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European Creative Business Network (ECBN) is a network of creative development agencies and creative centres. Our mission is to support the creative and cultural industries to internationalise – to do business and to collaborate across Europe

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CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #177 – Seven ideas for a European Cultural Recovery Plan

Seven ideas for a European Cultural Recovery Plan Republished by ECBN from: Le Grand Continent In recent months, the European Union has made a lot of progress in terms of Sense, but not in terms of Sensibility. For feelings are on a par with reason, when it comes to winning the support of the people [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #176 – Report on “Culture, cities and the COVID-19 pandemic”

Report on “Culture, cities and the COVID-19 pandemic” Republished by ECBN from: Agenda 21 for Culture COVID-19 crisis has affected the cultural life in cities extraordinarily, with implications for the existing inequalities to access, participation and contribution to culture, access to public spaces, and the financial sustainability and the flow of cultural goods and services. [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #175 – Who cares about Creative and Cultural Workers in Europe?

Who cares about Creative and Cultural Workers in Europe? Republished by ECBN from: DISCE As part of DISCE (Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Creative Economies) a three-year EU H2020 funded project, the organization is interested in mapping – across Europe – organisations that have conducted independent research into the dynamics of creative and cultural work (defined below) as well [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #174 – How Chinese Museums Closed and Reopened During COVID-19

How Chinese Museums Closed and Reopened During COVID-19 Republished by ECBN from: American Alliance of Museums Almost all Chinese museums closed immediately on January 24, only one day after the city of Wuhan locked down, to reduce the risk of infection in crowded places. Beginning in early February, China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism launched [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #173 – ECOWAS and UNESCO sign joint statement on response to COVID-19 in West African countries

ECOWAS and UNESCO sign joint statement on response to COVID-19 in West African countries Republished by ECBN from: ReliefWeb Within the framework of the ECOWAS-UNESCO Memorandum of Understanding, the UNESCO Regional Director, Yao Ydo and the ECOWAS Commissioner for Education, Science and Culture, Leopoldo Amado signed a joint statement on 3rd July 2020, for a [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #172 – Azkuna Zentroa launches ‘BABESTU, an extraordinary artistic creation support programme

Azkuna Zentroa launches ‘BABESTU, an extraordinary artistic creation support programme Republished by ECBN from: AZKUNA ZENTROA – Alhondiga Bilbao Azkuna Zentroa - Alhóndiga Bilbao, Bilbao City Council Society and Contemporary Culture Centre launches BABESTU, an extraordinary contemporary creation support programme. It is a call to foster creation aimed at local cultural agents and artists so that they [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #171 –Morocco Allocates $21 Million in Emergency Aid to Save Media 

Morocco Allocates $21 Million in Emergency Aid to Save Media  Republished by ECBN from: Morocco World News Rabat – The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Othman El Ferdaous, announced Friday an emergency plan to financially support Morocco’s print and electronic media with a budget of MAD 205 million ($21.22 million). The ministry will grant the [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #170 – Life During Wartime: Art in the Age of the Coronavirus

Life During Wartime: Art in the Age of the Coronavirus Republished by ECBN from: Life During War Time Life During Wartime is the USF Contemporary Art Museum’s first major virtual exhibition.  It humbly engages a select company of international artists to respond to the overwhelming realities of the crisis that has gripped the planet since [...]