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December  ^

Funding opportunities for the cultural and creative sectors in Erasmus+

Posted : 23 December 2013

Cultural and creative sectors are a priority in Erasmus+ Sector Skills Alliances. This is a new category of transnational cooperation within the new programme Erasmus+.

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All calls under the Creative Europe programme are now published!

Posted : 19 December 2013

Following approval of Creative Europe programme by the European Parliament on 19 November and by the Council on 5 December, the Commission has published all call for proposals in the framework of the newly approved programme.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS EAC/S12/2013 - Creative Europe Programme - Organisation and implementation of an annual European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL)

Posted : 16 December 2013

This prize is to be seen in the wider context of the EU Creative Europe programme, which will provide further funding opportunities for the literature, literary translation and other cultural and creative sectors, with a view to helping authors, other artists and culture professionals to develop international careers and work across borders.

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Four Bulgarian cities short-listed for European Capital of Culture 2019

Posted : 13 December 2013

Bulgaria invited applications from interested cities at the end of 2012. Eight Bulgarian cities applied: Burgas, Gabrovo, Plovdiv, Ruse, Shumen, Sofia, Varna and Veliko Turnovo.

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First calls published under Creative Europe!

Posted : 10 December 2013

Following approval of Creative Europe programme by the European Parliament on 19 November and by the Council on 5 December, the Commission has published today the first call for proposals in the framework of the newly approved programme.

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EBBA - EUROPEAN BORDER BREAKERS AWARDS CEREMONY - 15 JANUARY 2014

Posted : 09 December 2013

The awards are funded by the EU Culture Programme (by the EU Creative Europe Programme, as of the next edition) and they are organised by Eurosonic Noorderslag, in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union.

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Copyright –Commission launches public consultation

Posted : 09 December 2013

The European Commission has launched a public consultation as part of its on-going efforts to review and modernise EU copyright rules. (Deadline for replies: 5 February 2014)

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TANDEM / SHAML Cultural Managers Exchange Europe – Arab Region

Posted : 09 December 2013

Tandem / Shaml offers eight cultural organisations based in Germany and other European countries (incl. Turkey) a unique opportunity to establish long-term cooperation links with partner organisations from the Arab countries across the Mediterranean.

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Marseille-Provence 2013 celebrates its success as European Capital of Culture!

Posted : 09 December 2013

The title Year is coming to an end but a new cultural season will start soon ….

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Photo exhibition on EU Prize for cultural heritage/ Europa Nostra Awards in Brussels

Posted : 03 December 2013

Photos from heritage projects winners of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards are on show from 5 until 20 December in Berlaymont, Brussels.

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29/30 January 2014 - Committee of the Regions' conference on cultural and creative sectors

Posted : 02 December 2013

Towards the background of new EU funding opportunities for the period 2014-2020, the Committee of the Regions' conference on 29/30 January 2014 will bring together policy-makers, experts, creative minds and trend watchers, artists and representatives of European associations and international organisations.

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November  ^

CALL FOR PROPOSALS EAC/S04/2013 - Creative Europe Programme - Organisation and implementation of an annual European Union Prize for rock, pop and dance music

Posted : 29 November 2013

(The European Border Breakers' Awards – EBBA) - The EBBA awards aim to recognize and reward the success of emerging talents in the rock, pop and dance music, who manage to achieve success with their first international release in Europe beyond their home country.

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Four sites recommended for the European Heritage Label for 2013

Posted : 28 November 2013

The selection panel appointed to assess applications for the European Heritage Label has issued its report ...

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Award ceremony celebrating the winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature

Posted : 26 November 2013

The 12 winning authors of the 2013 EU Prize for Literature will be celebrated in a gala award ceremony taking place in Concert Noble in Brussels in the evening of 26 November.

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European Culture Forum 2013: The European Union rendezvous for culture!

Posted : 21 November 2013

The third edition of the European Culture Forum, organised on the 4th, 5th and 6th of November in Brussels, was opened by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission.

