Hermanos Saíz Association artistic creation grants for young artists and writers

Where
Cuba
When
2016
Who
Hermanos Saíz Association
Key objectives of the measure:

Stimulate artistic and literary creation among youth

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Annual calls are launched for the following grants:

·         Frenesis, to stimulate the writing of novels

·         La Noche, to promote the creation of works for children and youth

·         Milanés, an incentive for creation in the performing arts

·         Chicuelo, for writing documentary film scripts

·         Ignacio Villa, for music composition.

·         Ernesto Che Guevara’s Thought

·         Juan Francisco Elso Creation Visual Arts Grant

·         Juan Francisco Elso Research Grant

·         Antonia Eiriz Creation Grant

·         The Kingdom of This World Artistic and Research Grant

·         Rita Longa, for sculpture.

Juries are constituted by outstanding artists and young talents of renown. (See Additional Annex 4.)

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Recognition of young talents and dissemination of their work.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Each winner receives a monthly payment of 600.00 CUPs . In the case of the Antonia Eiriz Creation Grant and the Juan Francisco Elso Visual Arts Grant, the winner receives 1,000.00 CUCs.

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

These grants have benefited talented youth regardless of their social standing and professional training, by enabling them to develop and gain access to creative circles and visualizing their work and its results. They have contributed to the participation and insertion of these actions in the country’s cultural life and social transformation processes.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Number of grants awardedInsertion of benefited youths in social projects.Artistic development reached by benefited youths
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Music
Performing Arts
Publishing
Visual Arts
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Distribution
Production