Submit your proposal here

The Nordic ministers for culture look forward to receiving your proposal for the next Nordic cultural initiative abroad!

Please note that only Nordic embassies/diplomatic missions outside the Nordic Region may submit proposals, and that the proposal must be written in English.

You must submit a full proposal. It is not possible to save the submission  and return to it later. Once you have submitted the proposal, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a copy of your proposal attached. 

Please note: the deadline for proposal submission has expired. (Proposals were accepted from 15 November until 18 December 2018.) 

After the deadline, all proposals will be subjected to a selection process. The best will proceed to the next stage and be asked to submit a more detailed project description. Whether or not your project proceeds to the next stage, you will hear from us by the end of January.

Before you submit your proposal, please read the Invitation to submit proposals for Nordic cultural initiatives carefully, as well as;  

The Nordic Council of Ministers applies the EU regulations on procurement and state aid in the allocation of project funding.

Contact information

Nordic Council of Ministers, Senior Adviser, Eva Englund, email:

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Local interest


Are all the Nordic countries, the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland included


Nordic dimension of the proposal

i.e. Concept for joint Nordic cultural initiatives outside the Nordic Region, Strategy for Nordic Cultural Co-operation, Strategy for International Branding of the Nordic Region

About the proposal

Contact information

Please note that only Nordic diplomatic missions outside the Nordic region may submit proposals.
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