Entertainment of 2014-01-22

Cultural fund calls for applications

The Ghana Denmark Cultural Fund (GDCF) has once again made a call for applications from artistes and related art organizations for support for projects throughout the country.

According to Korkor Amarteifio, administrator of the fund, all projects relating to the arts are welcome. She however stressed that precedence would be given to applications that involve excellence in ingenuity; creative works as well as traditional works with contemporary ideas.

The application forms, she noted, could be obtained freely on www.gdcfonline.org adding that forms must be filled and mailed to the address provided on the website. She added that the deadline for submission of applications is Saturday February 15, 2014.

Since 2007, the GDCF has released a total of GH¢1,612,773.43 for various art projects throughout the country. These include publishing of books, documentary films, dance productions, acquisition of instruments/equipment, storytelling and reading programmes for school kids among others.

Objectives of the GDCF, which was established in 2007, include the strengthening of intercultural relationships, mutual understanding and the promotion of democratic values through intercultural expressions and interactions.

Source: Daily Guide
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