activities

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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Debate on the phenomenon of the  Sapeurs

21.6.2010 Debate on the phenomenon of the Sapeurs

On June 21st 2010 a debate was organized as part of the International Art Programme in Amsterdam of the Prince Claus Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts. Participants Peter Geschiere, Francio Guadeloupe and Justin-Daniel Gandoulou discussed the phenomenon of Sapeurs.

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Over 60 ethnic groups make a real microcosm of Karachi

20.6.2010 Over 60 ethnic groups make a real microcosm of Karachi

The Pakistani city of Karachi has more than eleven million inhabitants and is one of the largest cities in the world. The city is mostly known in the Netherlands by the violent battle between Shiites and Sunnis, which was recently featured in the news. On June 24, the Waag in Amsterdam organizes Karachi Mega City, an evening that will present a different image of Karachi based on the book Karachiwala:...

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Drums and Dreams in Rwanda

13.6.2010 Drums and Dreams in Rwanda

On 13 June 2010 as part of the International Art Programme of the Prince Claus Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts the powerful drumming women of Ingoma Nshya performed in the Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam. They drum the rhythms of survival, of rebirth, of hope, of inevitable resilience.

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Marcel Pinas opens multi-cultural center in Moengo

20.5.2010 Marcel Pinas opens multi-cultural center in Moengo

Fine arts and sculpting artist Marcel Pinas has set up a multi-cultural center in Moengo (Marowijne district) to inspire and stimulate the youth to make a living through art. Located in a former hospital, the center houses a library, an art gallery and an artist-in-residence programme for foreign, Surinamese and local artists. This project will make the community conscious of their rich abilities and...

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The Importance of Being Elegant

13.5.2010 The Importance of Being Elegant

On 13 May 2010 a screening of the documentary The Importance of Being Elegant was organized in De Verdieping (TrouwAmsterdam).as part of the International Art Programme in Amsterdam of the Prince Claus Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts.

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