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Allocation of travel grants in February 2023

The Performing Arts Centre of Iceland has completed the allocation of travel grants on 10 February 2023, which were advertised for application on 5 January. A total of 16 applications for travel grants were received for 49 individuals, totalling ISK 3,825,000. This time the allocation was ISK 1,500,000. When selecting projects, the goal was to attract interest, increase visibility and demand for Icelandic performing arts outside Iceland. Those who did not receive a travel grant in this round and are planning tours are encouraged to reapply in May.  The selection board for this application round included Friðþjófur Þorsteinsson, Ólafur Kjartan Sigurðarson and Rebekka Ingimundardóttir.  Ásgerður G.Gunnarsdóttir chaired the meetings on behalf of the board of Performing Arts Centre Iceland.

Allocation of Performing Arts Centre Travel Grants 10 February 2023.

Bird and bat -150.000 ISK for the Tower of Babel tour to Porsgrunn in Norway in June.

Hringleikur Circus company– 300,000, for Whatever the weather tour to the performing arts festival Oerol in the Netherlands in June.

Lovísa Ósk Gunnarsdóttir – 525.000, for a When the Bleeding Stops performance at the Aeorowaves festival in Dublin, Ireland in April.

Perplex theatre company – ISK 225,000, for a Good Morning, Faggi at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.

Post Performance Blues Band– ISK 225,000, for a concert performance at the Glasgow film festival in March.

Anna Kolfinna Kuran –ISK 75,000 for participation in a joint Nordic panel on gender equality in the performing arts in Brussels in March.