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AFRICAN ARTS INSTITUTE: CULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING COURSE
Eligibility: Cultural Entrepreneurs from English-speaking African countries
Training place: Cape Town, South Africa
Training date: 15 – 24 June 2015*

As part of the broader African Cultural Leadership Programme, which has been running since 2012 in more than 41 African countries, applications are now open for suitable Learning Partners to join the 10-day Cultural Entrepreneurship Course in Cape Town in June.

We are looking for creative business minds who have a few years experience as cultural entrepreneurs; are inspiring and creative; are innovators and risk takers in the cultural and creative industries in their country; and are dedicated to transforming and contributing to the sustainability of the creative and cultural sector. Being an active member of a professional arts network, such as Arterial Network, is an added advantage.

This course seeks to nurture, mentor and empower cultural entrepreneurs to better their trade in cultural goods and services and at the same time, contribute to sustainable professional networks. The course will be run by MBA trained leaders, artist professionals and cultural policy experts.

A maximum of 20 applicants will be accepted onto the course, with full scholarships. The deadline for applications is Friday 08 May 2015.

You can visit www.afai.org.za/cultural-entrepreneurship-course to download the application form, or email ayanda@afai.org.za to be sent an application form directly.

The Cultural Entrepreneurship Course is part of a larger Programme called the African Cultural Leadership Programme. This Programme is funded by the European Union’s Investing in People’s Programme, with financial and collegiate support from Goethe -Institut, Arterial Network and 4 regional training partners: Go Down Art Centre(Kenya, East Africa); Group 30 (Senegal, West Africa); Doula’Art (Cameroon, Central Africa); and Racines (Morocco, North Africa).

The African Arts Institute is supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) who will be co-funding partners of this course.

For more information, contact ayanda@afai.org.za or call 021 465 9027.

Read more about the African Arts Institute and its programmes :
www.afai.org.za and www.facebook.com/africanartsinstitute

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