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What's happening in Germany?

Signs of the CitySigns of the City: Metropolis Speaking. Copyright: urban dialogues, DE


Cultural operators from Germany submitted in 2009 46 out of a total of 749 applications for funding under the Culture Programme, putting them together with Italy and France at the top of the list of submissions. 20 of these applications were successful (of a total of 256). In total, 75 organisations across the country were active as partners in these and other European projects.


In 2008, 68 out of a total of 819 applications were submitted, putting them together with France at the top of the list of submissions, only exceeded by Italy.

25 of these applications were successful (of a total of 264). 80 organisations across the country were active as partners in these and other European projects.


The following German-led projects were presented at the 2009 Culture in Motion Conference:

Magic-Net      
Sector: theatre
"A European theatre house: a platform for artistic creation, exchange and continued learning"

Signs of the City: metropolis speaking      
Sector: Visual arts, photography
"Employing digital photography and new media to explore the sign systems of cities"

Le Grand Magasin     
Sector: Visual arts
"Bringing art to European worker collectives to raise awareness about alternative forms of trade, production, and consumption"