Perform Europe Open Call: last two weeks to apply

Perform Europe is a forward-looking funding scheme for the European performing arts sector. Through an open call, launched on 1 December 2023, Perform Europe will support inclusive, diverse and green touring projects submitted by applicants from the 40 Creative Europe countries.

Perform Europe is aiming to grant €2.1 million to a minimum of 35 successful partnership proposals. The maximum grant available for each selected applicant will be €60.000.

A minimum of three partners from three Creative Europe countries is required for each partnership application, presenting a minimum of one artistic work.

Perform Europe application deadline is 31 March 2024.

Grants will be divided into three categories:

  • €12.000 small scale projects
  • €32.000 medium scale projects
  • €60.000 large scale projects

5% of the total funding will be dedicated towards collaborative projects which involve partnerships with Ukrainian partners and/or support initiatives for the Ukrainian performing arts sector.

Perform Europe application deadline is 31 March 2024.

Learn more about the Open Call at
See the list of upcoming events where you can learn more about Perform Europe.

On March 16 in Ljubljana, Perform Europe will be presented at the discussion panel Possibilities of financing your Collaborations in Southeast Europe, focusing on existing (funding) opportunities promoting cooperation in the performing arts sector in the Southeast Europe region, more specifically in the Western Balkan region. The event is organized by Motovila (CED Slovenia) in cooperation with the TRIGGER showcase platform of Slovenian independent performing arts and IETM Caravan.

Perform Europe is led by a consortium of European performing arts networks – IETM – International network for contemporary performing arts, European Dance Development Network (EDN), European Festivals Association (EFA), Circostrada, Pearle* (Live Performance Europe), along with research organisation IDEA Consult.

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