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keyword(s) "hip-hop"
Project Country: Cuba
Project Focus:
Displaying records 1-3 of 3 results
All results totalling $195,161
Total may include redundant amount due to supplements.



Project Title: Empowering Cuban Hip-Hop Artists as Leaders in Society
Organization Name: Fundacion Cartel Urbano
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Cuba
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To empower Cuban artists as cultural leaders to promote citizen participation and social change in Cuban society. The group will carry out workshops in Latin America, including professional trainings, cultural exchanges, and artistic events. It will also assist artists in developing their own social projects, which they will implement in their local communities.
Year: 2016
Award Amount: $50,000
Project Title: Empowering Cuban Hip-Hop Artists as Leaders in Society
Organization Name: Fundacion Cartel Urbano
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Cuba
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To empower Cuban artists as cultural leaders to promote citizen participation and social change in society. The group will carry out workshops in Cuba and Colombia including professional trainings, cultural exchanges, and artistic events. The organization will also assist the artists in developing their own social projects which they will implement in their local communities.
Year: 2018
Award Amount: $70,000
Project Title: Promoting Freedom of Expression of Cuba's Independent Artists
Organization Name: Cuban Soul Foundation, Inc.
Project Region: Latin America & Caribbean
Project Country: Cuba
Project Focus: Civic Education
Description: To empower independent Cuban artists to promote democratic values. The group will strengthen its four most successful independent civic centers and studios to produce, perform and exhibit their work in uncensored community events. Each space will host artistic performances, circulate information, distribute materials, and offer trainings for members within the community. Lastly, the group will support its partners on-island to carry out independent events and to produce a hip-hop magazine.
Year: 2019
Award Amount: $75,161