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International Opportunities Fund Projects

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Vertical Dance Kate Lawrence

Collaborative exchange between Vertical Dance Kate Lawrence and Aeriosa Dance Society (Vancouver)

Vertical Dance Company Director, Kate Lawrence received support for herself and two dancers to travel to Vancouver to collaborate and develop two new pieces of work in new performance spaces.

http://www.verticaldancekatelawrence.com

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Llewellyn, Richard

Paper Aeroplanes at NXNE

Richard Llewellyn of Paper Aeroplanes received support to take the band to Toronto and showcase at NXNE in June 2015.

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Jones, Andrew

The Roseville Band at Indie Week Canada 2015

The Roseville Band have been invited to play a showcase at Indie Week Canada, Toronto which takes place in October 2015.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Wales PEN Cymru

PEN International 81st Congress

Wales PEN Cymru received support for two delegates (Menna Elfyn and Simon Mundy) to participate in the PEN International Congress in Quebec.

http://www.walespencymru.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Disson, Joseph

Canadian Music week 2016 (CMW) Showcase

Joseph Disson along with the rest of the band, The Undivided received support to showcase at Canadian Music Week 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

HMS Morris

HMS Morris showcase at Canadian Music Week

HMS Morris are applying got funding to showcase at Canadian Music Week in Toronto

http://https://hmsmorrisband.bandcamp.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

The People The Poet

Application To Fund Our Invitation To Canadian Music Week 2016

The People The Poet applied for funding to travel to Toronto to showcase at Canadian Music Week in May 2016.

http://www.thepeoplethepoet.com

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Berney, Hannah

Violet Skies at Canadian Music Week

Violet Skies applied to travel to Toronto to showcase at Canadian Music Week in May 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Owen-Jones, Ceri

Deuair Banff Centre Music Residency

Ceri Owen-Jones and Elsa Davies (Deuair) applied for support to undertake a residency at the BANFF centre in Canada, September - October 2016.

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Husted, Mary

Open Books Ottawa

Mary Husted applied for support as the organiser of teh Open Books project which has been invited to exhibit in the Library Archive Canada in Ottawa from September until November 2016.

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Bettridge, Dan

Canadian Music Week 2016

Dan applied for support to travel to Toronto to showcase at Canadian Music Week 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Peasant's King

Peasant's King at Canadian Music Week

Peasant's King applied for funding to travel to Toronto, Canada, to showcase at Candian Music Week in May 2016.

http://www.peasantsking.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Rees, Aled

Canadian Music Week

Cut Ribbons are applying for funding to showcase at Canadian Music Week 2016.

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Theatr Iolo

International Performing Arts for Youth Showcase (IPAY) in Montreal

Attending the IPAY showcase gave us an understanding of just how global the marketplace for Theatre for Young Audiences has become.

http://www.theatriolo.com/

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9Bach

9Bach at Mundial Montreal

9Bach were awarded funding to enable them to travel to showcase at Mundial Montreal in November 2016.

http://www.9bach.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Palser, Maja

ISCM 2017 Vancouver

Maja Palser is looking for support to attend the ISCM World New Music Days in Vancouver, Canada, November 2017, where her piano piece"A Cry" has been selected to be performed.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Singh, Simran

Banff Early Fall Residency

Violinist Simran Singh has been invited to participate in a residency at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada through October 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

HMS Morris

HMS Morris showcases at Indie Week Canada 2017

A proposal for Cardiff based band, HMS Morris, to showcase at Indie Week Canada.

http://https://hmsmorrisband.bandcamp.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Palser, Maja

ISCM 2017 Vancouver

Maja Palser is looking for support to attend the ISCM World New Music Days in Vancouver, Canada, November 2017, where her piano piece"A Cry" has been selected to be performed.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Singh, Simran

Banff Early Fall Residency

Violinist Simran Singh has been invited to participate in a residency at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada through October 2017.

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International Calendar Events

Chapter Arts Centre

Song

11/04/2011 - 17/04/2011

Co-presentation residency between Zuppa Theatre (Halifax), Ranters Theatre (Melbourne) and Chapter Arts Centre (Cardiff), featuring work-in-progress presentations of two new works.

Mexico

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Griffiths, Owen



Owen Griffiths and Fern Thomas to visit Morelia in Mexico in September/October 2008 as part of Identidades 04, exploring the role of food as an integral experience of identity and memory.

www.axisweb.org/artist/owengriffiths

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Bowen, Robin

Festival Latinamericano de Arpa Durango MX 25/08/2015

Robin Huw Bowen travelled to Durango, Mexico to participate in the Festival Latinoamericano de Arpa in October 2015.

