news for Culture for cities and regions

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  •  environment

Towards greener cultural activities in cities

On July 18-20 34 participants from 14 cities and 8 European cultural organisations attended a EUROCITIES study visit in Leeuwarden, European Capital of Culture 2018. The visit focused on greening cultural events and on how culture drives innovation, socio-economic change and sustainability.

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publication date : 28-08-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Cities4Europe - Interview with the Mayor of Oulu and the Mayor of Strasbourg

The Mayor of Oulu, Päivi Laajala and the Mayor of Strasbourg Roland Ries have answered our questions on the 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens' campaign.

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publication date : 17-04-2018

  •  culture

Your opinion on the European Heritage Label

A consultation by the European Commission aims to collect views about the functioning and results of the European Heritage Label action.

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publication date : 30-03-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy

Future creative cities - Why culture is a smart investment for cities

Our new report reflects on innovative local cultural policies and sets out a vision for the future of cultural and creative place-making at local and regional levels.

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publication date : 16-03-2018

  •  culture

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

  •  culture

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

  •  culture

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

  •  culture

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