Project selection procedure within the general call 2003
14 March, the list of projects eligible for funding under Culture
2000, which was drawn up on the basis of an assessment by panels of
independent experts, was submitted for consultation to the management
committee which assists the European Commission in implementing the
Culture 2000 programme.
list was then forwarded to the European Parliament, which has a
one-month period in which to submit its comments.
A European presence in St. Petersburg
European Union awarded a special grant under the Culture 2000
programme to the European Youth Orchestra for a concert to be given in
St. Petersburg on 3 April, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy; this will
be part of the festivities marking the city's tricentenary. In
addition to the orchestra members from the 15 EU Member States, young
musicians from Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Russia will
also be taking part.
Participation of Cyprus and Malta in the Programme
Memoranda of understanding
were concluded with
for their participation in the Culture 2000 Programme on 26th February
and 11th March 2003 respectively.
- Seminar of the
Greek Presidency on "Enhancement and promotion of cultural
heritage of European importance"
This seminar, which
took place in Delphi from 17th to 19th March, provided the occasion
for a very useful exchange of views on the problems linked to the
management of museums and the enhancement of collections. The participants
were particularly interested in ways to improve the circulation
of works and the closely related question of insurance premiums.
A study on this subject could be realised on behalf of the European
Commission in order to draw up an inventory of fixtures.
related to Culture 2000
- To see on the website
for the Greek Presidency of the Council of Ministers:
Some thoughts about culture