The 2-day event follows on from an online reading group, ‘Decolonizing Sonic Cyberfeminisms’ and a panel discussion ‘Doing Sonic Cyberfeminisims’ that took place in 2016.
Bass Forward has announced its 2017 Proko-Five Composition Prize for the best new 5-7 minute work for same instrumentation as Prokofiev’s Quintet in G minor, op. 39: oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and double bass. The prize is $400 USD, and a premier performance at the International Society of Bassists’ 2017 Convention at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY. *
To foster deeper and more diverse collaboration in the arts among the regions of West Asia and South Asia with Taiwan, a grants program offered by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China will accept proposals through Jan. 20, 2017. From exhibitions and performances to writing, filmmaking, or research projects, all interesting collaborative projects on aspects of Taiwan’s culture or society are welcomed.