FLAWA 2020 postponed

FLAWA supporters,

Thank you for your enthusiasm and patience during these uncertain times.

As I’m sure you’re aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge effect on the arts and hospitality industries and some of the world’s most famous festivals have had to be cancelled or postponed.

As the FLAWA Team, we are responsible for the welfare of our audience and artists. We’ve thought long and hard about this, and considering the circumstances, it is with extreme sadness and that we will postpone the Festival of Latin American Women in Arts until later in the year.

Please don’t be disheartened. Looking out for everyone’s health and safety, especially those who are most vulnerable, does not mean you won’t hear from us. FLAWA ensures our commitment to the work of women through other media in the interim, so keep an eye and an ear out on social media and on our website. We are with you through these sensitive times!

We will keep monitoring the situation and government measures and keep you updated on any developments. We hope you stay safe and healthy, following preventive measures from your local authorities, and using this time for reflection and recuperation, where possible.

We will be back soon, to celebrate life and health and art 🌻

Con mucho cariño,

The FLAWA team

This weekend catch us here

We will be at the festival El Sueño Existe in Machynlleth 

This year the festival is focused on feminism and Mexico.

We will be speaking on Saturday 17th at 7:15pm at Victor Jara’s room about Latin-American Women in Arts and the way of using arts to make changes.

If you are around join us to this talk and lets get together to discuss about it and more.

Visit the website of the festival for more information: https://elsuenoexiste.wordpress.com

See you there!

We are looking for volunteers

Hello, we are on the search for enthusiastic volunteers to welcome into our small festival family. We are looking for people that can help us with our early stages prior to what we expect will be the second edition of our festival.

We are a small team working to create visibility of the work of women in arts. This is a project that was born last year and we are hoping to continue growing and developing it in this city. From the first edition we found many artists that where looking for a space to share their visions with other cultures. This has inspired us to keep growing and working to develop this initiative into a bigger project.

What will you gain from this volunteering?

  • A chance to make a difference and help a small project to grow and support women artists to be seen.
  • Event management skills,
  • Fundraising and marketing skills
  • Develop your CV.

Please let us know if you would be willing to volunteer 10 – 16 hours per week. We are flexible with the hours and you can work remotely:

Marketing creative:

  • Implementing marketing and advertising campaigns, digital and printed media
  • Increase visibility of the social media channels
  • Manage content strategy of the website and social media, checkout flow and promotional campaigns across devices and recommend and implement changes as appropriate.
  • Create & design digital content for the media channel
  • Research competitive areas of development by identifying and evaluating the relevant cultural environment.
  • Accomplish project goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Raise the kind of awareness that can drive development for the project.

Fundraising coordinator:

  • Researching prospective funders
  • Work with the Director to identify further fundraising opportunities and drafting funding applications
  • Work with the Marketing creative to develop content for the fundraising campaigns and events.
  • Coordinate fundraising events if the opportunity arises.

Please send us your cover letter and a CV to flawafestival@gmail.com