Denmark will grant US$1.5 million for Vietnamese contemporary art projects.
The country has allocated US$3 million for Vietnamese cultural activities, said chairman of Cultural Development Exchange Fund (CDEF) John Nielsen. Grants for 2014-2016 will total to US$1.5 million for various art projects.
The new grants will focus on artists in the south. Entries are accepted from now until March 15 via post.
Grants will be awarded to innovating art projects that highlight Vietnam’s traditional and cultural heritage values and modern life. The grant previously focused on artists in the north.
The fund has given grants to 60 art projects in the country since 2011 including online short film competition YxineFF and stage project of famous artist Phan Y Ly.