Photo competition “Europe’s culture close to you”: Meet the Greek winner!

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The photo competition was part of the European Commission’s social media campaign “Europe’s culture close to you”, focusing on sustainable cultural tourism in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The objective of the campaign was to highlight local, regional and European heritage and culture, encouraging Europeans to explore offerings close to their homes. The social media team […]

European Heritage Days (2020)

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The European Heritage Days, a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Commission since 1999, are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural events in Europe. The pan-European nature of the programme contributes to bringing citizens together and highlighting the European dimension of cultural heritage in the 50 signatory States of the European […]

Implementing Steps to Develop and Promote European Music Export

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The purpose of this tender is to generate knowledge and spread understanding about as well as explore new approaches for the export of European music by piloting some actions of the strategy. The results will inform possible future actions to implement the sectorial support for music and international dimension of the future Creative Europe Programme […]

Pilot Project – Measuring the Cultural and Creative Sectors in the EU

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The work to be carried out through this pilot project should elaborate a statistical framework for measuring cultural and creative sectors in the EU. The EU has strong and vibrant cultural and creative industries. These are not only essential for Europe’s cultural diversity, strengthening social cohesion and increasing Europe’s attractiveness internationally. They are also one […]

Europe’s Culture – close to you

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The European Commission launches a social media campaign focusing on sustainable cultural tourism. With the slogan Europe’s Culture – close to you this campaign promotes the re-discovery of Europe’s diverse treasures, both natural and cultural. The aim is to encourage Europeans to discover the beauty and richness of destinations close to their homes, in a […]

I-Portunus third Call: Greece in the top ten of valid applications

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The results of the valid applications for the third Call of the European Commission’s Mobility scheme for artists and cultural professionals, I-Portunus, have been announced. According to them, valid applicants who reside in Greece have made it to the top ten. More specifically, the top 10 countries of residence of applicants are Germany (71 valid […]

The new mobility scheme for artists and/or cultural professionals

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The Directorate-General of Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG EAC) of the European Commission is launching the new mobility scheme for artists and/or cultural professionals. This Call for Proposals is the second initiative taken by the European Commission in organising mobility for artist, attempting to address these shortcomings and in line with the 2019 Annual Work […]