SEUPB is inviting applications for operations which will support the development of the Creative Industries sector. The call is being made under the Enterprise Theme of Priority 1.1 (Co-operation for a more prosperous cross-border region) of the Cross-Border European Territorial Co-operation Programme INTERREG IVA.
Connections through Culture is the British Council’s new programme to provoke and support collaborative working between the UK and India in the arts. It’s focused on the arts industry itself – producers, festivals, curators, arts organisations and companies – and aims to build strong, sustainable relationships between organisations in the two countries.
The arts are one of the key spending areas for the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. However, over recent years there has been a growing concern at the relatively low levels of funding to the arts in Northern Ireland as compared to other countries and regions.