European Culture Forum: 29-30 September 2009 in Brussels

25 June 2009

The European Culture Forum on 29-30 September aims to bring together around 600 participants from culture civil society, Member States and EU institutions to take stock of progress in implementing the European Agenda for Culture. The Culture Programme Conference “Culture in Motion” on Monday 28 September will present past and ongoing projects (funded by Culture 2000 and the Culture Programme 2007-2013), encouraging exchange of experience and good practice between cultural operators. • Be present at the first ever EU Prize for Literature award ceremony attended by European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and Culture Commissioner Jan Figel' • Follow the debate in the European Culture Forum, together with participants from culture, civil society, Member States and EU institutions • Meet and share experiences with project promoters within your area of interest in interactive workshops • Visit the dynamic project exhibition • Find new partners • Enjoy excellent musical performances by prize-winning artist Jordi Savall, teaming up with European orchestras • Make a date with a Commission official and pose that question you've always wanted to ask • Are you a journalist? Don't miss President Barroso's press conference following the award ceremony on Monday 28 September More information – including the draft programme and information on how to register – will be published on the Commission’s DG Culture website! (source: DG Culture website) Related news: EFA gives visibility to its projects at EU Conference "Culture in Motion" (16 December 2008)