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The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.

Supporting arts, culture and international exchange

The dancer Liv Aira and jojk artist Elin Teilus. Photo: Jo Kemp.
Crisis support for the arts.
Crisis support for the arts.

Crisis support for the arts

The Swedish Arts Council has distributed the second round of crisis support, which includes support for canceled and postponed events and for special needs in cultural life. In total, we received approximately 4400 applications and have distributed SEK 880 million to 2682 approved applications.

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Programme for global artistic freedom

In March 2020, the Swedish Arts Council and Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, signed an agreement to provide support to the Swedish Arts Council so that we may conduct a new long-term programme with the aim of supporting and protecting artistic freedom globally.

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Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.
Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.

Information regarding the coronavirus

In these troubled times a lot of focus is on limiting the spread of the virus. This has of course affected the whole world, and all kinds of business. The world of books is severely affected in that book fairs and festivals are cancelled, bookshops are closed, and book releases are postponed.

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Heena Baek  is the 2020 laureate.
Heena Baek is the 2020 laureate.

Baek Heena is the laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2020

The South Korean author and illustrator Baek Heena has just been awarded the Astrid Lindgren memorial Award.

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Crisis support for the arts.
Crisis support for the arts.

Crisis support for the arts

The Swedish Arts Council has distributed the second round of crisis support, which includes support for canceled and postponed events and for special needs in cultural life. In total, we received approximately 4400 applications and have distributed SEK 880 million to 2682 approved applications.

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Image -Trad_16x9_gron.jpg

Programme for global artistic freedom

In March 2020, the Swedish Arts Council and Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, signed an agreement to provide support to the Swedish Arts Council so that we may conduct a new long-term programme with the aim of supporting and protecting artistic freedom globally.

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Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.
Kulturrådets entré. Foto: Åke E:son Lindman.

Information regarding the coronavirus

In these troubled times a lot of focus is on limiting the spread of the virus. This has of course affected the whole world, and all kinds of business. The world of books is severely affected in that book fairs and festivals are cancelled, bookshops are closed, and book releases are postponed.

arrow
Heena Baek  is the 2020 laureate.
Heena Baek is the 2020 laureate.

Baek Heena is the laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2020

The South Korean author and illustrator Baek Heena has just been awarded the Astrid Lindgren memorial Award.

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