Advocacy Initiatives

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

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.



Pearle* urges EU and its Member States to take scientific evidence into account and open up the live performance sector to audiences.


NEMO publishes detailed overview of museum reopenings in Europe

NEMO has gathered information about museum reopenings and closures from 31 European countries. The overview lists details about reopenings, political and sector communication as well as hygiene measures. The overview is accompanied by a NEMO statement calling for museums to reopen and get support to stay open.