DANCE PACT Local-Regional-National (TANZPAKT Stadt–Land–Bund)

Umbrella Association for Dance in Germany (Dachverband Tanz Deutschland)
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Main aims:
Artistically and structurally advancing the development of dance as an art form in Germany; strengthening the self-organisation and raising the profile of the dance scene

Target groups:
Ensembles; artists' cooperatives; individual artists; production infrastructure and performance venues

Expected results:
Making substantial dance projects possible by means of a long-term increase in funding for excellence; conducting dialogue with local authorities and Lander on lasting involvement with the dance scene nationwide; applying principle of additionality of funding to guarantee that co-financing from Lander matches the funding from the federal budget

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

During the initial 2018-2021 project period, 15 projects were selected as eligible for funding by an independent jury of specialists and received financial and programmatic support; in 2019, positive development resulted in an extension into the first year of the coming 2021-2025 project period.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

Five-year federal funding of EU5.6 million (2017-2021); 50% co-financing by local authorities/Lander and, where applicable, additional funding providers, at least equal to the amount of federal funding; EU1.1 million for 2021 already approved by the German Bundestag in 2019

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
Public Sector
German Bundestag
Public Sector
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

The model of cooperative division of labour to strengthen cultural diversity in the field of dance is achieving its objectives; positive assessment of the initial 2017-2018 project cycle led to an extension into the second project period, which begins in 2021.

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Las artes escénicas