The ALBA Funds for Culture, through the Dulce María Loynaz Cultural Center in Havana, announce the Fourth Novel Contest for Latin America and the Caribbean ALBA NARRATIVA 2013, with the aim of encouraging and promoting young novelists who write with a renewing, Latin American and Caribbean view in the countries of Our America.
The International Film and TV School (EICTV) in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba, calls persons from 22 to 29 years old from LATIN AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN, AFRICA, ASIA, OCEANIA and EUROPE to participate in the 2012-2015 Regular Course.
The International Film and TV School (EICTV) is a non-governmental organization based in Cuba and the most important project of the Foundation of the New Latin American Cinema (FNCL). It was inaugurated on December 15, 1986 by writer and Nobel Prize winner of Literature Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Colombia) and filmmakers Fernando Birri (Argentina) and Julio Garcia Espinosa (Cuba).
With this call the School announces the opening of the specialization course on Television and New Media for which 5 students will be chosen. Like all the other students, they will take a first polyvalency year and on their second and third years they will continue with the specialization course. Television is the media closer to citizens and its digital transformation turns it into a devise in full expansion integrating technological innovations like interactivity, high definition or stereoscopy. With the creation of this new specialty, the EICTV intends to complement its high experience and quality in film craft teaching with foray into television and the new media with a Latin American and international view.
The ALBA Funds for Culture, through the Dulce María Loynaz Cultural Center
in Havana, announce the Third Novel Contest for Latin America and the
Caribbean ALBA NARRATIVA 2012, with the aim of encouraging and promoting
young novelists who write with a renewing, Latin American and Caribbean view
in the countries of Our America.
The Bolivarian Alliance for Our America (In spanish: ALBA), through its Cultural ALBA Grannacional Project, announces the ALBA Prize in Literature and the ALBA Prize in Arts for the work of a lifetime, for 2011.
The Prizes will go to alive creators who have constantly dedicated their lives and work to enrich the Latin-American and Caribbean cultural heritage through original contributions in any literary genre and art expression, and who have outstandingly contributed to enhance the common and, at the same time, diverse values which conform our peoples’ community, favoring our people’s emancipation and their cultural decolonization.
The nominations to the Prizes should be submitted by associations of writers and artist, universities and academic institutions, regional cultural entities and others identified with the spirit of these Prizes. In every case, some basic information about the nominating entity should be submitted too.
The suggestions should be presented in legal form subscribed by the named authority and specifying the Prize she/he is being nominated in (Literature or Arts). It will include a properly substantiated short biography of the nominee, in no more than five (5) sheets.
The jury, one for both Prizes, will be integrated by outstanding personalities of the Latin-American and Caribbean culture. The jury’s decision will be based on the submitted nominations and its own nominations proposed; the jury is not empowered to not award any of the Prizes.
The nominations should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and submissions deadline is December 30, 2011. Suggestions not abiding to the above-mentioned stipulations will be disregarded.
There is no right of appeal against the jury’s verdict, which will be informed at a date that will be announced on time. The Prizes will be awarded in a solemn ceremony, if it is possible, during an ALBA Summit.