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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.


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

Culture sub-programme


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

Media sub-programme


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

Cross-sector strand

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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The prize is given to the best new film projects in development supported by Creative Europe.

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Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA)

The Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) was created in 2016 to highlight outstanding diploma projects of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture students from all over Europe and selected third countries. It is granted every even year.

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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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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...