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  Mawa3eed: supporting cultural and artistic exchange in the Arab region | babelmed Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) is a regional, non-profit organization that seeks to support artistic creativity in the Arab region and to encourage cultural exchanges within this region and with the developing world. The work of Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) is based on an appreciation of the value of the Arab cultural heritage and an awareness of the need for a new Arab creativity that liberates the imagination and stimulates progress. Culture Resource also believes that artistic and literary activities are a social necessity that demands moral and material support by all active powers in the society.

Cultural Resource accepts applications submitted by individuals, NGOs, private or governmental organizations from all Arab countries. Requested funds must be allocated for covering travel expenses of artistic and cultural works, or artists and writers participating in cultural events within the Arab region.

Requirements
1. At least two organizations or individuals from two different Arab countries should participate in submitting the application.
2. The funds requested should not exceed $4000 or the equivalent in Arab currencies.
3. The date of the tour or trip should be within the period 1 July and 31 December 2006.
4. The application should include a detailed description of the travelling artistic or literary work or a detailed résumé in the case of individual artists or writers.
5. The application should include a detailed description of the event in which the applicant wants to participate, in the case of participation in festivals, conferences, seminars, or a detailed description of the venue where the literary or artistic work will be exhibited or presented.
6. The application should include a detailed budget for the trip showing the contributions of all parties, and mentioning the means of travel, number of travellers, and the expenses in detail. Babelmed editorial team
(21/04/2006)
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