Beyond Horizons: focus Ukraine, October 15–19

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Motovila Institute is organizing the study tour for a group of cultural managers, artists and curators from Ukraine, aimed at strengthening cross-border cooperation among cultural operators from Slovenia and Ukraine.

Since 2015, Motovila has established excellent contact and collaboration with the Eastern Partnership of the EU (EaP) in the field of cultural and creative sectors. In 2018, we continue to strengthen cross-border cooperation between Slovenia and the countries of the EaP. Between 15 and 19 October, we host a group of Ukrainian cultural operators (see profiles) at the study tour, entitled Beyond Horizons: focus Ukraine.

The programme of the study tour encompasses individual and group meetings with local CCSs representatives, seminars, trainings, one field trip to visit local cultural scene and a plenty of opportunities for networking and exchanging experiences as well a chance to attend and experience local cultural/artistic events.

Welcome to join the events:

LJUBLJANA, Tue., 16 Oct: Beyond the Cultural Model Conference (9.30–12.30). Venue: MAO.
Eminent guest speakers from the United Kingdom, Sweden and Spain (Catalonia) will present various theoretical and practical approaches in the development of business models in culture.
Event in cooperation with the Center for Creativity.

MARIBOR, Wed., 17 Oct: Seminar on Innovative Communication Approaches in Cultural and Creative Sectors. Registration at full capacity.
Event in cooperation with the Center for Creativity.

LJUBLJANA, Thur., 18. Oct: From Creative Cooperation to the European Capital of Culture. European Capital of Culture is undoubtedly among the best-known measures supported by the EU Creative Europe programme. Slovenia will be hosting the title again in 2025, and the selection procedure is set to begin in 2019. Please register your attendance by Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 12 noon using the online form on the website of CED Slovenia.

LJUBLJANA, Fri., 19 Oct: One-to-one meetings with Slovene cultural operators in DobraVaga (on invitation).

The project is implemented under the Culture Bridges Programme. Culture Bridges is funded by the EU and managed by the British Council in partnership with the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) network in Ukraine.

The REPORT on how we connected the cultural and creative sectors beyond horizons in 2017.
During five-day study study visit to Slovenia, 23 representatives of the cultural sector from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine got to know more than 60 Slovenian organisations and visited 21 cultural spaces or venues. In addition to the capital city, the guests were also introduced to the cultural scenes in the eastern (Maribor) and western (Vipava, Nova Gorica, Šempas and Osek) parts of Slovenia.

Udeleženci študijskega obiska Onkraj horizontov 2017 iz Armenije, Gruzije, Moldavije in Ukrajine.