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Strand 1.3.6: Support to European cultural festivals

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Reference document

  • The Culture Programme Guide is the legal basis for this call.
  • Instructions for Applicants: pdf en pdf 06/08/2010
    This guide contains useful information concerning the content of your application.
  • Explanatory note for eligibility period : pdf en (21/09/2010)

Deadline for applications

The application must be sent by 15 November 2010.

For more information about the timetable of the selection procedure, please consult the Calendar 2008-2013.

Application procedure


1 - Application package.

1/ Cover letter signed by the coordinator

2/ Festival Application Form pdf enfrde pdf 08/11/2010 Update of Festival Application Form DE – Part E.2. Festival Description . The description has to be done in maximum 3000 characters and not 300 characters. 

3/ Estimated budget form for festivals pdf en pdf 05/11/2010

4/ Legal Entity Form
Please attach copies of official documents demonstrating the legal status of the entity (e.g. trade register, statutes, etc.)

5/ Financial Identification Form

6) Declaration of Honour Word file en fr de

7/ Financial Capacity Form (for the coordinator only)
Word file en fr de cs da el et es hu fi it lt lv mt nl pl pt sk sl sv

8/ Annual Accounts (Balance sheets, Profit/Loss accounts) from the last closed financial year of the applying organisation.

9/ Curriculum Vitae of the persons responsible for the implementation of the action

10/ Activity report covering the activities of the past two years

11/ Catalogues covering the programming of the last edition

12/ Checklist – Festival Application Package pdf en

2 - Submission of applications

Please send your application package to the Executive Agency before 15 November 2010, 2010 (4:00pm CEST for applications delivered in person). The postmark will be used to check that submission of the application has been done within the specified time limit.

Postal address:

Education, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency
Culture Programme (2007–2013)
Strand 1.3.6. Festivals
Avenue du Bourget 1 (BOUR 04/64)
B – 1140 Brussels Belgium
The application package can be sent:

  • either by post,
  • by express courier service,
  • or delivered in person by applicants themselves, no later than 4:00pm CEST on 15/11/2010.

Further assistance

Questions regarding the content of your application or the rules applying to Strand 1.3.6.

  • If, after consulting the Programme Guide, you still have outstanding questions regarding the content of your application or the rules applying to Strand 1.3.6, you are advised to contact the Cultural Contact Point for your country. The Cultural Contact Point will provide you with valuable information and assistance.
  • As a last resort, you can send an email to the Executive Agency at the following address: EACEA-P5-FESTIVALS@ec.europa.eu Please note however that the Executive Agency is not authorised to answer queries about the content of your application.

Information concerning Bosnia Herzegovina and Albania

Bosnia Herzegovina and Albania will participate in the Culture Programme (2007-2013) as from 01/01/2011 onwards on the condition that a Memorandum of Understanding concerning their participation to the Culture Programme is signed both by them and the European Union. Please refer to this website to obtain updated information on this issue.

Under the condition that for each of these countries the Memorandum of Understanding is signed by both parties and enters into force on 01/01/2011, organisations having their registered legal seat in Bosnia Herzegovina or Albania will be eligible under the Culture Programme as from 01/01/2011.

In the meantime, applications sent by organisations having their registered seat in Bosnia Herzegovina or Albania and starting as from 01/01/2011 will be provisionally considered eligible for the next deadline of strand 1.3.6 (15/11/2010).

If the Memorandum is not signed or is signed with a starting date later than 01/01/2011, the applications from Bosnia Herzegovina and Albania will be considered ineligible or eligible as from the date of entry into force of the Memorandum.

Information concerning Acknowledgements of receipt 

Please note that acknowledgements of receipt will be sent to applicants upon encoding at the latest by the end of January. If you do not receive your acknowledgement until then please send an e-mail to the functional mailbox eacea-p5-festivals@ec.europa.eu

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