Applications are now open for the South Asia Festivals Academy (Beginners Level). Participants in this accredited online ‘distance learning’ programme gain professional expertise to manage and run a festival.
The 10-week immersive skills development course is delivered online by experts from the UK and South Asia. The Academy comprises weekly workshops covering festival marketing, sustainability, human resources, programming and artistic development, budgeting, financing festivals, diversity and inclusion, risk management and logistics/project management of festivals.
South Asia Festival Academy courses are accredited according to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework which is Scotland’s national framework. The Beginners course is at SCQF Level 9 (equivalent level for Year 3 undergraduate degree in Scotland).
Who is the course open to?
South Asia Festivals (Beginners Level) is open to early career festival practitioners from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Applications will be accepted from entry-level and early-career professionals with experience of up to five years in festivals or cultural venues/events in South Asia.
Applications close Sunday 4 September 2022, 11.59pm IST.