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How much money is granted to each of the productions?

The selected projects will receive a production grant of between CHF 2,000 and CHF 12,000. The jury will decide on the exact amount based on the size of the project and the submitted budget. Funding permitting, Belluard Festival will additionally cover the costs of travel, transport and accommodation as well as technical expenses.

Can I submit an existing project?

No. The opening has to be at the 2017 Belluard Festival.

Can I search for additional funding?

Yes. As soon as the projects have been selected, Belluard Festival shall endeavor, to the best of its ability, to obtain additional funding. However, this should not prevent the invited artist, from seeking out other sources of financial support.

When do I know if my project has been selected?

All participants will be informed of the jury’s decision in February 2017.

Does the jury explain its decision?

No. The selected projects will be made public at the Festival’s press conference in May. No comment will be issued on the project proposals that were rejected.

Can I submit a project for a stage as well?

No. Stages or other places that usually serve to present art cannot be considered as venues.

Is there a theme or topic that should be treated?

No. This year, the given frame is a formal one, there are no limitations as for the content of the work.

Is there a minimum/maximum running time?

No. Very short productions that could perhaps be repeated are as welcome as durational, rather installative forms or even classic performative formats.

I can’t save my text in the application form even though I have saved it on my desktop and have used Acrobat Reader to fill it in! What can I do?

Don’t worry. Send us a Word document containing all the information asked for in the form.

Is it possible to submit several projects?

Yes, you may propose more than one project by sending us a separate e-mail for each project.