Stichting Caucasus Foundation       International Center for Culture and Science

about us


The Stichting Caucasus nonprofit Foundation  is based in the Netherlands and has its head office in Tbilisi (Georgia). The Stichting Caucasus Foundation (SCF) supports Caucasian countries in the process of integration with other European countries in the field of culture and at same time looks for new forms of cultural cooperation worldwide. The Foundation sets up and implements programmes and events in art and culture for professional artist, in order to promote open and democratic societies within the region of the Caucasus.

SCF is linked with CONCEPTS (The CONCORTIUM for the CO-ORDINATION of EUROPEAN PERFORMANCE THEATRE STUDIES) which is based in the UK and is a member of Council of Europe forum of International Cultural Networks.

On an international level SCF works in close cooperation with the Felix Merits Foundation, Gulliver network, ENCATC and IETM.



To realize the general mission, the International Bureau for Caucasian Cultural Programmes (IBCCP) was created by SCF. IBCCP became representative of CONCEPTS in the Caucasian region.


Initiatives of SCF


Caucasian Arts Managers Network / CAMN /

International Culture Fair "Caucasus 2003" /ICF/

Culture Video Center/ CVC /

Festivals: Theatre, Dance, Film

Caucasus University / CU /


The Main Goal of SCF:


Promotion of Worldwide Culture in the Caucasus region, and Caucasian Culture in other countries of the world.

Every year the SCF and IBCCP produces more a five different publications.

Every year the SCF and IBCCP also organize The International Theatre Festival "T+V" and Festival  "Body Language" with video presentations, seminars, workshops and lectures.


The SCF and IBCCP information center provides access to information about the Caucasian region for further exchange and the establishment of professional links.


The Team of SCF and IBCCP can provide you with information, advice and consultation concerning Caucasian culture for further cooperation.


SCF and IBCCP is the best partner for cultural cooperation in the Caucasus and can assist you in the promotion of worldwide culture in the Caucasus region in fields such as: Art, Performing Arts, Music, Movies, Literature etc.


Stichting Caucasus Foundation

Chairman: Mr. Steve Austen


Mr. Levan Khetaguri - President of SCF

Mr. Henk van Silfhout - Secretary of SCF

Mrs. Joanna Juliana Lootsma - Programme Coordinator

Mr. Levan Dadiani - Director IBCCP Tbilisi, Georgia

Mr. Iuri Mgebrishvili - Programming Director of SCF

Mrs. Eka Japaridze



Address: 19, I. Chavchavadze ave., Tbilisi 0179, Georgia

Tel/Fax: (+995 32) 250089

Contact persons in Georgia:

Mr. Iuri Mgebrishvili, Programming Director, E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Key contact in The Netherlands:

Address: Koxhorn 32-3, 1082 EW, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mr. Henk van Silfhout, Secretary of Foundation, E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it