The City of Bologna selects the projects of musicians and cultural operators who perform internationally through festivals, tours and exchanges, or who are able to accomodate artists from other UNESCO Creative Cities of Music.
The Call provides contributions of up to € 3,000 for a total of € 50,000 for projects to be carried out from August 2017 until December 2018.
The operators must be active in the area of the Metropolitan City of Bologna, divided among associations and other private social institutions (€ 40,000), businesses and professionals (€ 5,000), schools and public training institutes (€ 5,000).
Applications must be submitted by 1 p.m local time of Monday 19 June 2017
The proposals will be assessed taking into account the quality of the projec with regard to creativity and innovation, technical and financial feasibility and how well it representes the area of Bologna.
Also privileged will be international relations that have already been established by the city and exchange initiatives with prestigious hosting venues capable of supporting the fame of Bologna as a creative city.
The City of Bologna will also support the projects selected through its communication channels, the granting of use of the Bologna UNESCO Creative City logo and the creation of additional opportunities at the sites of destination.
With the Calls of past editions, in 2014, 11 projects were selected for a total of 20,000 euros, in 2015 projects were 12 for a budget of 30,000 euros, wheile in 2016/17 the selected projects were 19 for a grand total of € 50,000.
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