Delegates spent two days discussing the proposed changes both in a Forum led by Dirk De Corte, former Treasurer of AITA/IATA asbl, and in Regional Meetings.
This is to remind all AITA/AITA asbl National Centres and Affiliates who have not yet returned a completed Nomination and Support Form showing support for the candidates standing for election that the Form must be returned by Wednesday 1 March 2017.
All National Centres were emailed with a copy of the Form on 15 January 2017. If you cannot trace receipt of that email, please let the secretariat know. A copy of the Nomination and Support Form is HERE.
Secretariat AITA/IATA asbl
Full details of the reduction are in Volume II, pages 32 – 35 of the Forum Book that can be found HERE on this website.
In summary the changes are:
1. The principal criteria which must apply for applications to the Culture and Education Fund are as follows:
a) Applications must demonstrate strong international elements of education and theatre
b) Priority for funding will be given to aita/iata members (an exception may be made for a country where there is no National Centre or Affiliate Member)
The AITA/IATA asbl Standing Committee for Children and Youth believes:
Any applicant wishing to apply for official AITA/IATA asbl status for an international festival or event must submit a proposal to the AITA/IATA asbl Council.
Currently there are seven events which have been awarded official AITA/IATA asbl status: