How to convince the creative investor?[1]

The ambition of the European Union is to address the EUR 8 billion funding gap which is preventing the cultural and creative sector (CCS)[2] from growing, creating more jobs and stimulating economic and social renaissance. The European CCS is world leader in creativity but lacks the capacity to scale-up largely because of a deficiency in … Suite

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 … Suite

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 … Suite

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 … Suite

Cities are driving new cultural policies

  Study visit in Dundee. © Culture for Cities and Regions In the follow-up to the EU Culture Forum, Anna Lisa Boni – Secretary General of EUROCITIES and Philippe Kern – Managing Director of KEA European Affairs discuss the transformation of cultural policies in cities. Culture is everywhere. It reaches out well beyond museums, heritage … Suite

Meet the speakers and guests @ b.creative Shanghai

In the context of the China – EU Cultural Summit, b.creative Shanghai, will gather creative entrepreneurs, designers, architects, cultural professionals and policy makers from around the world to consider Creative Entrepreneurship and Urban Challenges. Check out the b.creative Shanghai programme   Commissioner Navracsics to award the b.creative challenge prize   Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for … Suite

Sofia: private and public funds for innovation in culture

The Culture for Cities and Regions project is organising a three-day study visit to Sofia (19-22 April 2016) to explore how culture and cultural investment can influence social inclusion, social innovation and intercultural dialogue. The study visit will aim at facilitating peer-learning between 20 representatives of cities and regions from all over Europe. This is … Suite