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Please find here an overview of activities and projects the Prince Claus Fund initiates and supports. For upcoming activities you can take a look at the Calendar.

Try the search option to get information that suits your specific interests or just browse through these activities to get an impression of what the Fund does and what it supports. 

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Kamal Mouzawak receives Prince Claus Award in Beirut

13.2.2017 Kamal Mouzawak receives Prince Claus Award in Beirut

On Monday 13 February, Kamal Mouzawak received the 2016 Prince Claus Award in a ceremony organized by the Embassy of the Netherlands and Tawlet in Beirut. The celebration included speeches by Mr. Han- Maurits Schaapveld, Chargé d’Affaires of the Dutch Embassy, Mr. Henk Proepper, Chair of the Board of the Prince Claus Fund and Mrs. Joumana El Zein Khoury, Director of the Prince Claus Fund.

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Peace Niche/ The Second Floor (T2F) receives Prince Claus Award in Karachi

5.2.2017 Peace Niche/ The Second Floor (T2F) receives Prince Claus...

On 5 February, Mahenaz Mahmud, former Chair of Peace Niche/ The Second Floor (T2F), received the 2016 Prince Claus Award from Her Excellency Jeannette Seppen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pakistan, at T2F. The award ceremony was part of a full-day curated event, including Outdoor art activities, dance and musical performances and key note speeches by Her ExcellencyJeannette Seppen...

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Call for Proposals: Arab Documentary Photography Program

1.2.2017 Call for Proposals: Arab Documentary Photography Program

The Prince Claus Fund (PCF) and the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) in partnership with the Magnum Foundation (MF) in New York, USA, are delighted to announce the fourth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP). Please note that applications go through the AFAC website and...

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2016 Prince Claus Awards presented in Amsterdam

15.12.2016 2016 Prince Claus Awards presented in Amsterdam

Today in a ceremony at the Royal Palace Amsterdam, HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands presented six Prince Claus Awards for outstanding achievement in the field of culture and development. Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and their Royal Highnesses Princess Laurentien, Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel of the...

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Why is culture so important?

5.12.2016 Why is culture so important?

We all take culture for granted sometimes. A movie, a concert, a play, a museum, a novel - culture is part of our lives. But in many places, access to culture can be difficult and being creative faces challenges. The obstacles may range from a lack of resources, to censorship, to violence and war. For the past 20 years, the Prince Claus Fund has supported artists, critical thinkers, heritage...

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