Describe the main features of the policy/measure:
The Ibero-American Technical Arts Aid Fund (Iberescena) was created in 2006, based on the guidelines adopted by the Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government, in Montevideo. The objective of the fund is to promote the implementation of a program for the promotion, exchange and integration of Ibero-American performing arts. Currently, the Fund consists of 16 countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Mexico, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal and Uruguay. The public notice had three investment categories: (i) support to scenic breeding experiences in residence; (ii) support to co-production of Ibero-American performing arts shows; (iii) support to festivals and scenic venues for the programming of shows.
Website of the policy/measure, if available:
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?:
Among other results achieved in the 2016-2019 period, the IBERESCENA Program contemplated a total of 316 cultural projects from the different countries that are part of the Program through public calls for proposals: 109 projects in 2016-2017; 102 projects in 2017-2018; and 105 projects in 2018-2019. These projects were promoted according to three award categories: support for networks, festivals, and scenic spaces; support for artistic creation processes; and support for the co-production of scenic shows. From 2016 to 2019, 34 Brazilian projects were supported with a 354,300 Euros funding in three categories.
Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD:
US$ 400,000,00 (2016-2019)
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure:
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: