Culture Ireland at Edinburgh Festivals, 2016

Culture Ireland at Edinburgh Festivals, 2016

Culture Ireland at Edinburgh Festivals, 2016

Invitation to apply to participate in Culture Ireland’s delegation at the Edinburgh Festivals, 2016


The Edinburgh Festivals offer an important platform for Irish artists to gain international recognition for their work and generate further touring opportunities.

In 2016, Culture Ireland will host a networking event to facilitate direct engagement with international promoters in Edinburgh for the festivals. This is targeted at those involved in the theatre, dance and literature showcase programme as well as those selected to travel through this open call.

Culture Ireland invites applications from those who wish to be part of the Irish delegation to attend this networking event to promote their work to international arts industry presenters and promoters in Edinburgh on 24th August 2016 (afternoon). A travel grant of €250 will be awarded to successful applicants.

Applications will be assessed on the basis of:

• The suitability of the project/work for promotion to international delegates in Edinburgh.
• The track record of the artist/company in presenting work abroad.
• The list of international contacts interested in the work of the artist/company.
• The capacity of the artist/company to avail of opportunities to tour internationally in 2016/2017.

Applicants must be available to be in Edinburgh on the afternoon of Wednesday 24th August 2016 to attend the Culture Ireland international networking event.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm Monday 4th July 2016.

PLEASE NOTE: In the case of a company, only one application for either an artist or company manager will be eligible for consideration. Artists and/or companies already in receipt of Culture Ireland support to showcase in Edinburgh this year are not eligible to apply.

Click here to submit an application.

Image: Luke Murphy in Your Own Man/Mad Notions (Scheduled for Dance Base during the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Posted: 24.06.16