The following entities are eligible to apply:
→ legal bodies of all forms of ownership and private entrepreneurs registered in Ukraine with a confirmed prior experience of carrying out projects similar to the submitted one;
→ partner organisations outside of Ukraine with a confirmed institutional capacity and prior experience of carrying out projects similar to the submitted one. The submitted project proposals must comply with the following qualification criteria:
→ The project envisages a possibility for the Ukrainian Institute to be involved in the elaboration of the overall exhibition concept and planning parallel activities, including the selection of project participants. Accordingly, the project envisages public positioning of the Ukrainian Institute as a co-organizer or partner of the exhibition.
→ The project is being implemented in cooperation with a relevant international institution or organisation (museum, gallery, fair, festival, etc. in the country of project implementation) that has the institutional capacity and experience in implementing similar projects.
→ The project is being implemented in one of the Ukrainian Institute's target countries as of 2020: Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, UK, and USA. Projects in other European and North American countries may be considered as well, but exhibitions in the above-listed countries will be preferred.
→ The exhibition concept corresponds to the strategy, principles and values
of the Ukrainian Institute and does not violate the current legislation of Ukraine.
→ The project represents contemporary Ukrainian culture and/or implies current professional interpretation of cultural heritage.
→ The project aims to develop international cooperation, exchanges and dialogue rather than present Ukraine abroad unilaterally.
→ The project has a contemporary format and topic; it meets global trends, expectations of the international partners, the demand of the respective target audiences and the local context of the host country.
→ The project encourages dialogue and discussion on the challenges of the past, present and future and/or is related to important and relevant phenomena not only of Ukraine's culture, but also of the global agenda.
→ The start of the project is scheduled no earlier than April 2021.
→ For projects scheduled for 2021, the project delivery deadline is 1 December 2021.