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Call for Applications: African Arts Institute – Cultural Entrepreneurship Training Course

Cape Town, South Africa
Deadline: 08 May 2015

Call for Applications:  African Arts Institute – Cultural Entrepreneurship Training Course

As part of the broader African Cultural Leadership Programme, which has been running since 2012 in more than 41 African countries, applications are now open for suitable Learning Partners to join the 10-day Cultural Entrepreneurship Course in Cape Town in June.

We are looking for creative business minds who have a few years experience as cultural entrepreneurs; are inspiring and creative; are innovators and risk takers in the cultural and creative industries in their country; and are dedicated to transforming and contributing to the sustainability of the creative and cultural sector. Being an active member of a professional arts network, such as Arterial Network, is an added advantage.

This course seeks to nurture, mentor and empower cultural entrepreneurs to better their trade in cultural goods and services and at the same time, contribute to sustainable professional networks. The course will be run by MBA trained leaders, artist professionals and cultural policy experts.

A maximum of 20 applicants will be accepted onto the course, with full scholarships.
The deadline for applications is Friday 08 May 2015.

You can download the application form HERE or email to be sent an application form directly.

The Cultural Entrepreneurship Course is part of a larger Programme called the African Cultural Leadership Programme. This Programme is funded by the European Union’s Investing in People’s Programme, with financial and collegiate support from Goethe Institut, Arterial Network and 4 regional training partners: Go Down Art Centre(Kenya, East Africa); Group 30 (Senegal, West Africa); Doula’Art (Cameroon, Central Africa); and Racines (Morocco, North Africa).

The African Arts Institute is supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) who will be co-funding partners of this course.
For more information, contact or call 021 465 9027.

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