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Arts Council of Northern Ireland Honours Four Major Artists

Tuesday 14th November 2017 at 6pm 0 Comments Music & Opera , Visual Arts , Dance

A composer, playwright, performance artist and a visual artist have each been presented with Major Individual Awards (MIA), worth £15,000 each, from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the highest honour bestowed by the body responsible for the development of the arts in the region.

Pictured (L-R) is Shannon Yee, Sinéad O’Donnell and Professor Piers Hellawell. Image: Pictured (L-R) is Shannon Yee, Sinéad O’Donnell and Professor Piers Hellawell.
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Older people across Northern Ireland set to benefit from arts investment of £192,000

Friday 10th November 2017 at 12pm 0 Comments Arts and Older People

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced National Lottery funding and public funding from the Public Health Agency, of over £192,000, for 19 organisations across the region to deliver community-based arts projects benefitting older people.  The funding is part of the Arts Council's Arts and Older People’s Programme, a pioneering initiative which aims to promote positive mental health and well-being among older people through engagement with the arts whilst tackling issues of loneliness and isolation.

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Pictured launching the good news is (L-R) Lorraine Calderwood, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Jacqueline O'Hagan, Eastside Arts, with Bobby Porter from the East Belfast Men's Shed, one of the organisations set to benefit from the funding.

Creative Europe call for Co-operation Projects

Friday 10th November 2017 at 11am 0 Comments Comedy , Craft , Dance , Drama , Film & TV , Circus & Carnival Arts , Literature , Music & Opera , Visual Arts , Architecture

Creative, cultural and heritage organisations working across any art form, such as visual arts, dance, theatre, literature, performance, music, heritage, architecture, design, circus, festivals, craft and fashion can now apply to Creative Europe’s funding opportunity for Co-operation Projects.

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