Application calls for Mobility First! ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative 2020. It is a funding opportunity for artists and professionals for funding to travel to a festival, workshop, training, or research trip in the arts and culture.
The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) promotes understanding, strengthens relationships and facilitates cooperation among the people, institutions, and organizations of Asia and Europe. ASEF enhances dialogue, enables exchanges and encourages collaboration across the thematic areas of culture, education, governance, economy, sustainable development, public health, and media.
The Asia-Foundation presents the Mobility First travel grant for artists and cultural professionals. The organizer invites eligible arts practitioners from Asia and Europe to apply for periodic competitive open calls through an individual application. International travel support is then granted to selected cultural professionals in Asia and Europe to participate in activities that are integral to their professional development; that would initiate a multiplier effect on others and benefit society.
Australia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Singapore, Bangladesh, Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Korea, Pakistan, China, Lao PDR, Philippines, India, Malaysia, Russian Federation, Austria, Finland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Germany, Malta, Spain, Croatia, Greece, Netherlands, Sweden, Cyprus, Hungary, Norway, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland, United Kingdom, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, Estonia, Latvia, Romania
The Mobility First grant covers the cost of international travel including visa cost. The grant amount can vary according to each application, based on the mobility route and destination country which you are intending to visit.
ASEF supports the mobility of artists and cultural professionals for participation in the following 6 types of activities