What is Cluj Cultural Centre?

Cluj Cultural Centre is a non-governmental organization for culture and sustainable development.

Legacy of the city’s bid for the European Capital of Culture 2021, the Centre implements an interdisciplinary programme to address strategic challenges of the society.

The Centre has 116 members: cultural organizations and institutions, universities, associations of the business sector and of the civil society, and the local and regional administration.

Vision & Mission

We believe that culture makes cities present and human.

We mobilize culture for social transformation and sustainable development.


Building Trust

We build trust in a world of empowered citizens, for a common good.

Inspiring Worldviews

We foster creativity and innovation to resignify our present and imagine our future.

Being Contemporary

We use the intrinsic power of culture to engage with today’s most relevant topics.

Valuing Everyone

We contribute to building social equity, with arts and culture open for all.

Better for All

We work together for individual and collective well-being and for a sustainable society.

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Strategic Objectives

Developing Cluj-Napoca as a leading European city in arts and culture;


Facilitating the cohesion and vitality of the local community;


Contributing to local and regional development through culture;


Bringing a strategic contribution to culture and society;


Developing an up-to-date and sustainable organizational model.


Want to find out more about us?

see our 2021 presentation