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EFA Round Table with Commissioner Navracsics


The European Festivals meet Commissioner Navracsics

On the 21st of February Commissioner Navracsics took part to the annual round table organised by the European Festivals Association (EFA) in Brussels. EFA is a network of arts festivals across Europe and beyond, financed under Creative Europe.

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


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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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European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage

Rewarding success and excellence in the field of cultural heritage

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Music Moves Europe

Music Moves Europe

EU initiative for dialogue with the music sector

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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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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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Creative Europe Project Results

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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...