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NIFCA 2022 DEADLINE DATES

Deadline DateContact
Monday,October 24THEATRE- Weekend of Theatrerenee-taylor@ncf.bb
Monday,October 24VISUAL ARTS – Heritage Mural Proposalsrodney-ifill@ncf.bb
Tuesday 25 OctoberFILM- 7 day Film Challenge | Adult and Junior Competition (Registration)annette-nias@ncf.bb
Thursday 27 OctoberFILM- Adult and Junior Competition (Film Submission)annette-nias@ncf.bb
Monday,October 31MUSIC- Music in the Squarekevin-moore@ncf.bb
Monday,October 31VISUAL ARTS – Virtual Exhibitiononeka-small@ncf.bb
Monday,October 31LITERARY – Unpublished Manuscripts|Short Story and Poetry Challenge | Junior Prose and Poetry Competitionkarra-price@ncf.bb


Interested participants must register by 4:00 p.m. on deadline dates.
Click this link for rules and registration.

Call for Entries | MUSIC

NIFCA in the Square

Are you a leader or member of a school or community music group?

Are you an amateur singer or instrumentalist?

Are you eager to get back onto the stage?

Then the NIFCA “Music in the Square” is for you!!

NIFCA “Music in the Square” is a program designed to develop and showcase our talented young musicians throughout the month of Independence. 

For more information contact Cultural Officer Kevin Moore at kevin-moore@ncf.bb / 417-6629/232-8830.  

Call for Entries | LITERARY ARTS

The Junior Prose and Poetry Competition

The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is inviting students ages 12-16 years old to enter The NIFCA Junior Prose and Poetry Competition for a chance to be published in an NCF produced anthology. 

For more information please contact Karra Price at karra-price@ncf.bb/ 417-6625.  


Unpublished Manuscripts

The NCF is inviting writers to register for the 2022 NIFCA Literary Arts:  Unpublished Manuscripts Competition.

Have you written a manuscript for a novel, a collection of poetry, an autobiography, biography or a work of creative non-fiction? If your answer is yes and your work is unpublished, we want to hear from you.

For more information please contact Karra Price at karra-price@ncf.bb/ 417-6625.  

The Adults Short Story and Poetry Challenge

Calling all story-tellers!

Enter your exciting short-story or poetry in the NIFCA Short Story and Poetry Challenge for a chance to have your masterpiece produced as an audio book.

For more information please contact Karra Price at karra-price@ncf.bb/ 417-6625.

Call for Entries | VISUAL ARTS

NIFCA Visual Arts Virtual Exhibition

The NCF is inviting visual Artists working in the mediums of fine art, craft, photography and art-film to register for the NIFCA 2022 Virtual exhibition being held in November.

The exhibition will interrogate the theme of Nationhood and Identity and ask the question ‘What are the values and traditions that make us Bajan?’

The exhibition is open to persons ages 18 years and older. 

Entries selected for participation will be included in the final online exhibition and commemorative catalogue made available on the NCF’s website

For further information, contact Cultural Officer/Curator, Oneka Small at oneka-small@ncf.bb 

NIFCA Heritage Murals| Community Engagement

The National Cultural Foundation is inviting individuals or groups interested in having a mural designed and installed in their community to submit proposals. The proposal should indicate location in the community where the mural is proposed and the reason why the installation would benefit your community.

After review of proposals, should your community be selected, persons in the community will be invited to join our master artists to be a part of our Heritage Mural project.

All proposals should be emailed to Cultural Officer, Visual Arts Rodney Ifill at rodney-ifill@ncf.bb

For further information please call 417-6627.

ABOUT
NIFCA Heritage Murals is a creative project celebrating public arts and mural making in an effort to bring more vibrancy to our communities.The mural should examine an important part of the history and heritage of Barbados and explore the different cultural heritage contributions that shape Barbadian culture today from its diverse roots in African, Amerindian, European and Asian origins.

Call for Visual Artists | NIFCA Heritage Murals

The National Cultural Foundation is inviting artists to be a part of their NIFCA Heritage Mural Project.

Interested artists should submit proposals which include their name, contact information, synopsis of proposed design, a portfolio/samples of their work/projects previously worked on, their team, a proposed location and budget.

All murals should integrate the use of environmentally friendly and sustainable materials.

All proposals should be emailed to Cultural Officer, Visual Arts Rodney Ifill at rodney-ifill@ncf.bb  

For further information please call 417-6627.

ABOUT
NIFCA Heritage Murals is a creative project celebrating public arts and mural making in an effort to bring more vibrancy to our communities.The mural should examine an important part of the history and heritage of Barbados and explore the different cultural heritage contributions that shape Barbadian culture today from its diverse roots in African, Amerindian, European and Asian origins.

Call for Entries | FILM

NIFCA 2022 Film & Video Competition

The National Cultural Foundation is inviting interested practitioners to register for the NIFCA 2022 Film & Video Competition!

Junior entries are invited in in the following categories:

Narrative Fiction
Documentary
Music Video (Edutainment)

1st Prize: $700, 2nd Prize: $500, 3rd Prize: $300

Adult Entries Are Invited In The Categories:

Narrative Fiction

Documentary
Animation
Music Video
1st Prize: $1000, 2nd Prize: $700, 3rd Prize: $500

Deadline for submission of registration forms: Tuesday, October 25 | 4:00 p.m.
Deadline for submission of films: Thursday, October 27, 2022 | 4:00 p.m.

For further information, please contact Film Commissioner, Annette Nias 417-6644 (office)/ 243-5294 (mobile)/ annette-nias@ncf.bb

Seven-Day Film Challenge

Attention all film practitioners and students of Film!

Deadline for submission of registration forms: Tuesday, October 25 | 4:00 p.m.
Cash prizes for the top 3 films!

1st Prize: $5000, 2nd Prize: $3000, 3rd Prize: $2000

The Film Challenge will occur during October 28 – November 4th, 2022.
You have 7 days to write, record, edit and submit!

For further information, please contact Film Commissioner, Annette Nias 417-6644 (office)/ 243-5294 (mobile)/ annette-nias@ncf.bb

Call for Entries | THEATRE

NIFCA Weekend of Theatre

The NIFCA Theatre stage is calling once more!

The National Cultural Foundation is accepting proposals by individuals, community groups and theatre companies towards the commissioning of pieces in speech, drama and mixed discipline. Successful proposals will be presented as a part of the NIFCA Weekend of Theatre. Proposals should include your name, contact information, a detailed budget and synopsis of no more than 1500 words.

All proposals should be emailed to Cultural Officer, Theatre Arts Renée Taylor at renee-taylor@ncf.bb.
For more information please call 417-6626.

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