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International Open Call for Pitch & Catch – “FUTURE ARTISTS IN THE POST-PANDEMIC ERA” In 2020 FACP Kaohsiung Online Conference

International Open Call for Pitch & Catch – “FUTURE ARTISTS IN THE POST-PANDEMIC ERA” In 2020 FACP Kaohsiung Online Conference

International Open Call for Pitch & Catch –


In 2020 FACP Kaohsiung Online Conference


The Pitch & Catch session on Nov 13 has gone down a storm.  Let us thank all the artists, adjudicators and delegates to witness the birth of new ideas an collaborations responding to the challenges of our times.


After serious consideration by the adjudicators, there are 23 pairings between pitching artists and catching presenters, far more than the 3 projects originally planned.  It is worth looking forward to the development of the concepts into mature projects in the near future, exploring the possibilities of the Arts and inspiring the public, at an era that we might need to live with crises.


Congratulations to the exciting new-born partnerships.  Wishing you all the best.


2020 FACP Kaohsiung Online Conference Team


2020 FACP Pitch & Catch Final list


 Swee Boon KUIK Xiaoyi LIU Craig QUINTERO Daming ZHANG
 Hollis NGAI Fabian SEEWALD Victor FUNG NG Yee Ki
 YIP Hing Wah Emily HALDANE  


  Final Presentation Adjudicators list  


 Chairman of Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion (FACP)

 Paul TAM

 Executive Director, Performing Arts, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority


 Vice President and Artistic Director, Cultural Center of the Philippines -

 GOH Ching Lee Executive & Artistic Derictor, CultureLink Singapore
 Cindy HWANG Founder & President, InPulse Creatives, LLC
 Phloeun PRIM Executive Director , Cambodia Living Arts

 Wen-Pin CHIEN

 National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying)-General and ArtisticDirector


International Open Call for Pitch & Catch


This year, in conjunction with the Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion (FACP) Annual Conference, Weiwuying's International Symposium and Academy for Creative Producers invite presenters, art managers, artists and other experts across the Asia-Pacific region to engage in dialogues and support artists.

As a result of the pandemic, the first half of 2020 saw the devastation of countless industries worldwide. During these challenging times, arts institutions have been brainstorming possible solutions – how should the arts industry cope with the drastic changes to global socio-economic conditions creatively?



We are now calling for projects, with focus on “helping community and supporting people” with concepts of #OutOfTheBox #NewNormal #BeingLive #Technology to be presented in world's top festivals/theatres in 2021/2022.



Open call

Sep 17 – Oct 23

●Concept proposal answering “Future Artists in the Post-Pandemic Era”.

●Artists submit 100 words in English and 1 image for the project.


Oct 23- 30

Shortlist announcement

Nov 2

●Jury group (a professional group of FACP members) select 10 artists to present their proposals online during the meeting in Nov.

Final online presentation

Nov 13, 14:30-17:00 (GMT+8)

●10 shortlisted artists will online present their projects on 13 Nov, each for 10 minutes, to the presenters of world’s top festivals and theaters.

●3 most relevant / potential projects will be awarded to be presented in the Jury group’s festivals in the coming season.



● Cambodia Living Arts
● Cultural Center of the Philippines
● CultureLink, Singapore
● Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion
● InPulse Creatives LLC (Saudi Arabia / China)
● Prakriti Foundation, India
● West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, Hong Kong
● National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying), Taiwan
(...and more potential partners)


  Submit Proposal  



● Proposed project must be original. Plagiarism will be disqualified.

● Stable and secure internet connection via Cisco Webex Meeting is required for final presentation.

● If there are more than one artist in your application, please name one member as the team representative.

●The artists who are selected for the final presentation will get the free entry for the 2020 FACP Kaohsiung online conference (one representative per proposal). More info on Weiwuying website.

● Submission must be made before 12:00 (GMT+8) October 23, 2020. Late submission will not be processed.



Mr. Eric NG | facp.kaohsiung@npac-weiwuying.org

Phone: (+886) 07-262-6841



National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying)

Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion (FACP)





National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) is the first national theater located in southern Taiwan. It consists of four indoor venues: Opera House, Concert Hall, Playhouse, Recital Hall and an open-air theater. Designed by Dutch architect Francine Houben, Weiwuying spans 9.9 hectares and sits in the northeast corner of Weiwuying Metropolitan Park. Its superb location and rich history signify its mission of bridging the past with the future, connecting local and global talents. Transformed from a military training base to an arts and culture center of the future, Weiwuying continues its heritage of talent fostering and civil service. As it becomes one of the pivotal theatre complexes in the arts world. Weiwuying hopes to bring forth new experiences and life-changing moments that make the arts special to everyone.



Established in 1981, the Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion (FACP) is a registered non-governmental organization founded to facilitate cultural exchange within Asia and dialogue with counterparts in the global arts industry. The FACP provides a platform for arts practitioners to network, exchange ideas and discuss the latest industry-specific issues and trends in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition to forging greater cooperation among the existing member cities, namely Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Manila, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei and Tokyo, the FACP also aims to both add more member cities in Asia and promote Asian cultures to the West. It welcomes members from all over the world to its 38th Annual Conference in an online format this year and continues to strive for opportunities for the arts community to connect through diverse channels.

The founding members of FACP were Dr. Lucresia KASILAG, the then President of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and National Artist for Music, Mr. HSU Po-yun of Taipei, President of the New Aspect Promotion Corporation, Mr. Tadashi YOKOYAMA of the Nippon Cultural Center, Mr. Seong-Tae KIM of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and Mr. APRATTY from UNESCO.

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