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Opening of the Programme Culture

Dept 58 - International Relations
Dept 58 - International Relations

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Updated 3-5-2019
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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.

In case you are interested in participation, please register via this this form (in Czech) by 20 May. Expecting the high interest, please register max. 1 person/organization. It is possible to add a note and a contact on another participant in the form. The participation of the second person will be confirmed based on the available capacity.

The conference will take place in the undergrounds of the former House of Art Industry – DUP39), in the premises of the Theatre X10 (Charvátova 10/39, Praha 1). The translation will be provided.

Expected agenda of the conference:

8:45                  Registration with Morning Coffee
9:30 – 9:50       Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:50 – 10:05
     Presentation of the Programme

  • Main aims and the strategy of the programme including the managing structure, areas of support, specific concerns, planned open calls and timeline.

10:05 – 10:25    Area of Support: Revitalization of Cultural Heritage

  • Presentation of main aims, open calls and the pre-defined project (eligible applicants and partners, eligible activities, grant size, timing).

10:25 – 10:50    Area of Support: Contemporary Arts

  • Presentation of main aims, open calls and the pre-defined project (eligible applicants and partners, eligible activities, grant size, timing).

10:50 – 11:05    Break
11:05 – 11:20    Area of Support: Professional Art and Cultural Criticism

      • Presentation of main aims, open calls and the pre-defined project (eligible applicants and partners, eligible activities, grant size, timing).

11:20 – 11:35    Area of Support: Capacity Building of Professional Umbrella Associations, Networks and Platforms

      • Presentation of main aims, open calls and the pre-defined project (eligible applicants and partners, eligible activities, grant size, timing).

11:35 – 11:50    Bilateral Cooperation: Support for Partner Search and Arranging Cooperation

      • Main aims and strategy, possibilities for partner search and arranging cooperation.

11:50 – 12:35    Lunch
12:35 – 13:45    Bilateral Cooperation with Donor States

      • Cooperation with Iceland
        Tips and recommendations by Ragnhildur Zoega - The Icelandic Centre for Research
      • Cooperation with Liechtenstein
        Tips and recommendations by Arno Oehri - Communication Officer for EEA Grants Culture in Liechtenstein)
      • Cooperation with Norway in Contemporary Art
        Tips and recommendations by Anna Benedicte Stigen - Arts Council Norway)
      • Cooperation with Norway in Cultural Heritage
        Tips and recommendations by Vegard Beggard - The Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage)

 13:45 – 14:30 Networking with refreshments

In case of queries regarding the opening conference, please contact Suzana.Jovasevicova@mfcr.cz.

On the previous day, on Monday 27 May 2019 the Match-making seminar in the area of cultural heritage is organized. The seminar takes place in the National Technical Museum in Prague. The aim of this 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. More information about this event is here.