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Capacity building activities for European Capitals of Culture

This call aims to create a pool of expertise and provide capacity building services and peer-learning activities to upcoming European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). It shall also provide useful information, contacts and training to the ECOC delivery...

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Launch of new EU prize: Music Moves Europe Talent Awards

At the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg (Germany), the new Music Moves Europe Talent Awards, the annual EU prize for popular and contemporary music, has been launched presenting the 24 nominees of the first edition to the public.

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Creative europe strands

Creative Europe is divided into two sub-programmes, Culture and MEDIA, and is supported by a cross-sectoral strand.


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Culture sector initiatives, such as those promoting cross-border cooperation, platforms, networking, and literary translation.

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Audiovisual sector initiatives, such as those promoting the development, distribution, or access to audiovisual works.

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A cross-sectoral strand, including a Guarantee Facility and transnational policy cooperation.

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Creative Europe Prizes and initiatives

Actions, initiatives, and prizes, including European Capitals of Culture and the European Heritage Label, designed to reward achievement, highlight excellence, and raise awareness of Europe's culture and heritage.

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EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award

EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award has been awarded since 2001 to reward excellence in architectural works built in Europe. It also highlights the contribution of quality architecture to sustainable development and citizens' well-being.

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European Heritage Days

European Heritage Days

A locally-led initiative which provides access to thousands of rarely opened sites and unique events to over 20 million people every year.

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Premio de Literatura de la Unión Europea

The European Union Prize for Literature is an annual initiative to recognise the best emerging authors in Europe.

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The EU prize for popular and contemporary music

An EU initiative designed to support emerging talent and promote and celebrate the richness of the European repertoire.

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Creative Europe Project Results

Here you can find project information and results of projects supported by the European Commission under the current Creative Europe programme and under the previous Culture 2007-2013 programme.

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The Sound Routes - music surmounting language barriers to engage refugees

On the first Thursday of every month, new interpretations of popular Arab songs and traditional works are brought to the stage at Werkstatt Der Kulturen in Berlin, performed by musicians who have fled to Germany as refugees.

This concert series – known as the Arab Song Jam - owes its format from the black American jam session culture of the 1940s. The first set of the evening is presented by a regular trio or quartet, while the second set is open to all musicians new to the city who are familiar with a repertoire of...