Wednesday, April 09, 2008

British Council Inatafuta Wasanii

Are you an Entrepreneur in the Arts?

The British Council welcomes you to apply for Performing Arts Entrepreneurs’ Award and the Visual Arts Entrepreneurs Awards. The awards celebrate achievement and develop the potential of young creative entrepreneurs across the world.

Are you a· Producer of theatre, dance, music or live art performances· Promoter, festival directors and marketing specialists in this area· Manager of theatre, dance, music or live art companies· Developer of performing arts publishing, communications or websites· Consultant providing specialist services in this area..Then apply for the Performing Art Entrepreneur award by 30th April 2008 .

Are you a· Curator, director and other professionals working in public galleries and the wider public sector supporting the development of the visual arts· Owner, director, manager, marketing and other professionals working in commercial galleries presenting visual arts work· Auction houses and other forms of distribution or agency within the visual arts sector· Developer of visual arts publishing (magazines, books etc.), communications or websites· Consultant providing specialist services in this area -Then apply for the Visual Art Entrepreneur award by 30th May 2008

General Eligibility

A participant must:· Be aged between 25 and 35· Already work in the creative sector (as outlined in each of the sectoral definitions above) with at least 3 years experience in their sector· Be entrepreneurial and have shown their ability in the promotion of that creative sector in their country, in either a commercial context, public context, or both· Through their character, drive and abilities demonstrate their potential to be a future leader of the sector in their country· Have English language skillsSuccessful candidate(s) will take part in the UK tour with other participants from other participating countries of Africa and Asia.

Final Judging will take place and winner of each award will receive a handsome cash prize!!Application forms can be obtained at the British Council reception or download at our website

All applications should reach the office by email, post (at P. O. Box 9100 Dar es Salaam) Only short-listed will be contacted for further interviewsFor more information about the awards please visit British Council premises, website or contact Bertha Maturo by email at or by phone at +255 22 2116574-6The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds.

We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria

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