Creative Europe Forum 2017

Creative Europe Forum is organised annually in April and is the largest international conference of the Creative Europe Desk Serbia dedicated to promoting the Creative Europe programme and the topic of regional cooperation as a strategy of European cultural development. The topic of the Forum will be covered on two levels: cooperation of the region and the territories in Europe on the macro and the micro level; cooperation and repositioning of countries of South Eastern Europe. Apart from the topic of European regional cooperation, participants of the Forum should recognise the strengths and peculiarities of the cultural and creative sector of the region, answer how can the region develop its cultural recognisability, whether it can use the good and bad experiences of other European regions such as the Scandinavian, Baltic or Central European one, what are the best opportunities for the development of South Eastern Europe and what is the place of the Creative Europe programme in this process.

With the aim of joint defining of recommendations for the development of the South Eastern Europe region within the Forum, Creative Europe Desk Serbia conducted the research (Re)positioning of the South Eastern European region through culture. Apart from debates, within the Forum there will be: project presentations of organisations from Serbia that won support of the Creative Europe programme, training on applying for the programme, training for cultural professionals conducted by a group of leading French experts, legal and accounting advice sessions.

Four accompanying programmes will be organised as a part of the Forum: the programme for young and future cultural professionals (in cooperation with the University of Arts in Belgrade), the programme – dissonant heritage and regional cooperation (cooperation with the organisation Europa Nostra Serbia), European Capitals of Culture (in cooperation with Creative Europe Desk Greece and Foundation Novi Sad 2021) and Forum français (in cooperation with the French Institute and Relais culture Europe, Paris).

Creative Europe Forum 2017 will be held 18th-21st April 2017 at the premises of the Belgrade Youth Centre, European Centre for Culture and Debate Grad, Ilija M. Kolarac Foundation, Gallery Zvono, Aeroklub, French Cultural Centre in Belgrade, EU Info Centre in Belgrade.

Creative Europe Desk Serbia, together with its partners Antenna of Creative Europe Culture Desk Serbia and Media Desk Serbia is inviting you to attend!

You may download the Programme of the Creative Europe Forum 2017  here.