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This year's first contribution to music publishing from the Swedish Arts Council sees a record-breaking seven million SEK dsitrbuted to 118 recipients to support the promotion of a wide range of music.
On May 19, the most extensive Nordic cultural initiative abroad will be inaugurated to date: Nordic Bridges in Canada. Nordic Bridges will promote dialogue and strengthen cultural cooperation and will continue throughout the year.
The Malmö Arab Film Festival (MAFF) kicked off on 4 May 2022, unspooling its 12th edition after two years of pandemic-related interruptions. The festival aims to create a platform and a meeting place for Arab cinema in Malmö, Sweden and all over Europe.
Sweden condemns the Russian Federation's war against Ukraine. Here we describe the Swedish Arts Council's activities and grants related to Russia and Ukraine.
On 17 February, the Government appointed Mika Romanus as Director and Head of the Arts Committee. Mika Romanus is currently the Director of the Swedish Union for Performing Arts and Film and will take up her new position on 15 August 2022.
The Government proposes a record-breaking increase in the culture budget of SEK 1.3 billion for 2022. An incentive support of SEK 745 million will be distributed by the Swedish Arts Council. Investments in the cultural collaboration model, libraries, free performing arts and image and form are also strengthened via the Swedish Arts Council.