We are inviting you to the round table “The Importance of Harmonising the Public and the Civil Sector in Directing Cultural Policies” organised by the Antenna of the Creative Europe Desk as an integral part of the Creative Europe Desk Serbia.
The aim of the round table is the exchange of experiences of organisations of the public and the civil sector, emphasising the importance of multi-sector partnerships and finding mechanisms for joint directing of cultural policies.
The round table will be held on Thursday, 22nd December 2016, starting at 11 a.m. in the small hall number 3 of the Assembly of AP Vojvodina in no street number Vladike Platona St in Novi Sad.
The Central Institute for Conservation in Belgrade in cooperation with the Institute for Nuclear Research Vinča, Institute for Physics and the company Neir from Split, organised a seminar on 15th and 16th December 2014 with the title of Modern Approach to Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage: a synergy of art, science and technology.
The core aim of the seminar was presenting the possibilities, human resources and equipment for the application of modern technology and methodologies in the protection of cultural heritage of networked institutions in Serbia – Institute for Nuclear Research Vinča (Belgrade), Institute for Physics (Belgrade) and the Central Institute for Conservation (Belgrade), followed by the presenting of results in conserving and restoring cultural heritagy of company Neir from Split which has been successfully working in this field for the past 20 years and which is a pioneer in the application of modern technology and scientific methods in conservation and restoration.
Also, topics covered included presenting perspectives, possibilities and propositions of joint acting in domestic and European calls for projects concerning conservation and restoration of cultural heritage. The Head of the Creative Europe Desk Serbia presented the possibilities offered by the sub-programme Culture of Creative Europe in terms of strengthening this field.
A presentation of the Creative Europe programme was held as a part of the training of the Fund “European Affairs” of AP Vojvodina, taking place from 14th – 16th December 2016. Since attendees of the training are women entrepreneurs who showed interest for the topic of culture, a part of the time is devoted to presenting the potentials, aims and priorities of the programme.
Representatives of the Antenna of the Creative Europe Desk Serbia spoke about the Creative Europe programme and all important questions related to applying: what are all the existing kinds of competitions and for whom they are intended; how and where to find partners; what are the priorities of the programme and how to design a project in accordance with them; which are all the projects that won support and why.
Special attention was given to creative industries as one of the priorities of the Creative Europe programme.
The Antenna of the Creative Europe Desk Serbia organised a seminar for project preparation on 8th and 9th December in the Centre for Commercial Technological Development of Vojvodina – Andrevlje.
The aim of the seminar was the development of project ideas and preparation of project propositions to apply for the Creative Europe programme, raising the programmatic-organisational capacities of institutions and organisations from Serbia, but also contributing to demetropolisation in the field of culture. Apart from this, the seminar was organised with the aim to enhance communication, cooperation and exchange of experiences of representatives from cultural institutions and organisations from cities and municipalities of Serbia.
The programme of the seminar encompassed the presentation of the Creative Europe programme, presentation and analysis of creative strategy, development of a project idea concept with which one can apply for the programme, followed by detailed exploration of topics of financial planning of projects and project management, and also the complete competition procedure and the mandatory accompanying documents when applying to the programme were presented.
The seminar also included the analysis of project proposals of participants, i.e. it offered and opportunity to participants to receive suggestions and specific advice through presentations of their project proposals and active analyses and discussion with lecturers with the aim of developing and improving particular project elements so that the proposed projects would be as successful as possible in answering to the aims and priorities of the Creative Europe programme.
The total of 26 participants from different cultural institutions participated in the seminar. Among them there were representatives of the provincial administration (the Provincial Secretariat for Culture, Public Information and Relations with Religious Communities), museums (the Museum of Vojvodina), galleries (the Matica Srpska Gallery), theatres (Serbian National Theatre), libraries (Library of the City of Pančevo and the Municipal National Library Žabalj), cultural centres (Cultural Centre “Mladost“ Futog and the Cultural-Educational Centre “Vuk Karadžić“ Plandište), but also representatives from organisations of the civil society (Paper Theatre “Kamisibaj“ from Vršac, the International Music Centre Zrenjanin, “Pečat“ Zrenjanin, Music Youtha Zrenjanin, “Danubius“ Novi Sad, Newspapers Association of Rusyns (NAR) Novi Sad, Youth Theatre “Mišolovka“ Novi Sad and Akademska Knjiga Novi Sad).