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European Year of Citizens 2013

Posted : 21 November 2013

Commissioner Vassiliou to attend the last Belgian Citizens' Dialogue, focused on culture, with Placido Domingo

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Award ceremony for the European Union Prize for Literature 2013

Posted : 20 November 2013

The 12 winners of the European Union Prize for Literature in 2013 will be celebrated and presented with their awards in a ceremony on 26 November in the presence of Ms Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth.

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Commission welcomes approval of Creative Europe Programme by European Parliament and the Council of the EU

Posted : 19 November 2013

European culture, cinema, television, music, literature, performing arts, heritage and related areas will benefit from increased support under the European Commission's new Creative Europe programme which was adopted by the European Parliament on 19 November and the Council of the EU on 5 December.

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Six Italian cities short-listed for European Capital of Culture 2019

Posted : 18 November 2013

The selection panel appointed to evaluate applications from Italian cities for the title of European Capital of Culture 2019 met in Rome from 11 to 15 November and recommended that Cagliari, Lecce, Matera, Perugia, Ravenna and Siena should be short-listed.

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Licences for Europe: industry pledges solutions to make more cultural content available in the Digital Single Market

Posted : 14 November 2013

The closing event of the Licences for Europe stakeholder dialogue, brokered by the European Commission, took place on 13 November in Brussels.

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Mediterranean Economic Week – Androulla Vassiliou in Marseille-Provence, European Capital of Culture

Posted : 13 November 2013

Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, was in Marseille between 5 and 7 November 2013 and took part on 6 and 7 November, in the seventh Mediterranean Economic Week, which included debates on the importance of culture as a factor of economic development.

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Mediterranean Economic Week – Androulla Vassiliou in Marseille-Provence, European Capital of Culture

Posted : 13 November 2013

Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, was in Marseille between 5 and 7 November 2013 and took part on 6 and 7 November, in the seventh Mediterranean Economic Week, which included debates on the importance of culture as a factor of economic development.

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New Eurobarometer survey on cultural participation in Europe

Posted : 05 November 2013

Is Europe becoming a less cultural continent? The findings of a new Eurobarometer survey on cultural access and participation – the first on the topic since 2007 – suggest this may be the case.

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ICT for culture: Winners of @diversity Awards announced

Posted : 05 November 2013

The winners of the @diversity Awards, which recognise outstanding examples of ICT innovation to promote culture, were announced by Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, at the European Culture Forum in Brussels on 4 November.

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ICT for culture: Winners of @diversity Awards announced

Posted : 05 November 2013

The winners of the @diversity Awards, which recognise outstanding examples of ICT innovation to promote culture, were announced by Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, at the European Culture Forum in Brussels on 4 November.

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October  ^

EBBA PUBLIC CHOICE AWARD 2014 – Cast your vote for your favourite EBBA winner!

Posted : 29 October 2013

From 1 November until 20 December 2013, you can vote for the 'Public Choice Award' among one of the winners of the EU Prize for contemporary music - EBBA Awards 2014!

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Final Plenary Meeting of Licences for Europe

Posted : 28 October 2013

13 November 14:00 Brussels

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Pilot Project for a European Platform for Festivals in the field of culture – Selected project

Posted : 23 October 2013

The call for proposals (EAC/S07/2013) was published in April 2013 in view to co-finance a European Platform for festivals. This pilot project seeks to capitalise on the potential of festivals in order to maximise their contribution to various EU policies, including for instance innovation, social inclusion, education and intercultural dialogue.

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President Barroso to open European Culture Forum (4 November)

Posted : 22 October 2013

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will open the 2013 European Culture Forum the Brussels Palais des Beaux Arts (Bozar) on 4 November. The event will gather 1 200 culture practitioners and policy-makers to discuss topical issues on the cultural agenda.

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Information and training about the future Creative Europe Programme

Posted : 18 October 2013

The European Commission attaches great importance to providing accurate information about the forthcoming Creative Europe Programme and it is organising training and communication activities to this end.

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Creativity Works!

