The first selection of grant applications under the project ArtPower Belarus of the Belarusian Council for Culture and the Danish Cultural Institute is now finished. The Expert Selection Committee has chosen 16 midi-grant recipients for a total amount of about 440,000 euros and 6 mini-grant recipients for a total amount of over 25,000 euros. 9 people will receive mobility grants that can be used to travel for work, study, research, etc., amounting to more than 20,000 euros. A total of 485,000 euros will be allocated for cultural projects and mobility grants in the first round.
The largest number of applications was received for midi-grants – 179 entries with a total value of more than 7 million euros were accepted. The projects submitted are in the fields of literature, film, theater, education, music, event management, visual arts, video art, heritage preservation, media and institutional support.