Funded projects for 2018
Applicant: Friends of the Earth Malta
Reference number: CC-18-18-3353
Project Title: Environmental Justice Film Festival
Amount awarded: €4,928.92
The project Enviornmental Justice Film Festival is split into two parts: a weekly sessions spread over a period of 3 months and a two-day film screening. The weekly will invite participants to attend engaging discussions, film screenings, presentations and informal education sessions. From this series of sessions the participants will have a chance to develop their own amateur short films with the technical support and mentorship of people who work in the field.
The two-days of film screenings will be curated by FOE Malta and Kinemastik, it will also include short films that have been developed through the prior 3 month period.
Applicant: Għaqda Mużikali Marija Bambina, Banda Vittorja, Naxxar
Reference number: CC-08-18-3339
Project Title: Gathering Youths through Arts
Amount awarded: €4,454.40
The project aims to invest in professional training of youths. This will include a long weekend of singing masterclass sessions including singing techniques, performance skills, and live singing with a live band/ensembles techniques to singers ageing from 10 to 20. The tutors together with the bands' musical and assistant musical director of the band will choose some students to sing live with the band. A theatrical props artist will also be doing a workshop to all the youths interested and together will be creating the props for the concert. An ensemble ethics workshop will be given to the wind band emphasizing on rehearsal ethics and ensemble playing. A team building activity will then be held a week prior to the concert so as to have a bonding experience between all participants prior the production week. This project will help in developing skills, get more youths involved in cultural and artistic productions and create new artistic friendships.
Applicant: Families for Lifelong Learning
Reference number: Create, Explore, Imagine - A Fun Play Space for All!
Project Title: CC-25-18-3361
Amount awarded: €5,000.00
This project is being held in collaboration with LEAP South Region. The aim is to partner with members of the community to turn a public space in Kirkop, which is currently being underutilized to an affective learning space. This space will enable children and all those young at heart to leave their creative mark and experience new opportunities through play. Participants will be mentored by a team of community support workers, and volunteers led by an artist. The play structures will be designed by the children, together with the artist and other community members. The same procedure will follow to design the surrounding exterior walls and surrounding fence. The project will involve community walks and recruiting outreach exercises, design days and implementation workshops with two artist. Apart from being creative in artistic expression, the project wants to address environmental issues by teaching how to reuse, and recycle unwanted material into a play structure. In this regards other parallel initiatives include recycling initiatives will be organised as to collect the base material for the structures.
Applicant: The Malta Chamber of Scientists
Reference number: CC-13-18-3709
Project Title: Bat Crazy
Amount awarded: € 4,340
Creativity and teamwork for fun
A collaboration between the Malta Chamber of Scientists and Green House, encouraging a group of boys from St Patrick’s Residence to push themselves outside their comfort zone, gain a well-rounded experience, and nurture their creative potential. The project will help the target group learn about the natural world, encourage them to think for themselves, share opinions, resolve problems and create a work of art they can be proud of.
Applicant: SOS Malta
Reference number: CC-30-18-3753
Project Title: Keep Dancing!
Amount awarded: € 4,920
Dance for better quality of life
A collaboration between SOS Malta and Moveo Dance Company aimed at equipping VOLSERV volunteers with creative skils to support service users and their relatives, at the main general hospital as well as the elder community in general. The project seeks to help enable and enhance expression, communication, socialisation and creativity.
Applicant: CCIF – Cross Culture International Foundation
Reference number: CC-27-18-3745
Project Title: A Taste of Harmony
Amount awarded: € 4,000
Diversity our strength
An opportunity to celebrate the cultural diversity of people around us, and embrace creative thinking, understanding and cultural awareness. The project will combine the celebration of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development with the celebration of Africa Day. Migrants from different parts of Africa will be presenting the traditions and history of their home countries to help Maltese people and other cultures represented in Maltese society understand Africa, its people and the diversity within the African continent.
