Organisation and implementation EU Prize for Literature

The next four editions of the EU Prize for Literature (2015-2018) will be implemented by the Federation of European Publishers, the European Writers' Council, and the European and International Booksellers Federation.


European film in the digital era

A new EU film strategy launched on 15 May 2014 aims to boost cultural diversity and competitiveness in the digital era.


European Capitals of Culture: EU panel recommends Melina Mercouri Prize to Mons and Plzeň

The European panel in charge of monitoring preparations by the 2015 European Capitals of Culture, Mons, Belgium, and  Plzeň, Czech Republic, has recommended that both should receive the Melina Mercouri Prize in recognition of the quality of their preparations. The prize amounts to €1.5 million for each city, to be paid under the EU Creative Europe programme.


Call for applications: expert group on crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is an important tool to foster cultural diversity and a viable source of finance for the cultural organisations and creative SMEs. The Commission has launched a call with a view to selecting members of an Informal Expert Group on crowdfunding. Deadline 16 May.