Hivos Culture Fund

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

+31 (0)70 376 5500

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Hip-hop artist Fid Q: "I watched my sister die from aids"

February 2008 -

Music Mayday is organising a hip-hop tour to make the youth of Europe and Africa aware of the large-scale aids problem in southern Africa.

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Conciliation film project about Sri Lanka's civil war

December 2007 -

Hectic times for film maker Kasinathar Gnanadas from Sri Lanka and his multi-ethnic film team: Tamils, Sinhalese and Muslims work peacefully side by side to make a TV drama about their country's civil war.

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Odak Onyango: "Theatre makes people more assertive"

December 2007 -

The Kenyan K-PAG creates performances with a message, without losing their focus on art. With Make love, make sense the company wants to create more awareness around hiv.

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Kyrgyzstan's visual artist Djumaliev: "Independent initiatives have a growing future"

December 2007 -

Art East is one of the artist's initiatives that are involved with the cooperative Arts Collaboratory.

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Independent dance is gaining ground in Ecuador

September 2007 -

Wilson Pico (Ecuador, 1949) is considered one of the most important pioneers of contemporary dance in Ecuador. A conversation about experimental dance and the national cultural policies of Ecuador.

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Ambitious three-year plan for the African art sector

September 2007 -

The African world of culture is rapidly changing. Playwright and activist Mike van Graan coordinates a task force with a big programme.

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Open Society Institute

August 2007 -

The brainchild of American billionaire and political activist George Soros is working on an autonomous and innovative arts sector.

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Muzykstan, Central Asian art at Venice Biennial

June 2007 -

For the second time, the Venice Biennial (10 June - 21 November 2007) will have a pavilion with work by five visual artists from five Central Asian countries. A new, young generation of artists shows work primarily reflecting the cross-over between new media and contemporary music, in which the laptop often plays an important part.

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Artscollaboratory, programme by Hivos, DOEN and Mondriaan Stichting

June 2007 -

Strengthening cultural entrepreneurship among image artists' initiatives in Africa, Asia and Latin America and promoting the exchange of knowledge. These are the primary goals of Artscollaboratory, a new programme by Hivos & DOEN in cooperation with the Mondriaan foundation.

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Amakula Kampala Film Festival focuses on globalization and migration

May 2007 -

Travels, Transit is the theme of the fourth edition of Amakula Kampala International Film Festival, which runs at Uganda National Theatre and in thirty video halls around Kampala May 3-13, 2007

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