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A Culture for Cities and Regions feature film

Cities are drivers of innovative cultural policies that add value to urban and regional development. Increased cultural investments at regional and city levels should be supported through long term programmes at EU level.

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publication date : 04-12-2017

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Local actions, better future. The legacy of Culture for Cities and Regions

Programmes such as Culture for Cities and Regions allow cities to develop and grow. It is imperative therefore that we build on the successes we have already seen and experienced. It is also important that the EU continues to support peer-learning programmes between cities, so they can keep learning from each other This was the main message from Ian Ward, Leader of Birmingham City Council during the conclusions of the Culture for Cities and Regions final event last October. Read the full...

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publication date : 23-11-2017

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Culture and third places in cities: Highlights from the Culture Forum in Ghent

130 representatives from 64 cities met in Ghent on 25-27 October 2017 to discuss the role of culture in shaping third places in cities.

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publication date : 31-10-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

New EUROCITIES study highlights trends and actions on culture in cities' external relations

The EUROCITIES study on ‘Cities’ external cultural relations: trends and actions’ highlights the role of large European cities in external cultural relations. Based on responses from 13 cities, it describes cities’ roles as key actors in the field of external cultural relations, actively developing and maintaining cultural relations with cities around the world.

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publication date : 21-09-2017

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Where the past meets the future: preparations for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

2018 will be the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH); activities and initiatives all around Europe will get people interested and involved in cultural heritage.

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publication date : 21-09-2017

  •  culture
  •  economy

Going global through culture: Check the findings from our study visit in Barcelona and Terrassa!

A group of 30 specialists attended a study visit hosted by Barcelona and Terrassa in June.

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publication date : 14-07-2017

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‘The ideal cultural and creative city is a mix of 8 cities’ - First EC Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor

This first edition of the EC Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor shows how well 168 selected cities in 30 European countries perform on a range of selected indicators grouped along 9 dimensions describing the ‘Cultural Vibrancy’, the ‘Creative Economy’ and the ‘Enabling Environment’ of a city.

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publication date : 06-07-2017

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Mayor of London launches London Borough of Culture scheme

Inspired by the European Capital of Culture and UK city of culture programmes, the London borough of culture scheme aims to strengthen London’s reputation as an international powerhouse for culture, by highlighting the hidden cultural gems across the capital.

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publication date : 30-06-2017

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Art in the public space - we want to hear from you!

In March we launched a new working group on “Public Art”, chaired by the City of Turin. It proposes a platform for all Culture Forum members to discuss, exchange experiences and design new scenarios on art in the public space.

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publication date : 26-06-2017

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Council conclusions on international cultural relations

On 23 May the European Council adopted conclusions on an EU strategic approach to international cultural relations. The conclusions recognise that culture forms part of a strategic and cross-cutting approach to the Union's international relations and highlight the importance of encouraging cultural diversity within the EU.

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publication date : 02-06-2017