Posted : 16 October 2013

Commissioner Vassiliou delivered the key note speech in the launch event of Creativity Works! Coalition on 16 October 2013.

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Call for experts EACEA/2013/1

Posted : 15 October 2013

Call for expressions of interest N° EACEA/2013/01 for the establishment of a list of experts to assist the Education, Audiovisual and Culture executive Agency in the framework of the management of European Union programmes in the field of education, audiovisual, culture, youth, sport, EU aid volunteers, and citizenship or any other programmes delegated to the Agency.

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Winners of the European Border Breakers' Awards 2014 announced

Posted : 14 October 2013

The winners of the 2014 European Border Breakers Awards celebrating the top new talents in European pop music were announced on 15 October by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth and the European music conference and showcase festival Eurosonic Noorderslag.

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Crowdfunding in the EU - exploring the added value of potential EU action

Posted : 11 October 2013

The European Commission launched a consultation inviting stakeholders to share their views about crowdfunding: its potential benefits, risks, and the design of an optimal policy framework to untap the potential of this new form of financing.

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EU Public consultation on the "Experience Economy" as an emerging industry

Posted : 04 October 2013

The aim of the public consultation on the "Experience Economy" as an emerging industry is to better understand the relevance of setting up specific policy initiatives and how to support the development of new industrial value chains.

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Implementing an Action Plan for Design-Driven Innovation

Posted : 04 October 2013

On 23 September 2013 the Commission has published a Staff Working Document "Implementing an Action Plan for Design-Driven Innovation".

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September  ^

The John Lennon educational bus on tour in Europe

Posted : 30 September 2013

The John Lennon educational bus is touring for the first time in Europe and is making a stop in Brussels on 3 and 4 October.

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EU Architecture Prize exhibition in Vilnius (13 September – 25 October 2013)

Posted : 25 September 2013

The exhibition will feature models of the Prize winner and of the Emerging Architect, as well as of the finalists and shortlisted works.

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Winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature announced

Posted : 24 September 2013

The winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature, recognising the best emerging authors in Europe, were announced on 26 September at the opening of the Göteborg Book Fair in Sweden by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth.

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Don't miss out the 2013 European Culture Forum, 4-6 November!

Posted : 24 September 2013

The European Culture Forum is a great opportunity to meet and network, debate key trends and developments in the cultural sector, and help set the agenda for future cultural policy and funding at EU level.

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European Capital of Culture

Leeuwarden to be the European Capital of Culture in the Netherlands in 2018

Posted : 09 September 2013

The Netherlands and Malta are the two Member States hosting a European Capital of Culture in 2018.

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August  ^

European Heritage Days: 50 countries offer free access to historic sites

Posted : 30 August 2013

Launched in 1985, the European Heritage Days have been organised since 1999 as a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe. The cultural events organised during the month-long celebration showcase local skills and traditions, architecture and art, as well as seeking to promote mutual understanding among European citizens.

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The results of the call for proposals for the Special Action for Third Countries are out now!

Posted : 20 August 2013

12 projects receive funding for a total of approximately EUR 2,4 million for cultural cooperation projects between European operators and partners from Australia and Canada.

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Androulla Vassiliou tells Košice it must pull down Roma segregation wall without delay

Posted : 19 August 2013

Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, has sharply criticised the authorities in Kosice (Slovakia) for constructing a wall to segregate the city's Roma community.

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Evaluation of the European Capitals of Culture in 2012, Guimarães (Portugal) and Maribor (Slovenia)

Posted : 09 August 2013

The final report of the external ex-post evaluation of the 2012 European Capitals of Culture (ECoC) is available on-line now.

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July  ^

State aid on Culture and Heritage conservation: Commission's competition service consults on additional categories for revised General Block Exemption Regulation ('GBER – part II')

Posted : 25 July 2013

The GBER sets out the conditions under which categories of state aid can be exempted from prior notification to the Commission.

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Strawberry Hill celebrates EU Prize for cultural heritage/ Europa Nostra Grand Prize in the UK

Posted : 22 July 2013

The Strawberry Hill Trust, which was awarded the prestigious Grand Prix of the 2013 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra in the conservation category in Athens, Greece, in June, celebrates the award locally.

