post-title Martin Roth Initiative by ifa and Goethe-Institut awards scholarships to Afghan artists

Martin Roth Initiative by ifa and Goethe-Institut awards scholarships to Afghan artists

Martin Roth Initiative by ifa and Goethe-Institut awards scholarships to Afghan artists

Martin Roth Initiative by ifa and Goethe-Institut awards scholarships to Afghan artists

Since the Taliban took power in mid-August 2021, thousands of people have left their home country Afghanistan. Artists are particularly threatened: Music, theatre and visual arts are largely banned under the Taliban.

Since the Taliban took power in mid-August 2021, thousands of people have left their home country Afghanistan. Artists are particularly threatened: Music, theatre and visual arts are largely banned under the Taliban. Many artists have therefore received a promise of admission from the German government. For them, the Martin Roth Initiative of ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen and Goethe-Institut is now setting up twenty scholarships specifically aimed at Afghan applicants to make their start in Germany easier.

The Martin Roth Initiative was launched in 2018 by ifa – Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen and Goethe-Institut with the support of the Federal Foreign Office to support artists at risk worldwide. The additional scholarships are aimed specifically at Afghan artists and cultural workers who have been accepted by the German government. They are to find a place with cultural host organisations in Germany in order to …

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Image caption: Street scene in Afghanistan, via pixaby.com

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