Scholarships for Young Artists of the Association LATGA
The programme has started in 2015. The scholarships are granted to the representatives of the following art branches: fine arts, photography, music, drama, literature, audiovisual arts, transdiciplinary arts.
The main objectives of the scholarships programme are as following:
1. to stimulate individual creations of young artists;
2. to strengthen the status of a young artist in Lithuania;
3. to promote the development of culture in Lithuania;
4. to promote the creation of art products in Lithuania;
Young artists are invited to apply for the scholarships administrated by the Council of the Association LATGA ( a collective copyright management association). The artists themselves may submit applications and the candidates for scholarships may be proposed by representatives of the associations.
The submitted applications are evaluated by the Council of the Association LATGA, structured according to separate art branches and composed of representatives of culture and arts. The scholarship, which provides financing for one year, is annually granted to 7 representatives from different art fields. Young artists - winners of the Association’s LATGA scholarship, are obliged to present the work completed during the year. It has to be done in a creative form (an exhibition, a book, a musical composition etc.).
The project has deserved a huge interest among young artists. The creations of young artists contribute to the cultural development of Lithuania, creation of new creative products and fostering of various art fields.
Creation of new cultural and artistic products in various art fields. The objective is to turn the Scholarship Programme of the Association LATGA into a significant annual tradition, which would contribute to the stimulation of the individuality and creativity of young artists and the development of creative activity in Lithuania.
The project is carried out by the Association LATGA. The project is partially financed by the Ministry of the Republic of Lithuania from the resources of the Programme for the Protection of Creative Activity, Copyright and Related Rights. The funds allocated for the implementation of the measure in 2015-2016 are as following: 73,360.88 Eur