Europe

The State of Presence Report

In times of uncertainty, it is needed to stay aware of the present. Aiming to better understand what is happening now in order to anticipate future behaviour, The Power House, an innovation agency for FashionTech and wearable technology, interviewed people from different disciplines, who have innovative and entrepreneurial spirits, to learn about how they are dealing with the present crisis, and how they are adapting to face the future.

A Cultural Deal for Europe | An online debate

Culture Action Europe (CAE), the European Cultural Foundation, and Europa Nostra are coordinating the European Heritage Alliance and organising the online debate “A Cultural Deal for Europe” that will be held on 18 November 2020 from 15h00 to 17h00 CET.

Make culture central in the EU Recovery | Open letter

In the open letter, published on October 30, 2020, Culture Action Europe, along with other 109 pan-European cultural networks and associations calls the European Union (EU) and EU member states to protect culture as part of the coronavirus recovery plans and dedicate at the very least 2% of national Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) budget to culture and creative sectors.

The Czech theatre streaming platform trying to save an industry

The new Czech streaming service by the name of Dramox, presents some of the best theatre productions Czechia has to offer. In doing so, the platform aims to give back to the struggling industry, while providing Czech theatre goers with a much-needed fix, and maybe even bring over some new, younger fans.

Strategies for the preservation of cultural heritage in health emergency situations

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a direct and indirect impact on the entire spectrum of EU policies in the short, medium and long term, as well as on its external projection. This Symposium will contribute to building the necessary conditions to prevent future pandemics from having the same negative impact on the Cultural Heritage Sector, through the exchange of good practices and dialogues on policies, regulations, as well as standards and protocols.

Food heritage: A Strong Asset for Europe’s Recovery

Slow Food and Europa Nostra launched a joint policy brief on food heritage, to demonstrate the links between food and culture, and to enjoin the EU institutions to better safeguard this intangible heritage, as it constitutes a strong social, economic, and environmental asset for Europe’s post Covid-19 recovery.

Kuvertura

Kuvertura is a game between strangers who like to read and a way to support the small bookstores in the center of Athens, in the era of pandemic and social distancing.

AMA Arts Marketing Festival

The AMA Arts Marketing Festival is built to be experienced entirely online; a space to reflect on challenges, recognise success, and process a year unlike any other.
1 – 2 December 2020

InvestEU – ensuring support for cultural and creative businesses

Liveurope have joined forces with 25 other organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors to address a letter to European Commissioners Thierry Breton (Internal Market) and Paolo Gentiloni (Economy) regarding the EU’s flagship investment programme InvestEU.

weRculture campaign

An initiative where artists and creative workers from UNESCO Creative Cities Network respond to global crisis with video messages.

Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends

The Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends seeks to generate and review policy standards in areas of concern to governments and society, by providing knowledge, statistics, comparisons, resources, thematic sections and more. The country profiles contain information on the historical development, present structure, financial aspects, specific sectors and ongoing debates in national cultural policies.