Join the festival community: applications for EFFE Label 2017 are open

EFFE is a festival community connecting festivals from different art disciplines across Europe. The application for the EFFE Label 2017-2018 is open until 17 February. The Label recipients benefit from increased visibility, new networking opportunities, belonging to a community of art festivals, and get recognition for their outstanding values. Apply now!


Coaching Kaunas to put creativity and cooperation at the heart of the city's cultural strategy

Early December a group of four Culture for Cities and Regions coaches, including peers from Birmingham and Lisbon, visited Kaunas to help the city deal with two main issues: improve cooperation between Kaunas City and Kaunas District; and valorise the modernist heritage of the city. The city is shortlisted to become European Capital of Culture in 2022. The current period therefore represents for Kaunas a unique opportunity to use creativity as a local driver for action and to develop a clear long term cultural vision.


Get inspired by our thematic toolkits!

EUROCITIES just released two new publications on culture. They are part of the ‘inspiration toolkits’ series, which aims to provide practical tools on specific themes. The tools include: policy documents; case studies from cities; findings from Culture for Cities and Regions and takeaways from EUROCITES Forum meetings.