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Creative Europe Programme on track for adoption

Posted : 18 July 2013

On 17 July, the Representatives of the EU Member States agreed on the compromise text of the Regulation establishing the Creative Europe Programme with a view to finalizing agreement with the European Parliament on this European Commission's proposal

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Support for the translation of European literature – Selection results out now!

Posted : 15 July 2013

This year the Culture Programme helps finance the translation of 493 books from one European language into another.

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Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Culture

Posted : 10 July 2013

The very first Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Culture was held on 27-28 June in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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June  ^

Register now for the 2013 European Culture Forum, 4-6 November – Brussels, BOZAR

Posted : 24 June 2013

Don't miss out on the European Commission's key culture event of 2013!

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Apply for the 2014 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards. Deadline: 9/9/13

Posted : 20 June 2013

Each year, the European Union and Europa Nostra reward the best of cultural heritage achievements through the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award.

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EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards: 2013 public choice and Grand Prix winners announced

Posted : 16 June 2013

The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards has been organised by Europa Nostra and the European Commission since 2002. The awards ceremony was held in Athens under the auspices of Karolos Papoulias, president of Greece. The ceremony coincided with Europa Nostra’s 50th Anniversary Congress.

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Unesco: Morocco ratifies the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Posted : 11 June 2013

Morocco has ratified the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, announced in a statement on the 5th of June the Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom to UNESCO.

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EU and Europa Nostra celebrate cultural heritage

Posted : 11 June 2013

The award ceremony of the 2013 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards will take place on 16 June in Athens.

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The European Union celebrates contemporary architecture through the Mies van der Rohe Awards

Posted : 10 June 2013

The ceremony of the European Union Prize for contemporary architecture/ Mies van der Rohe award and the Special Mention for an Emerging Architect took place on 7 June in Barcelona.

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European Capitals of Culture: EU panel recommends Riga and Umeå for €1.5 million Melina Mercouri Prize

Posted : 07 June 2013

The European panel in charge of monitoring preparations by the 2014 European Capitals of Culture, Riga (Latvia) and Umeå (Sweden), has recommended that the European Commission should award them the Melina Mercouri Prize in recognition of the quality of their preparations.

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Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Culture, 28 June 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia

Posted : 06 June 2013

On line registration now open!

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Media and culture programme call for proposals: presentations available online

Posted : 04 June 2013

EuropeAid has published two presentations made during the information session held on 14 May in Brussels on the call for proposals for the regional programme "Media and culture for development in the Southern Mediterranean".

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May  ^

Easier repatriation of illegally removed national treasures

Posted : 31 May 2013

The European Commission is taking new action to help Member States recover national treasures which have been unlawfully removed from their territory.

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@Diversity: a competition for innovative ideas has been launched

Posted : 23 May 2013

The @Diversity Idea Competition was launched on the 21st of May 2013 to explore links between culture and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).

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EU-Brazil Seminar on Culture and Sustainable Development, Brasilia, 21-22 May

Posted : 17 May 2013

On 21-22 May, EU and Brazilian experts, decision-makers and cultural professionals will meet in Brasilia to discuss the role of culture as a catalyst for global governance and development.

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Aarhus and Paphos as European Capitals of Culture 2017, Valletta as European Capital of Culture 2018!

Posted : 17 May 2013

On 17 May, the Council officially designated Aarhus (Denmark) and Paphos (Cyprus) as European Capitals of Culture 2017. 1

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The EU supports four EU Prizes for culture – a report on their impact is now out!

Posted : 15 May 2013

A newly-published report highlights the impact of the four European prizes, in the field of architecture, cultural heritage, literature and pop music, supported through the EU's Culture Programme

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Media and Culture call for proposals: find the answers to your questions

Posted : 15 May 2013

EuropeAid has published a set of questions and answers regarding the call for proposals for the regional programme "Media and culture for development in the Southern Mediterranean", reference EuropeAid/134169/C/ACT/Multi.

