Thanks to the cooperation with the donor state programme partner the Arts Council Norway, an information seminar was organized for cultural operators from Norway interested in cooperation with the Czech Republic. The seminar was held in Oslo, Norway on 14 February 2019.
The match-making seminar in the area of cultural heritage under the Programme Culture will be held in the National Technical Museum in Prague (Kostelní 42, Prague 7) on 27 May 2019. The seminar is organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage. The aim of the seminar is to enable meeting between the applicants in the area of cultural heritage and potential project partners from donor states. It shall facilitate first contacts and enhance further cooperation and partnership in planned projects.
A ceremonial opening of the Programme Culture will be held in Prague on 28 May 2019. The programme will support the revitalization of the cultural heritage, its innovative use and various cultural and creative activities in cooperation with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
Planned Timeline of the programme "Culture" (2019 - 2021).
The study trip focusing on selected technical and industrial cultural monuments in Norway was organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic and The Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage the donor programme partner on 28-30 November 2018
In order to raise awareness about the Czech Culture Programme among Norwegian cultural and artistic operators, the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Arts Council Norway, Arts and Theatre Institute and the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic is going to organize an information seminar in Oslo, Norway. The seminar is open to all potential project partners from Norway in the area of contemporary art.
The Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage announced on 18 October 2018 the call for participants of the study trip in Norway. Due to the limited capacity, all participants were confirmed. New applications will not be subjected to evaluation due to limited capacity and budget of the study trip.
With regards to future open calls in the area of the cultural heritage, the participation at the international conference: FOCAL POINT: UPCYCLING CULTURAL HERITAGE.
The long term objectives of the EEA and Norway Grants are to reduce economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and to strengthen bilateral relations between the donor (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and beneficiary states.
The Arts Council Norway and The Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage organized a kick-off event „Over alle grenser! Kultursamarbeid i Europa“ (Across All Borders! Cultural Cooperation in Europe) that took place in Oslo in the end of May 2018.