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A man with an instrument
15 September 2021

The Programme for Artistic Freedom is distributing eight project grants and three core supports for the 2021-2023 programme period.

14 September 2021

If you suspect any corrupt practices, irregularities, or other wrongdoings related to Sida’s operations, we kindly ask you to report these to Sida.

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14 September 2021

The role of the Consulting Expert Group is to contribute to the assessment of applications and provide guidance in relation to the programme.

Foto på kollage av bokomslag.
24 June 2021

The second round in 2021 for Nordic and Non-Nordic translation grants has closed with an outcome of 1,9 Million SEK awarded to 105 different book projects. 141 applications were submitted all in all, which corresponds to the level before the pandemic started.

 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award ceremony 2021
1 June 2021

On May 31 we celebrated the 2020 and 2021 laureates! Jean-Claude Mourlevat and Baek Heena accepted the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award at a digital ceremony. You can watch the broadcast on demand.

Jean-Claude Mourlevat. Foto: C. Helie/Gallimard.
30 March 2021

Jean-Claude Mourlevat is one of France’s leading children’s and young adult authors, a brilliant renewer of fairy tale traditions.

Två pojkar gör grimaser
30 March 2021

Who will be the 2021 ALMA laureate? Follow the live stream of the announcement from the youth library TioTretton at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Stockholm. The broadcast will be starting from 13.00 CET on March 30.

A grown up reads for a small child
26 March 2021

We present a report on methods and research regarding bookgifting programmes for young children and their families.

New programme to strengthen artistic freedom.
3 February 2021

The Swedish Arts Council has launched a new programme to strengthen artistic freedom globally during a three-year period (2021-2023). The programme is realised through financial support from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and aims to improve conditions for artists to create, display and distribute their work without being exposed to threats or harassments.

Cancelled and postponed cultural events get support
29 April 2020

The Swedish Arts Council is allocating SEK 370 million from the government's support package for the arts. The package covers cultural and arts events in Sweden cancelled or postponed as a consequence of the coronavirus.