Some examples of projects receiving assistance
Conflicts and Cooperation. Road from the Past to the Future.
the initiative of
universities from various Northern countries (Estonia, Sweden, Lithuania,
Latvia and Finland) joined forces to present this part of the world from
a historical and cultural point of view by creating an extensive encyclopaedia
which will try to highlight and explain the areas of common heritage shared
by the Baltic regions and their development.
multiannual project received funding of more than EUR 575 000 for the
period 2000-2004 under Culture 2000.
ambitious project developed by the Slovakian association Buryzone
and its Hungarian, Czech and Finnish partners involves promoting the use
of new technologies in art. Together they have devised events which promote
these new forms of creation and at the same time support the artists using
Media Nation received funding of EUR 65 000 for 2002 under the Culture
Meetings on Drama and Liturgy
project, initiated by the Teatr Wiesjki (Poland), proposes a modernised
version of religious music and theatre from the Middle Ages. Through collaboration
between experts from Poland, France and Estonia, music and plays from
this era were rediscovered, updated and presented to audiences of children
and students inter alia.
project received funding of more than EUR 130 000 for 2002 under
the Culture 2000 programme.
of works in the languages of the future Member States
order to promote dissemination of literature from the future Member States
throughout the rest of Europe, Culture 2000 is providing funding for publishing
houses which are taking on the translation of authors from this region.
14 books written in the languages of these countries were translated in
2001 and 23 in 2002.
include the translation of an anthology of Slovenian writers and poets
into German, the translation of Sorstalansag, by the recent Nobel Prize
winner Imre Kertesz, from Hungarian into Norwegian and the translation
of Haiku, by Emil Biela, from Polish into Hungarian.