The Culture Directorate within the Ministry for the National Heritage, the Arts and Local Government and Arts Council Malta jointly announce a Call for Expression of Interest for the submission/proposal of events of a cultural and artistic nature targeting children and students from Kindergarten, Primary and students attending Middle, Senior and post-secondary schools. Activities are to be held between the date of launch and June 2024.
This Call is intended to enable creative practitioners to generate captivating, creative, innovative, original as well as already existing work, for audiences in these age categories and to provide the opportunity for children and young people to experience at least one cultural activity as an extension to the curriculum covered during the scholastic year.
Under this initiative, every student from kinder to post-secondary education has the opportunity to experience a minimum of one artistic production a year produced by creative professionals and presented through a curated programme. This is one of the deliverables of Arts Council Malta’s ongoing Strategy.
The Culture Pass is designed to:
I. Provide children and students from kindergarten to Post-Secondary schools or institutes which provide education up to MQF Level 4 with professional cultural and artistic experiences of the highest quality;
II. Compliment the learning outcomes of the National Curriculum and add value to cultural education and curricular subjects and cross-curricular themes (literacy, digital literacy, learning to learn and cooperative learning, education for sustainable development, entrepreneurship, diversity and creativity and innovation);
III. Encourage creative practitioners to create and develop new work for young audiences and increase the programming capacity over longer periods with the purpose of connecting artistic and non-artistic disciplines to the students’ curriculum.
To download the guidelines click here.
To download the application template click here.
To apply click here.
The deadline to submit a proposal is Wednesday 09th August 2023 at 12pm (noon).