Following a successful digital edition of the Festivals Academy Digital Intermediate Course (January 2021) British Council launches the South Asia Festivals Academy 2021. This is a partnership between British Council and Edinburgh Napier University which aims to develop and strengthen the festivals sector across South Asia through capacity building. The programme is a UK accredited online ‘distance learning’ programme between South Asia and the UK in Arts Management practice for Festival Managers and Arts Leaders.
This 10-week immersive, structured, skills development course, delivered online by experts from the experts from the UK and South Asia (Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and India) festivals sector.
The Beginner’s Course starts on 13 September 2021.
Participants will learn about festival governance, finance, operations, audience development and engagement, artistic policy and programming, sustainable operation of festivals and events and associated themes on risk management and health and safety.
In 2019, we led a series of professional development residency courses with access to international arts management and creative opportunity working with various festival partners in Goa and Guwahati.