Writing a Creative Project for Grant Proposal: Tips for Success

Before starting elaborating your creative project, have in mind that: The project is a problem-solving technique. A creative project makes the world a better place. Realization of a creative project makes us happy!  There are always three viewpoints on a … Read More

Master Programme “Management of Performing Arts and Industries”: Students Testimonials

The Master programme “Management in Performing Arts and Industries” at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia is open again for prospective students for the academic year 2021-2022! Here is what the students from the class of 2020-2021 … Read More

Helping the Cultural Sector in Rwanda

I was glad to be invited as a Lead Trainer in the Cultural Management Program – an initiative of Africalia to improve capacities of 20 successful young culture and arts professionals from Rwanda with a series of online sessions, held … Read More

Call for Donation of Publications in the Field of Arts Management

The upgraded Master Program in Management of Performing Arts and Industries at the National Academy of Theatre and Film Arts (NATFA), Sofia, Bulgaria has undertaken an initiative to establish Resource Center in Arts Management at the Library of the Academy. … Read More

Uniqueness and Shared Values in Teaching Arts Management at Sibelius Academy: A snapshot Interview with Dr. Violeta Simjanovska

Dr. Violeta Simjanovska is a prominent scholar and an active cultural manager. She holds a Bachelor degree from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and she also has education in the field of music. Her PhD is in the field of Cultural … Read More

Guest Lecturers: an important added value to the educational process!

The Master Program in Management of Performing Arts and Industries and the Bachelor Program in Theatre Production at the National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia had the pleasure to invite six distinguished guest speakers during this academic term. … Read More

The independent contractor in the cultural sector: A key to an informed decision-making process

Hiring an independent contractor is a common activity in cultural organizations that work towards implementation of successful strategies. Why these professionals are so important, what are the ingredients of smooth partnership between contractors and employers and what are the successful … Read More

Master Program in Management of Performing Arts and Industries, NATFA, Sofia: Expecting the new students!

Our goal is to prepare the managers and the leaders of performing arts organizations, projects and teams, as well as the independent entrepreneurs and producers in the creative industries in Bulgaria to use modern management methods and digital technologies in … Read More

ENCATC News Digest: Stay tuned about cultural management and policy updates!

ENCATC New Digest: Stay Tuned! Established in 1992, ENCATC is a network of more than 100 member institutions and professionals in over 40 countries active in education, training and research within the broad field of cultural management and policy. ENCATC … Read More

Cultural Leaders, Managers & Intrapreneurs in the Arts: Are they Strategic Thinkers?

My short visit to Sibelius Academy at the end of January 2018 was fascinating! I love Finland and Finish people and my return to Helsinki was indeed memorable. I met the talented MA students and my great colleagues at the … Read More