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Cynan Jones, La Tejonera 2014

Wales Literature Exchange

Ffair Lyfrau Guadalajara 17/11/2014

This was a project to enable Cynan Jones to attend Guadalajara Book Fair in December 2014.

http://www.waleslitexchange.org

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WalesPENCymru

PEN Pregunta - Mexico

PEN Pregunta - Mexico 17/02/2015

Wales Arts International funding allowed Dylan Moore to travel to Mexico City on behalf of Wales PEN Cymru to participate not only in PEN Pregunta, a one-off public event which provided a platform for international writers and journalists to speak up for persecuted colleagues in Mexico, but also to participate in the Summit of the Americas, a major meeting of PEN International centres across the Americas and beyond.

http://www.walespencymru.org

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Gwyn, Richard

Guadalajara FIL, Mexico

Richard Gwyn was funded to participate in the Guadalajara FIL to launch his anthology of Latin American poetry, The Other Tiger, and to promote the Spanish translation of his Selected Poems and The Vagabond's Breakfast in November 2016.

www.richardgwyn.com

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Wales Arts International Projects

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Wales at SOFA New York 2012

20/04/2012

Leading artists in Crafts & Applied Art, Eleri Mills and Walter Keeler exhibited by Ruthin Craft Centre at SOFA New York 2012.

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Catrin Howell

Clay Studio

In partnership with The Clay Studio, Wales Arts International is delighted to offer a residency opportunity for a Wales based ceramic artist at the Clay Studio in Philadelphia, for a period of eight weeks.

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David Cushway

Research visit to NCECA

31/03/2010

Philadelphia Clay Studio Residency and National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference report by David Cushway

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Pal o My Heart, Earthfall

Folk Alliance International 2014

18/02/2014

Three Welsh bands were invited to showcase their music at Folk Alliance International conference in Kansas City from 19-23 February, 2014, which they attended through support from Wales Arts International and Arts Council of Wales.

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Save Your Breath, SXSW 2014, photo Dan Dennison

SXSW 2014

10/07/2014

Wales Arts International supported six Welsh artists to attend South by Southwest (SXSW) Music and Media Conference, 7-16 March 2014, offering the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies.

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Photograph: Micaela Adams

Dylan Thomas 100 Launch in New York

25/02/2014

February 2014 saw the celebrations of Dylan Thomas’s centenary in New York City kick off with events organised by Wales Arts International, Welsh Government and British Council.

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Pal o My Heart, Earthfall

Wales at SXSW 2015

06/05/2015

Wales Arts International supported three Welsh bands to attend South by South West 2015, all of which created an exciting hype about new music from Wales.

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Pal o My Heart, Earthfall

Folk Alliance International 2015

28/02/2015

Held in Kansas City each year, Folk Alliance International is where the world comes together to celebrate Folk Music in all its shape and sizes.

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SXSW 2016

25/04/2016

Wales Arts International supported four Welsh bands to attend South by South West 2016, all of which created an exciting hype about new music from Wales.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Devlin, Ronan

Lumen Prize Exhibition & Artist Speaker at Creative Tech Week, New York

Ronan Devlin applied for funding to exhibit and attend Creative Tech week in New York.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Harris, Alan

Scythe at New York Musical Festival

Alan Harris applied for funding to travel to New York City for the New York Musical Festival in July 2016, in which his show, A Scythe of Time, is programmed.

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Gubb, Mark

Cardiff-by-the-Sea Research Trip

Mark Gubb applied for funding to underttake a research and development trip to Cardiff -by-the-sea in California in June 2016.

www.smarkgubb.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Lewis & Leigh

Lewis & Leigh Americana Music Festival Official Showcase

Lewis and Leigh applied for fudning to enable them to showcase at the Americana Music Festival in Nashville.

http://www.lewisandleigh.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Daniel, Rhodri

BBC Introducing SXSW Showcase

Estrons are applying for funding to showcase at SXSW 2016 in Austn, Texas.

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Llewelyn-Williams, Daniel

A Regular Little Houdini in America

Daniel Llewelyn-Williams applied for funding to take his show ' A Regular Little Houdini' to perform at San Diego Fringe Festival, and then to the Kirk Douglas Theater, Los Angeles in June/July 2016.

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Steffan, Lleuwen

Rochester International Jazz Festival Showcase

Lleuwen applied for funding to showcase at Rochester Jazz Festival in New York.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Whitehead, Lawrence

ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop - Los Angeles

Lawrence applied for funding to enable him to take part in an ASCAP film scoring workshop in Los Angeles.

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Najera, Janire

MOVING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK -- THE BLACK HOLE

Janire Najera applied for funding to enable her and her long term colaborator, Matt Wright, to travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico, install and exhibit work at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

www.janirenajera.com

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Berney, Hannah

Violet Skies at SXSW

Wales Arts International supported Violet Skies to attend SXSW, an opportunity which allows up-and-coming artists to showcase their music to industry experts and to meet and network with those working within the industry.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Motherlode Theatre Ltd

The Good Earth

Motherlode applied for funding to take their production The Good Earth to New York for three weeks at the Flea Theatre.

http://motherlodetheatre.com

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International Calendar Events

Chapter Arts Centre

Devotion

13/01/2011 - 13/03/2011

Touring dance performance co-produced by Sarah Michelson, New York City Players and Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.

SXSW 2010

International trade mission to South by South West

11/03/2011 - 20/03/2011

Trade Fair presence and Wales Party Showcase.

Wales - China 2017

Thomas Martin - Stratum 50 - Open Books

India Wales

Hay Festival Kerala

Patagonia 150

Patagonia - Marc Rees