Advocacy Initiatives

All the initiatives that are aiming at advocating for the sector in a local/national and/or european level.

Live Style Europe Podcast #18 – Secure a Future for Cultural Life in Europe | Live DMA

This month of March 2021 mark the Covid-19 one year anniversary. It’s been exactly a year since all live music venues are shut down, struggling to survive despite some emergency funds provided by the European governments. Gabriele Rosana, Policy Director at Culture Action Europe, answers Live DMA questions about the reopening of cultural venues, in this podcast.

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The Big Freelancer Report

One year on from the beginning of the pandemic, The Big Freelancer Report maps the problems facing the freelance workforce and makes practical recommendations for change.
This report was created by an independent group of performing arts freelancers, supported by Freelancers Make Theatre Work and funded by Arts Council England.


Joint Letter Relaunch of Venues and Events

European Associations from the performing and live music sector address a joint letter to Commissioner Breton (Internal Market).


Secure a future for cultural life in Europe | Open Letter

Following the open letter published by more than 110 pan-European networks on 30 October 2020 “Make culture central in the EU recovery”, the group comes together again to reiterate their call to the national governments and the European Commission.


Estonia: Culture sector proposes crisis exit strategy

More than 320 members of the cultural sector– music, art, performing art, museums, folk art, literature, film and cinema – have suggested a crisis exit strategy and presented it to the minister of culture.


#CulturalDealEU Campaign: A Cultural Deal for Europe

A central place for culture in the EU’s post-pandemic future.