25 representatives from seventeen institutions and organizations from Serbia participated in the seminar for preparation of project proposals for the Creative Europe programme, which was organized on 16th and 17th September 2015 in the Centre for commercial and technological development of AP Vojvodina on Andrevlje. Among them were representatives of the Art Academy of the University of Novi Sad, organization Druid grupa from Novi Sad, organization Flow&etc from Stara Pazova, organization ARTRUST from Subotica, Gallery of Matica Srpska from Novi Sad, Centre for producing knowledge and skills from Novi Sad, Paper theatre Kamisibaj from Vršac, Association Oktopus from Belgrade, Association Kikinda Short from Kikinda, Centre for promotion of human and minority rights and sustainable development “Human District“ from Belgrade, Centre for artistic education 122 Šumatovačka St from Belgrade, Theatre Ujvideki Szinhaz from Novi Sad, Civil association Obrazovni impuls from Bečej, City library from Pančevo, County national library “Veljko Petrović“ from Žabalj, Institute for culture of Vojvodina Rusyns from Novi Sad, Gallery Bel Art from Novi Sad and organization Etnofest from Subotica.
The programme of the seminar included presenting the Creative Europe programme with a special focus on the current competition for projects of European cooperation, presenting the competition procedure and the documents necessary for applying, developing the idea and the concept of a project where more was said about the international structure and the European dimension of projects, lectures on creative strategies – i.e. the ways of creating project ideas in culture and art, managing projects, financial planning and principles of budget defining. Participants of the seminar had an opportunity receive suggestions and specific advice through presenting their project proposals and active analysis and discussion with lecturers with the aim of developing and improving certain project elements so the proposed projects would answer the aims and priorities of the Creative Europe programme as successfully as possible.
The lecturers on the seminar were team members of the Desk Creative Europe Serbia’s Antenna, Dragana Srećkov, Jovana Rapajić, Luka Kulić, and also prof. dr Jovan Čekić from the Faculty for Media and Communication from Belgrade and Marija Popović.