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Three AFAC-supported Films Awarded at DIFF 2016 - 19 Dec, 2016 

The Dubai International Film Festival 2016 was concluded on Wednesday December 14th with the Muhr Awards ceremony where three of the eight AFAC supported films selected for the official competition of the festival won awards.


Maher Abi Samra’s “A Maid For... »

22 New Film Projects to Receive Grants from AFAC - 06 Dec, 2016 

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) is pleased to announce the selection of 22 new film projects to receive $480,000 in total grants from its 2016 General Grants program for Cinema.


This year, AFAC received 300 applications in total,... »

On Repetition and Failure exhibited in Tehran - 01 Dec, 2016 

AFAC grantee Lynn Kodeih was selected to participate in Kooshk residency in Tehran. The two weeks workshop, organized by The Rybon Art Center, started on the 10th of November and was concluded on November 25th with open studios where Kodeih... »

AFAC Announces 27 New Music Grantees - 29 Nov, 2016 

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) selected 27 Music projects to receive grants from its 2016 Music General Grants program.


The 2016 Music juror committee brought together Egyptian singer and artist Maryam Saleh, Lebanese musician and composer Toufic... »

Seven new AFAC-Supported Novels to be launched at the Beirut International Book Fair - 28 Nov, 2016 

Back in 2014, when the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture launched its AFAC Novel writing Program (ANWP), the objective was to discover, nurture and bring forward undiscovered talent from across the Arab region. The plan was to select in... »

AFAC Announces 21 New Research/Training/Regional Events Grantees - 28 Nov, 2016 

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) selected 21 RTR (Research/Training/Regional Events) projects to receive grants from its 2016 General Grants program.


The 2016 RTR (Research/Training/Regional Events) juror committee brought together Bahraini researcher and cultural activist Esra'a Al Shafei,... »

T.A.P research and tool guide on Art in public spaces in Lebanon is Out! - 23 Nov, 2016 

Temporary Art Platform (T.A.P) in Collaboration with Lawyer Nayla Geagea published their joint long term research project concerning the administrative/ logistical challenges and opportunities of producing art in the public sphere, in Lebanon entitled “Art in public space in Lebanon:... »

Beirut & Beyond reveals its full 2016 program - 14 Nov, 2016 

Beirut & Beyond music festival will be launched this on December 8th and runs through December 11th, 2016 with more than 10 performances by musicians and music bands from the region and beyond including AFAC supported project “Love & Revenge”... »

Danya Hammoud wins the The Boghossian Prize 2016 - 09 Nov, 2016 

The Boghossian Foundation announced the names of the winners of its 2016 prize including Jacques Vartabedian (painting), Charbel Boutros (sculpture) and AFAC grantee Danya Hammoud (choreography).


The Boghossian Foundation Prize – Lebanon is awarded annually in Beirut since the 2012. It... »

Opening Soon: El-Zohra Was Not Born in a Day - 08 Nov, 2016 

Galerie Tanit – Beirut will be hosting the AFAC supported exhibition “El-Zohra Was Not Born in a Day” by Randa Mirza in collaboration with Riccardo Clementi and Eric Deniaud. Through dioramas and sculptures the project offers a representation of Arab... »

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