Hivos-NCDO Culture fund

P.O. Box 85565
2508 CG Den Haag
The Netherlands

+31 (0)70 37 65 500

More about Hivos-NCDO Culture fund at the Power of Culture

Anthology of the best French-language poetry from the African isles

October 2008 -

Invitation to a voyage is a compilation of the best French-language poetry from the African isles in the Indian Ocean. Poet Nassuf Djailani hopes 'his' Mayotte wil get its place on the map in the literary sense. 

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'The Kilimanjaro Film Institute puts a lot of emphasis on being enterprising'

October 2008 -

The market for television and films is growing in Kenia. There is a need for skilled camera people, script writers and editors.

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Nury Vittachi: 'I light fires in dark spots'

October 2008 -

Writer and humorist Nury Vittachi grew up in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and London, and he has been living in Hong Kong for years now. All those rambles have made him a mediator between east and west.

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Perihan Magden: 'Luckily, no one knows my face'

September 2008 -

Perihan Magden is both loved and feared in Turkey. Every morning she shakes her readers awake every morning with dead-sharp analyses and witty remarks. However, she must also pay the price.

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Surprising Africa - Cross media storytelling

september 2008 -

Cross media storytelling, vibrant and fast moving technological and creative development from cities across Africa.

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Unspoken grief on a Chilean island

August 2008 -

In the movie El cielo, la tierra y la lluvia director José Luis Torres Leiva leaves a great deal unsaid.

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Global grandeur at the Sonsbeek sculpture exhibit

July 2008 -

The three African participants El Anatsui, Joseph Sumégné and Willem Boshoff emphasize community as an aspect of human grandeur at the Sonsbeek sculpture exhibit.

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Togara Muzanenhamo: 'Poetry offers enormous satisfaction'

July 2008 -

Poet Togara Muzanenhamo sees an opportunity in Zimbabwe for a new generation of performance poets, but he prefers to remain on the sideline himself.

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Film supports Quilombolas emancipation in Brazil

May 2008 -

The Brazilian documentary maker Felipe Peres Calheiros recorded a unique trip of descendants of runaway slaves.

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Curiosity without borders: revolution in Dutch art world

April 2008 -

A Curiosity Manifesto and improved cooperation between the organisations were the results of the Unlimited Curiosity symposium held on 31 March 2008.

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