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2013 European Culture Forum

Posted : 02 May 2013

On the 4th, 5th and 6th of November, the Culture Forum will launch a debate among 1,200 participants, be one of them!

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European Culture Forum: call for ideas

Posted : 01 May 2013

Do you have an original point you'd like to make about culture? The  European Culture Forum  is coming and we’re looking for inspiration…

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April  ^

Harpa wins European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award 2013

Posted : 29 April 2013

On 29 April, the European Commission and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation announced that Harpa from Reykjavik, Iceland and Nave de Música from Madrid, Spain are the winners of the 2013 EU Prize for contemporary architecture and the Emerging architect special mention.

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Pilot Project for a European Platform for Festivals in the field of culture – Call for proposals just published! Deadline 26 June 2013.

Posted : 26 April 2013

A new call for proposals launched on 26 April 2013.

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Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Culture - Save the date!

Posted : 25 April 2013

The very first Eastern Partnership Ministerial Conference on Culture is foreseen to take place on 27-28 June 2013 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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Media and culture programme call for proposals: deadline extended to 10 June

Posted : 16 April 2013

The European Commission has issued a corrigendum extending the deadline of the call for proposals for the regional programme "Media and culture for development in the Southern Mediterranean", reference EuropeAid/134169/C/ACT/Multi, from 20 May to 10 June among other amendments, as well as a revised indicative timetable.

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European cultural routes. How can they contribute to local development and European identity?

Posted : 16 April 2013

The European Commission is organising, for the second year, an event around the contribution of cultural routes to the tourism in Europe. This year the event will take place in Toulouse, France, from 15 to 17 May and include exhibitions, a European conference and workshops.

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Call for tender: €3 million to support Culture as a vector for development in the southern Mediterranean

Posted : 15 April 2013

The European Commission has launched a call for tender for a €3 million service contract for “Culture for Development in the Southern Mediterranean region” under the reference EuropeAid/133724/C/SER/Multi.

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Winners of EU Prize for Literature at London Book Fair

Posted : 12 April 2013

Authors Anna Kim (Austria) and Sara Mannheimer (Sweden), who were among the winners of the 2012 European Union Prize for Literature, have been invited to the London Book Fair, which opens on Monday 15 April.

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Call for proposals: €9 million to promote media and culture as vectors for development in the Southern Mediterranean

Posted : 10 April 2013

The European Commission has launched a Call for Proposals worth a total of €9 million for the regional programme "Media and culture for development in the Southern Mediterranean" aimed at promoting media and culture as vectors for development in the Southern Mediterranean region.

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Improving procedures for obtaining short-stay ‘Schengen’ visas

Posted : 10 April 2013

Your opinion matters !

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President Barroso on Culture - “Culture: the cement that binds Europe together”

Posted : 05 April 2013

On the 4th of April 2013, on the occasion of the RESEO Spring Conference in Vienna, President Barroso came out strongly in favour of supporting culture in these times of economic crisis.

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VOTE NOW for your favourite winner of the EU Prize for cultural heritage/ Europa Nostra Awards

Posted : 05 April 2013

The Public Choice vote for the winners of the 2013 EU Prize for cultural heritage/ Europa Nostra Awards has just been launched and will be open until 26 May. Make your voice heard and choose your favourite project out of the 30 winners who were unveiled in March.

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The results of the 2012 call for proposals under "Support to European cultural festivals" (strand 1.3.6) are out now!

Posted : 02 April 2013

235 applications were submitted by the application deadline of 5 December 2012. A total of 11 applications were retained for annual support in line with the available budget.

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The results of the 2012 call for proposals under the multi-annual projects (strand 1.1) are out now!

Posted : 02 April 2013

Who got what and how much? Check all the details here. The Culture Programme supports cooperation projects under strand 1.1 "multi-annual projects".

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March  ^

Winners of 2013 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards announced

Posted : 25 March 2013

The winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards were unveiled on 26 March by the European Commission and Europa Nostra.