Applicant: Aditus foundation
Reference number: CC-05-18-3701
Project Title: Larger than Life
Amount awarded: € 5,000
A project celebrating the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and seeking to engage Malta (as nation and community of communities) in human rights and the fundamental messages they contain: dignity, equality, respect, diversity. The project builds on the belief that the excellent work done by human rights NGOs deserves more verve, more colour, more edge and – generally – a more contemporary and challenging approach. Ten selected artists will engage in dialogue with local human rights NGOs on pertinent issues, challenges and concerns – with a view to producing and exhibiting innovative cutting-edge human rights posters.
Applicant: MUYA – Malta UNESCO Youth Association
Reference number: CC-23-18-3741
Project Title: HARMONY: Uniting People and Cultures through the Power of Music
Amount awarded: € 5,000
Music a universal language
A project celebrating the cultural diversity that blesses our nation by creating a platform for multicultural exchange and integration through the power of music. Through a series of nine music workshops, the project is set to bring together people residing in Malta coming from different walks of life and having different cultural and social backgrounds to meet, get to know each other, actively participate and share their experiences, play their traditional music and create new music.
Applicant: Osanna Pia Home
Reference number: CC-01-18-3632
Project Title: Għandna xi Ngħidu u xi Nnaqqru!
Amount awarded: € 3,971
Space for encounter through the arts
A project promoting multiculturalism by creating spaces for encounter - through a spectrum of artistic disciplines – for a community that does not have available and easy access to the arts. Through the intervention of a dramatherapist, the community will be able to reflect on the artistic experience in order to identify the art form(s) they are interested to develop further.
Applicant: Għaqda Mużikali Imperial
Reference number: CC-28-18-3746
Project Title: Developing Ensemble Skills and Techniques in Young Musicians
Amount awarded: € 2,216
Enhanced two-way communication
A project aimed at exposing the Imperial Band, Choir, music teachers and musical director to different ensemble skills and techniques, exploring how to enhance two-way communication between conductor and musicians.
Applicant: Ċentru Tbexbix
Reference number: CC-03-18-3698
Project Title: I Am My Hero
Amount awarded: € 5,000
Intergenerational exploration of creative expression
A project aimed at the wellbeing of children and elderly people in the Cottonera region, using creative, educational, developmental and therapeutic methods. The programme consists of weekly workshops where participants focus on emotional literacy, acknowledgement and resilience, and receive empowerment to express themselves freely – through various creative media – in a safe environment.
Applicant: Għaqda Mużikali Sant’Elena
Reference number: CC-08-18-3704
Project Title: Celebrating Our Century: St Helen’s Band Club Oratorio
Amount awarded: € 5,000
Project Description: Celebrating the community – embracing new residents
A project celebrating the community, supporting the integration of new residents through appreciation of cultural heritage, and addressing audience engagement This is being done through the creation of an oratorio, with the engagement of residents coming from different walks of life.
Applicant: 12th May Band and Social Club
Reference number: CC-24-18-3742
Project Title: The Cultural Diversity Musical
Amount awarded: € 2,693
A platform for exploration, learning and creative expression
A collaboration between Ħaż-Żebbuġ Primary School and the 12th May Band and Social Club, bringing together school children and artists in an exploration of media for creative expression of cultural identities.
Applicant: Soċjetà Filarmonika Santa Marija
Reference number: CC-09-18-3705
Project Title: LEGENDERY BELIEFS…art – culture - traditions
Amount awarded: € 4,480
A project focusing on collective memory, involving exchange between the young and the elderly members of the community – in a process of narration, reflection, debate, dissemination and celebration of identity.
Applicant: Għaqda Karmelitana Banda Queen Victoria
Reference number: CC-21-18-3739
Project Title: Crafting a Future for Our Community
Amount awarded: € 3,380
Securing a future for traditional crafts and skills
A project engaging with young people, targetting the transmission and development of traditional crafts and skills. The project is set to develop committed audiences and provide added value to the village feast.