State crisis support for culture

Now music groups and music collectives / associations (but not individual musicians and artists) can apply crisis support at the Swedish National Council for Culture. Last day to apply is on March 16.

The grant is aimed at organizations and companies that have been affected by the Government's and the Public Health Agency's recommendations and restrictions introduced in December 2021. The support can be applied for to cover the costs of operations for the period 1 January to 30 June 2022.

Read more The Swedish Council for Culture's website.

Göteborgs Konsthall suggests a residence for Gothenburgers!

European Creative Rooftop Network announces two residences for artists active / living in Gothenburg! Apply by 28 February.

The place for the two residences is Barcelona and Amsterdam, and the theme is the city's rooftop landscape. What future is possible for the city's roof terraces? You who are applying can be an artist active in art, dance, theater, music, architecture and more. The European Creative Rooftop Network consists of actors in several European cities, in Gothenburg it is Folkstaden and Urban Konst at Gothenburg Art Gallery.

Read more at the link above.

The Swedish Musicians' Association - together for a better music industry!

You can now participate in the Swedish Musicians' Association's survey Together for a better music industry A survey for all professional actors. The entertainment industry is and has been hit hard by the pandemic and its aftermath. The need to gather and work together to achieve change has never been greater.

The survey contains questions that in various ways try to find the core of commitment or absence of commitment, as well as reasons for this. Read more and fill in the questionnaire here.

Support for development projects - 15 March

Search VGR's 'Stöd to development projects' until March 15. The support will contribute to the implementation of cultural projects such as to expand participation, promote innovation and to make Västra Götaland a place that is visible and engaging.

Read more here.

VGR's International Travel Scholarships

Now you can apply Iinternational travel scholarships from the Västra Götaland region. The application is open until March 15. The purpose is to give artists from Västra Götaland opportunities for international contacts and inspiration from other places.

Read more and apply here.

Music history with a focus on female composers

Studieförbundet ABF's new course Music history with a focus on female composers held in collaboration with the association BROOM - Female accumulation of Swedish composers. During the course, the place of female composers in the public space is explored throughout history.

With a focus on Western art music and through reading, discussions and listening to music, you are given the chance to ban yourself in the subject, with the aim of trying to understand why women's music is still such a small part of the music played on world art scenes.

Info and registration here.

The music alliance announces 10 new musician positions

The music alliance increases the number of employees with 10 freelance musicians. You who have freelanced as an instrumentalist, singer, chorister, musical artist or conductor for the past five years or more can register your application from 15 February to 31 March 2022.

Read more and apply The Music Alliance.