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European Heritage Label: first pre-selected sites!

Posted : 08 March 2013

The five Member States participating in the selection submitted their proposals of sites ...

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The 2013 European Culture Forum is coming!

Posted : 07 March 2013

On the 4th, 5th and 6th of November, the European Culture Forum will bring together 1,200 participants from cultural civil society, the EU Member States, as well as partner countries, and EU institutions.

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The results of the 2013 call for proposals under "Cooperation projects between organisations involved in cultural policy analysis" - (strand 3.2. of the Culture Programme) are out now!

Posted : 04 March 2013

Who got what and how much?  Check all the details here.

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The results of the 2012 call for proposals under "Cooperation measures (strand 1.2.1 of the Culture Programme) are out now!

Posted : 01 March 2013

Who got what and how much? Check all the details here. The Culture Programme supports cooperation measures under strand 1.2.1

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Results are online for the 2012 calls for proposals for the support to European Cultural Bodies (Strand 2)

Posted : 01 March 2013

The selected European Cultural bodies are supported through an operating grant for the budget year 2013.

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February  ^

Missed the 10th anniversary edition of the European Border Breakers Awards? Watch the show on Youtube

Posted : 21 February 2013

The whole live show is available on Youtube. The ceremony has been broadcast by numerous TV stations and had strong press coverage across Europe.

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European Audiences” conference conclusions online

Posted : 18 February 2013

The conference “European Audiences: 2020 and beyond” took place in October 2012 and brought together some 800 culture professionals in Brussels to discuss about how to engage more meaningfully with the audiences of today and tomorrow.

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The 2013 European Culture Forum is coming!

Posted : 07 February 2013

On the 4th, 5th and 6th of November, the European Culture Forum will bring together 1,200 participants from cultural civil society, the EU Member States, as well as partner countries, and EU institutions.

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Commission launches 'Licenses for Europe' urging industry to deliver innovative solutions for greater access to online content

Posted : 04 February 2013

The European Commission has launched on 4 February a structured stakeholder dialogue, jointly led by Commissioners Michel Barnier (Internal Market and Services), Neelie Kroes (Digital Agenda) and Androulla Vassiliou (Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth), to seek to deliver rapid progress in four areas through practical industry-led solutions.

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January  ^

5 finalists unveiled for the 2013 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award

Posted : 31 January 2013

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced today the five finalists who will compete for the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award.

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C2C wins the EBBA public choice award

Posted : 24 January 2013

The French DJ collective C2C received the EU co-funded EBBA public choice award during a ceremony at the Eurosonic Noorderslag music festival in Groningen (The Netherlands).

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New look for the Open Method of Coordination expert reports on priorities of culture policy

Posted : 15 January 2013

Four new online policy reports on the strategic use of the Structural Funds for culture, access to culture, the mobility of artists & cultural professionals, as well as the mobility of collections have been given a facelift!

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Preparatory Action on Culture in EU External Relations

Posted : 15 January 2013

January 2013 saw the kick-off of a preparatory action in the field of Culture in EU External Relations.

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Launch of a pilot project on the economy of cultural diversity

Posted : 15 January 2013

At the prompting of the EP, an EU funded project launched in January 2013 will test new ways of financing, producing or disseminating cultural content through ICT technologies.

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Marseille and Košice are European Capitals of Culture in 2013

Posted : 14 January 2013

Marseille and Košice have their opening events – marking the beginning of what will be a tremendous year of cultural activities – respectively on 12 and 19 January.

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Commission urges the industry to deliver innovative solutions for greater access to online content

Posted : 09 January 2013

On 18 December, the European Commission adopted a Communication which sets out parallel tracks of action to be undertaken during this Commission's term of office to ensure that the EU's copyright framework remains fit for purpose in the digital environment.

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Celebrating New Musical Talent at the European Border Breakers Awards

Posted : 08 January 2013

The 10 winners of the 2013 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) will receive their awards in a televised ceremony on the opening evening of the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in Groningen, the Netherlands, on Wednesday 9 January 2013.

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