Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Korean Foundation Arts and Cultural Exchange Program 2020-2021, Sourth Korea (Funded)


The Korea Foundation (KF) provides support for a variety of Korea-related cultural exchange projects being implemented by organizations abroad as part of its efforts to promote understanding and friendship between Korea and other countries.
Eligible Applicants
  • Overseas organizations implementing art or cultural programs
  • Overseas universities with Korean studies centers or Korea-related programs

Restrictions
  • Applications from individuals will not be considered
  • Eligible organizations can apply for only one project per year
  • Korea-based organizations will not be considered 

Benefit/Support:
 
The KF provides selective support for the direct costs of the following items:
 
Project
Items
Performances
- Airfare (economy-class, group discount rate)
- Transportation of performance equipment
Exhibitions
- Packing/removal, transportation, customs fees, and insurance of artworks
- Partial support is available for the publication of exhibition catalogs and airfare for persons directly involved in the exhibition
Lectures, workshops, and seminars on the performing/visual arts of Korea
- Partial support is available for event programs and airfare for persons directly involved in the lectures, workshops, and seminars
Projects to introduce Korean arts and culture through film, video, and recordings
- Partial support is available for event programs and airfare for persons directly involved in the projects

Local expenses, such as venue rental, accommodation, and production fees do not qualify for support.
  

Project Period To be eligible for program support, proposed projects must be conducted between January 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.
Eligible Projects
  • Performing arts events related to Korean music, dance, or theater
  • Visual arts exhibitions that feature Korea-related paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, photography, ceramics, installation and/or media art
  • Lectures, workshops, and seminars on the performing/visual arts of Korea
  • Projects designed to introduce Korean arts and culture through use of film, video, and recordings
  • Comprehensive projects that incorporate the above genres

Ineligible Projects

  • Projects for commercial gain or the promotional activities of certain individuals or organizations
  • Projects targeted at minority groups such as overseas Koreans
  • Projects implemented on a private (non-public) basis
  • Production of film, video, and recorded works
  • Projects that receive support from other Korean government organizations/agencies, such as the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Arts Council Korea; Korea Arts Management Service; Korean Culture and Information Services; and Overseas Koreans Foundation (no overlapping support)
  • Projects that received sponsorship support from the KF in the previous year but were not actually implemented

How to Apply:All required documents must be prepared in Korean or English and submitted via the KF Online Application System (http://apply.kf.or.kr).

Contact
  • KF Arts & Culture Department
    • Exhibitions E-mail: ykhong@kf.or.kr
    • Performances or other E-mail: nkkim@kf.or.kr
  • Inquiries about KF Online Application System

Deadline:
02 September 2019

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