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Culture and Creativity

A Solidarity Project is a non-profit solidarity activity initiated, developed and implemented by young people themselves for a period from 2 to 12 months. A project involves a group of minimum of five young people to focus on a clearly identified topic which they will explore through daily activities that involve all the members of the group. Solidarity Projects address key challenges within the communities, where relevant including those identified jointly in the border regions and it should also provide clear European added value.

This funding opportunity supports projects that will translate, publish, distribute and promote works of fiction. It supports the following objectives

  • strengthening the transnational circulation and diversity of European literary works
  • reaching new audiences for European literature in the EU and beyond
  • strengthening the competitiveness of the book sector

Small-scale projects can propose translations of up to 10 different books.

This funding opportunity supports small-scale cooperation projects different sectors. For example, for the books and publishing sector in 2021 calls, this action aimed at supporting book sector professionals in the sales of translation or adaptation rights to increase the circulation of European literary works, and in particular works written in lesser-used languages, in Europe and beyond.

This funding opportunity supports small, medium and large-scale cooperation projects across different sectors. For example, for the cultural heritage sector in 2021 calls, this action aimed at supporting cultural heritage professionals with a range of activities. These included audience relationship development (considering technological and digital methods of content creation and presentation of archived content, also drawing lessons from the Covid-19 lockdown), the digitisation of cultural heritage materials, sites and historical buildings including the use of 3D and AI technologies.

This funding opportunity supports small, medium and large-scale cooperation projects across different sectors. For example, for the music sector in 2021 calls, this action aimed at supporting music professionals with a range of activities. These included music creation, promotion, distribution and income generation, responding to new digital, legal and technical trends arising from innovations in the sector and new business models, export of music outside of the EU, and distribution of music across EU borders.

This funding opportunity supports small, medium and large-scale cooperation projects, across different sectors. For example, for the architecture sector in 2021 calls, this action set out to support European architects with a range of activities. These included communication, co-creation and the involvement of citizens and stakeholders in design, planning and building processes, the integration of European Green Deal (in particular the incorporation of New European Bauhaus principles in their practices) and the internationalisation of careers across and outside of Europe.

This funding opportunity supports projects within the cultural and creative sectors. A broad range of activities and initiatives, and a wide range of applicants can be supported. Support is for projects involving transnational cultural cooperation, and which contribute to strengthening the creation and circulation of European artworks and artists transnationally. There is also a focus on funding projects which support the European cultural and creative sectors to nurture talent to innovate, to prosper and to generate jobs and growth.

The purpose of this preparatory action “Writing European” is to help the European audiovisual industry to develop excellence in creating and writing high-quality drama content and foster innovative storytelling. It aims to promote co-writing practices, thereby also enlarging the experience of creative talents working on fiction series.

This call will address media challenges and opportunities of trans-national nature. It will help the wider European news media sector become more sustainable and resilient, thus contributing to trustworthy reporting, to skills development and employment for news media professionals and journalists, in particular by supporting media collaborations.

The CROSS SECTORAL strand shall promote cross-sectoral activities that aim at adjusting to the structural and technological changes faced by the media, including enhancing a free, diverse, and pluralistic media environment, quality journalism and media, literacy including in the digital environment. This call will address media challenges and opportunities of trans-national nature.  It will support organisations active in media insetting up supporting schemes for news media organisations and independent journalism, as well as other capacity-building measures.

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