European Cultural Foundation

Jan van Goyenkade 5
1075 HN Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 573 3868

More about European Cultural Foundation at the Power of Culture

ArtEast and Cascoland, 'the real Kirgizian artists'

September 2009 -

Art students from Kirgizia and artists from Dutch Cascoland presented their 'interventions in public space' during Boom-Boom, the fourth International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Bishkek, August 2009.

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Pichet Klunchun continues to invest in contemporary Thai dance

December 2008 -

The recently awarded Thai choreographer works all over the world, besides promoting the dance culture in his own country.

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Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands: "Cultural cooperation and exchange are essential"

December 2008 -

Princess Laurentien on the importance of culture for social development and her chairwomanship of the European Cultural Foundation ECF.

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Curiosity without borders: revolution in Dutch art world

April 2008 -

A Curiosity Manifesto and improved cooperation between the organisations were the results of the Unlimited Curiosity symposium held on 31 March 2008.

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Open Society Institute

August 2007 -

The brainchild of American billionaire and political activist George Soros is working on an autonomous and innovative arts sector.

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The European Union

March 2007 -

For the European Union, culture and development mainly exist to promote trade relations and economic co-operation. The new member states have not made the arts their main concern either. However, one exception to this is the European policy for the ACP countries.

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Workshop on new cultural policy for the Balkans

November 2006 -

The workshop Cultural Politics as Crisis Management took place September 21 -23, 2006 in the Kosova capital Pristina.

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LabforCulture.org

july 2006 -

Cultural cooperation within Europe, exchange, dialogue and debate across national borders.

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Living in Eastern European border areas

January 2006 -

In the Zona project, young journalists investigate how the accession of the ten new member states to the EU in 2004 has affected the daily life of those people living close to the EU border in the Baltic states and in countries such as Poland, Belorussia, the Ukraine and Moldavia.

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photo: Jan Brykczynski