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Participation at the Greek Leader Programme conference: “Investing in Development & Innovation in Rural Areas”

The ELIKONAS – PARNASSOS DEVELOPMENT SA company and local authorities of Viotia Region organised the informative conference titled:”Investing in Development & Innovation in Rural Areas. Held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the “Christos Palaiologos” Conference Center of Livadia, the conference aimed at presenting the axis of the new Local Development Program CLLD LEADER “. LEADER Initiative (Liaisons Entre Actions de Developement de l ‘Economie Rurale – links between actions for the development of the rural economy) in Greece, which was the beginning of a new approach to rural development policy. Through LEADER, integrated and multidisciplinary development was built, while local communities were given the opportunity to design and choose their…

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ELMA panel on best practices & legislations for Live Music Sector in Europe, Milano Music Week

EURICCA’s co-founder Mark Sheridan will attend at the European Live Music Association (ELMA) meeting representing the initiative for the development of a partnership with ELMA partners. With the support of the Italian Association of Live event Promoters adn Producers (assomusica), ELMA partners organise a European panel with distinguished guests to compare the best practices and legislation of Live Music Sector in Europe on the 24th of November during the Milano Music Week and more specifically the Linecheck festival in Milan. A promissing discussion regarding common action strategies that can affect policies and legislation and initial mobility activities to promote the circulation of new and emerging talents and artists. Panel will be hosted  by Greg Parmley –  Managing Director…

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MESO Events participates at the V4 Roundabout music sector accelerator project

V4 Roundabout is a music sector accelerator project that brings music professionals together to enhance interactions between the SME-s of the region. The Visegrad Fund supported project aims to enhance the growth of the music market by bringing 10 professionals plus 2 media representatives from 4 plus one countries together to share informations, pick the best bands to offer, change ideas and pave the way for future businesses. What is V4Roundabout:  a common effort of 4 locally connected and active music facilitators ( export office, conference, music cluster agency…) The B2B aspect…The project has 4 locally connected and active music facilitators as project ambassadors. Each ambassador hand-picks professionals that are eager to expand…

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ELMA Members meeting in Reeperbahn 2017

A year has passed since the last edition of Reeperbahn and this year again, member representatives are gathering in Hamburg. Aside administrative and internal topics, the aims of the meeting will be to validate the strategic development of the projects such as the mobility, mapping and VET activities. It will be an opportunity to plan next steps of on-going partnerships with music networks and communities such as the newly granted ERASMUS project cCLEP (Certified Competences for Live Events Professionals) or the Creative Europe NIMPE project (Network for the Internationalization of Music Producers in Europe) where ELMA members Assomusica, MESO events and RootMusic are involved. It will also be about the preparation of up-coming projects…

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NIMPE partners launch the European Live Music Production sector mapping phase

One of the educational and vocational priorities of NIMPEs mapping project deliverable concerns the mapping of current live music production sector needs, in very different EU member countries, and more precisely, to gather concrete evidences of common problems but also of innovative practices, as to form a micro-model of sustainable solutions for the European Live Music sector. In this direction, NIMPE Initiative deliberately operates as an umbrella network between national Music “Clusters and communities of practice”, gathering public and private organisations data, comments and suggestions. Through mapping, interviewing, meetings and webinar activities, the results gathered will enable NIMPE partners to provide data for policy resolutions, to emphasize on common solutions and support the development of common…

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“Cultural and Creative Industries: When Art meets Entrepreneurship”

Representing ASBL EURICCA and NPO MESO Events, Georges Perot will attend the 5th  conference on Europe, Entepreneurship and Sustainable Development of the House of Europe in Rhodes, as a keynote speaker on CCI importance in correlation with Tourism and sustainable development. The three-day events are co-organized by the House of Europe in Rhodes and Rhodes’ Municipal Cultural Organization of Culture-Sports, will be held in Rhodes, 15-17 March 2017, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Dodecanese and the Museum of Modern Greek Art of Rhodes. The 5th conference for Europe, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development takes place in the context of the commitment of the House of…

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CULTURE and TOURISM: Presentation of Divertimento project during the World Tourism Fair – ITB

Following the collaboration between EURICCA network and CulturePolis regarding the use of Culture as a tool for Touristic development, the first results of the European project Divertimento  were successfully presented during the World Tourism Fair ITB, which was held on 8-12 March 2017 in Berlin. Georges Perot attended on behalf of ASBL EURICCA  to underline the connections between CCI, Cultural Entrepreneurship, heritage and alternative touristic strategies for the sustainable development of local communities. The official presentation took place on 08.03.2017 in the Italian pavilion,  thanks to region of Campania’s hospitality. The presentation  was opened by the Italian Minister of Heritage, culture and tourism. During the event,  Aldo di Russo (unicity partner)…

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Network for the Internationalization of Music Producers in Europe (NIMPE)

The European Research and Innovation Agency for Cultural Clusters has made a partnership with a newly funded EU project from the Creative Europe Programme (2014 -2020) called NIMPE, the Network for the Internationalisation of Music Producers in Europe. Coordinator: Assomusica Associazione (IT) Partners: Den Selvejende Institution Swinging Europe (DK), Društvo Študentski kulturni center (SI), M.E.S.O. Music Events (GR), Root Music LTD (UK), Technopole Quimper-Cornouaille (FR) NIMPE is a project that aims at supporting the internationalisation of live music and events enterprises (especially young and newly started enterprises) within Europe, trying to overcome the difficulties encountered by the sectors operators and suggesting competitive models to be tested and assessed and then shared amongst…

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Believing in Human Capital – A new university is born

EURICCA is proud to announce its up-coming partnership with the Djagora University, Coming from the African name for shepherd, Diagora University was founded in the beginning of 2015, aiming to support the global economic health through education. Quotes from the university: We believe that individuals are, and should be educated to create values for themselves, their family, their community, the environment they live in, and their country. Djagora University (DjU) is an independent higher education institution, accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education of Senegal. Mission Djagora University mission is to empower its students by creating an environment that allows and guides them to develop their passions, critical thinking, compassion, and orientation…