TelepART funding programme now open and accepting new applications

jan 8, 2024 | TelepART

The TelepART funding programme for the performative arts between Finland and the Benelux region is now open and accepting new applications.

Our Head of Programme, Malin Bergström encourages applications: “The TelepART platform offers an excellent opportunity for those looking to perform for new audiences, and encourages international connections. If you’re looking for assistance in your project between Finland and the Benelux-region, look into TelepART.”

The TelepART Mobility Support Platform provides opportunities for performing artists to travel and perform between Finland and the Benelux. It is an easy and quick micro-funding aimed for emerging and semi-established professionals.

For more info on how to apply and to see examples of projects we have supported in the past head to our TelepART page.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to send us an email at 

Photo: “The Grapes of Reason” by the Finnish director and novelist Saara Turunen was performed at De Singel in Antwerp, 10 and 11 February 2023. The performance was supported by the #TelepART Mobility Support Platform. Photo by Pate Pesonius.

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