creative entrepreneurs

b.creative goes to South Korea

b.creative is proud to partner with Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) and the Korean Ministry of Culture to contribute to Startup:CON 2018 in Seoul on 19-20 November 2018. STARTUP:CON is an annual conference organised by KOCCA dedicated to culture and creative entrepreneurship. It will be attended by more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and start-ups from South … Continued

Communiqué 28 September 2018 – The European Parliament publishes a report on the mobility of artists and culture professionals delivered by KEA

KEA just completed a new research commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The research entitled ‘Mobility of artists and culture professionals – towards a European policy framework’ will be presented at the CULT Committee meeting on 10 … Continued

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

Communiqué 28 June 2018 – The European Parliament unveils KEA Study on the Future of Creative Europe

On 19 June 2018, KEA presented in the European Parliament its research on Creative Europe: Towards the Next Programme Generation, commissioned and managed by the Policy Department for Structural & Cohesion Policies, on behalf of the European Parliament Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). The presentation took place during an exchange of views between the … Continued

KEA contributes to Orfeo & Majnun, an ambitious artistic project to stimulate intercultural dialogue and community participation

Orfeo & Majnun is an inclusive, intercultural and multilingual music theatre project developed with a participatory community-driven approach by La Monnaie / De Munt (Belgium), Wiener Konzerthaus (Austria), Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (France), Valletta 2018 (Malta), Krakowskie Biuro Festiwalowe (Poland), Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal) and Operadagen Rotterdam (the Netherlands). This is a €4 million ambitious project … Continued

For Culture to Contribute to the European Project !

KEA joins the call from Europe’s cultural & creative sectors to make culture more central to EU policies. The European Commission is about to present its draft Regulation for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework. In this context, the cultural and creative industries  are requesting more attention from policy makers on the potential for cultural workers … Continued

Cultural & creative entrepreneurs call for improved mobility for market exploration and development

KEA reports on the ‘International mobility of creative entrepreneurs’ survey.   Conducted among members of the b.creative network in February 2018, the consultation will inform the development of a European Mobility Fund for Arts and Culture[1] from cultural and creative entrepreneurs’ point of view with the following main messages: Cultural and creative entrepreneurs call for … Continued

b.creative – Probably the largest network of creative entrepreneurs in the world!

  The b.creative event in Shanghai enabled to acknowledge the constitution of a wide international network of creative entrepreneurs as a result of the two-year European project Creative Tracks: a directory of 2,500 contacts of professionals of the culture and creative industries 2,870 Facebook fans 1,060 Twitter followers 1,000 platform profiles In Europe only, the … Continued

Successful edition of b.creative in Shanghai

b.creative – the global event for creative entrepreneurship – took place in Shanghai on 15 November 2017. The conference was organised in the context of the High Level People to People Dialogue (HPPD) Summit on Education, Culture and Youth strengthening cultural relations between the European Union and China. Vice-Premier Liu Yendong and Tibor Navracsics, EU … Continued

Experiences in cultural differences – From culture policy to managing cultural gaps or cultural diversity in practice.

As b.creative Shanghai is approaching, KEA reveals 6 lessons from a 10-years experience in China. As a cultural policy expert, I have been fortunate to experience China at the invitation of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. Since 2007 I have been visiting the country frequently and observed its transformation initially from Beijing and then from … Continued