creativity

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

Une politique culturelle pour l’Union Européenne – La culture peut transformer l’Europe – par Philippe Kern

Le mouvement initié par Kaaczyński, Orban et Salvini fonde la vision d’une Europe « forteresse », close et isolationniste. Dans leur perspective, la célébration des mythes nationaux s’allie avec une vision nationaliste qui touche également les formes d’expressions culturelles. Ils accusent ainsi l’Union Européenne de menacer les identités nationales[1]. Si la politique culturelle a historiquement … Continued

KEA to provide capacity building to increase investment in the Cultural and Creative sectors under the EU Guarantee Facility

On 13 June 2018 the European Investment Fund (EIF) announced the launch of a capacity building programme for financial intermediaries in the Cultural and Creative Sectors (CCS). Selected by the EIF, KEA European Affairs partnered with Deloitte Digital to provide the scheme operating under the Cultural and Creative Sectors Guarantee Facility. The Facility is a … 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

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

KEA calls for a EU budget with meaning

‘The Stars and the Starfish’ by Bleeps. Athens, Greece.   “We have to learn to judge a society on the noise, art and entertainment it makes rather than its statistics.” Jacques Attali   Discussion on the future EU budget has started. The negotiations are decisive for the next programming period (2020-2025) and the implementation of … 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