Calling all creative youth leaders or artists

by Rose Barrett
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Rose Barrett

Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth Plan. to enable the creative potential of children and young people.

This year, it will take place on Saturday, June 11. Access to events, projects and showcases across Fingal will be free, local and interactive.

“It’s a day of doing, making, and celebrating young people’s creativity,” said a spokesperson for Fingal County Council.

Fingal County Council invites proposals from artists and creative practitioners for the development and delivery of artistic projects for children and/or young people for Cruinniú na nÓg 2022.

The commission is for the development of artistic and creative content that will engage children/young people (0-18 years) in unique experiences in any artform and in response to any thematic – including but not limited to – visual art, music, literature, theatre, performance, spoken word, fashion, photography, digital arts, installation art, street art, storytelling, architecture, biodiversity, heritage, archaeology, landscape.

“We are interested in prioritising face-to face engagement, but will accept proposals for innovative radio, tv, or digital media content. Proposals can aim to engage with early childhood/youth /community/arts settings, primary and post-primary schools, families and more,” said the council.

Projects should begin in May and culminate in June/July. A midway sharing or final outcome presentation on Saturday (June 11) is a requirement.

Budget Range: €4,000 – €20,000 (inclusive of all artistic fees, VAT and materials / production / performance/display/promotion costs).

Deadline for application: Thursday (April 21) and applicants will be notified week of April 25 and be supported to begin.

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