The Federal Cultural Foundation was founded in 2002 to promote projects and institutions of national importance. In addition to the 3000 individual projects so far, the Documenta, the Berlin Biennale and the Theatertreffen. For 20 years the foundation was Hortensia Volkers – now Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska has taken over. Born in Warsaw in 1976, the theater scholar worked for three years in Tel Aviv as curator of the Polish Year and then became director of the Polish Institute in Berlin. After her release, she moved to the Goethe-Institut in 2018. In the past two years, she managed the newly founded branch in Riyadh.