International Artist Exchange 2022

Deadline: 29th October 2021

Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival and Edinburgh Festival Carnival are delighted to announce the 2022 international emerging artist exchange programme, offering  a unique learning and development opportunity for performers, artists, and other cultural sector workers over the age 18 years.

Our 2022 residencies are funded through the European Commission’s (EU) Capacity Building in the Field of Youth Programme and the UK governments (Turing Scheme) global programme to study and work abroad. The two-month arts volunteering exchanges will take place between February-August 2022 with all travel, accommodation, subsistence, and insurances costs covered.

This is an incredible opportunity to gain experience, hone your skills and make connections in countries across the world. To apply, please read the Project Description before completing an Application Form and Equalities Monitoring Form. Please read the Project Description carefully and note the difference in criteria depending on which opportunity you are applying for.

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