Culture Desk Serbia and the EU Info Centre in Belgrade are organising a presentation of current opportunities to receive financial support in the field of cultural heritage and creative industries. The event is intended for cultural institutions and organisations intending to apply for competitions within different programmes of the European Commission: Creative Europe (sub-programme Culture) and Europe for Citizens.
Dimitrije Tadić, the Head of the Creative Europe Desk Serbia and Sanja Atanasković Opačić, the Head of the Group for International Cooperation and European Integration of the Office for Cooperation with Civil Society will speak about the propositions of the competition and participation possibilities for domestic cultural institutions and organisations.
The programme will present the following competitions:
• Cultural and Creative Cities and Spaces, inter-sector call of the Creative Europe programme
• European Memory, within the programme Europe for Citizens
• Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation, within the Europe for Citizens programme
The presentation will take place on Tuesday, 23rd January at 12 p.m. in the EU Info Centre in Belgrade (7 Kralja Milana St).
Creative Europe is a programme of the European Commission for support to the cultural sector and audio-visual activities. With the budget of 1.46 billion Euros it supports initiatives of the cultural sector promoting European cooperation, literary translation and establishment of networks and platforms, and also initiatives of the audio-visual sector promoting development, distribution and accessibility of audio-visual works. The programme consists of two sub-programmes: Culture, for the promotion of the cultural sector, and MEDIA for the support to the audio-visual sector.
Europe for Citizens is a programme of the European Union and it has the aim of promoting European identity and European citizenship. It is designed in a way that promotes cooperation between participatory countries in various fields related to shared policies. The Office for Cooperation with Civil Society is the national point of contact for the implementation of the Europe for Citizens programme.