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Media Partnerships with in 2020

Culture Events


Project Period:
01 Jan 2020 - 30 Nov 2020
Theme: has launched a new call for proposals for media partnerships in 2020.

We invite applications from interested arts organisations that would like to showcase their upcoming events (such as arts conferences, festivals, workshops) on our arts portal through a media partnership with us. We offer a wide outreach & visibility for your event among the arts communities in Asia and Europe.

As part of our mandate, we are keen to give visibility to innovative arts events from under-represented or less-visible countries, regions & artistic disciplines projects. We hope to do this through media partnerships with interesting arts events in Asia and Europe. Since 2012, we have offered over 28 media partnerships to key events in both regions. We would like to continue supporting more such initiatives through this competitive open call process.

What type of events do we support?

The media partnership with is for arts events ONLY. They may take various forms: conferences, festivals, workshops etc. Events must be cultural in nature (see mor details below). Events must take place in any of the 51 countries of Asia and Europe that are members of ASEM and ASEF.

What areas of the arts & culture?

We are particularly interested in events that focus on:  

  • Digital: issues, trends, challenges
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral events that connect arts & culture with sustainable development, human rights, public health, science & technology etc.
  • Events that are collaborations between Asians and Europeans

What geographical areas?

All events taking place in ASEM member countries are welcome to apply. Special attention will be given to countries/regions that are less visible within Asia and Europe.

What can we offer as media partner will promote the selected arts event through the following communication activities:

  • Articles/Interviews with the organisers, participants or speakers published on our website
  • Announcement of the selected event in our monthly e-newsletter
  • Promotion on social media channels
  • Event post on website

What do we seek in exchange?

  • acknowledged as media partner in all printed and digital collaterals of the event
  • Possibility to set-up an information booth about during the event
  • Possibility to present ASEF‘s work in culture at the event
  • Dissemination of ASEF publications and brochures at the event
  • Dissemination of survey on Asia-Europe collaboration among participants at the event

Who should apply?

Arts organisations, cultural networks & government agencies that are organisers or co-organisers of arts events may apply. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

How to apply?

All details on how to apply:


  • Deadline for submission of proposals: 15 August 2020
  • Proposals should refer to events taking place between 1 September and 31 December 2020



  • A Media Partership Agreement will be signed between and each selected arts event, listing roles and responsabilities on both sides.
  • The partnership does not include any financial grant.

Photos & Videos


Press release C360 3 new media partnerships in 2019


culture360 Press Release-Pakistan, Cyprus and Kazakhstan-2018


culture360 Press Release-5 Media Partnerships with in 2019


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