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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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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  held on 8-12 March 2017 in Berlin. 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) presented EUROTHENTICA trilogy, including:  “Cultural trails – ibook / epub – heritage games” which  aims to promote 70 destinations with distinctive cultural identity and heritage through the use…

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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…

German Federal Association for Sustainability

Sustainable Urban Development | German Federal Association for Sustainability

Following a meeting between representatives of both networks in march 2015 in Athens and stepping on the mutual aims of both organisations especially in terms of social cohesion, it was agreed that a common initiative will be developed between EURICCA and the German Federal Association for Sustainability aiming to anchor sustainable action in cultural, social, environmental, economic and participatory ways in all areas of society. The German Federal Association for Sustainability is an civil society organized interest group on the level of a national non-governmental organisation (NGO) which considers itself complementary to the German Council for Sustainable Development, founded in 2001 by the Federal Government. In this form GFAS is the first…

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20th anniversary of the European Music Day Association

In 2015, Music Day events will coincide with the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of Budapest which created the European Network of the Music Day Organisers (EMD) but it will also mark the 30th  anniversary since the 1st European Capital of Culture which was Athens in 1985. Considering those very symbolic opportunities, the Greek delegation proposed the organization of a special European framework of activities and events for the celebration of these important anniversaries in Greece and more specifically in Athens. Our partners thoughts were inspired by the vision of Melina Mercouri and the reasons that created the concept of the European Capitals of Culture, when back in 1983, she…

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Creative and Cultural Industries: The Music Sector

Music is one of the highest forms of expressions, one of the major Creative & Cultural industries and its wider sense (Music Industries) figures as one of the major international business sectors. Even during the financial crisis, the opportunities in music are sizeable. During the Cultural Forum for Europe in Lisbon (September 2007), the European Music Office (EMO) reiterated how music is one of the highest expressions of Europe’s diversity, to be developed within the enlarged context of “cultural industries”. In fact, during 2012 European Music Day Association (EMDA) General Assembly (Brussels- March), it was pointed out that there is an increasing organization of Cultural Seminars, Learning & training courses,…

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ECLEE, or how to bridge the gap between education and industry

EURICCA is proud to announce its collaboration with the European Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship Education (ECLEE) As an independent institution, ECLEE bridges the gap between education and industry by helping today’s students get the international skills that global companies urgently need in tomorrow’s workforce. The European Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship Education (ECLEE) is an independent training, education and research institution specialized in curriculum innovation, continuing education, and workforce development. We bridge the missing links between academia and industry by teaching cultural diversity, leadership, management, people skills, and international business—all while helping our students find their passion, self-confidence, and voice to be tomorrow’s leaders. Based in Lille, France, we…