377.267 euros for art and science through the Creative Europe program

377.267 euros for art and science through the Creative Europe program

We are pleased to announce that the Cluj Cultural Center just won two grants under the Creative Europe program of the European Union worth 377,267 euros - 200,000 within the Art&Well-being project (addressing the role of art in individual welfare and the community - totaling 377,267 euro) and 177,267 for Studiotopia (with a total value of 2,811,475 euros, addresses sustainable development through convergent views of art and science).Cluj Cultural Cenis the lead partner of the consortium coordinating the Art&Well-being project, in association with BOZAR (Belgium) and Maribor City Gallery (SIovenia) and one research institution – Bruno Kessler Foundation (Italy). The Art&Well-being project will explore the potential...

Remarkable Romania: visiting the member communes to map their local heritage

Remarkable Romania: visiting the member communes to map their local heritage

Proiectul România Remarcabilă continuă în această perioadă pe teren, cu vizite în satele membre ale rețelei cu scopul cartografierii și inventarierii patrimoniului local. Astfel, alături de o echipă inter-disciplinară (un sociolog, un etnograf, un fotograf, un expert pe turism și doi voluntari), inventariem elementele de patrimoniu material (natural sau uman) și imaterial (datini, tradiții, dansuri, mâncăruri etc), pentru a identifica și fructifica oportunitățile pe care cultura locală le poate oferi pentru dezvoltarea lor.The Remarkable Romania project continues during this period on the field, with visits to the member villages in the network, with the mission of mapping and inventorying the local heritage. Thus, together...

Culture Next. Candidate Cities Network’s 5th meeting in Lithuania

Culture Next. Candidate Cities Network’s 5th meeting in Lithuania

The 5th meeting of Culture Next. Candidate Cities Network will take place in Klaipeda, Plunge and Neringa, Lithuania on September 25th - 29th, 2019.Since its founding in 2017, four network meetings took place – in September 2017 and May 2018, in Cluj-Napoca, in October 2018, in Aveiro (Portugal) and in May 2019 in Debrecen (Hungary). Each meeting takes on a challenge which is explored through working sessions, networking and membership activities, as well as a programme dedicated to understanding and learning from the local context.For the meeting in Lithuania, the aim is to look at various examples of institutional or organisational structures which take the legacy of the ECoC candidacy after the bidding process – either for...

The incubation phase for the Culturepreneurs 2019 finalists has begun

The incubation phase for the Culturepreneurs 2019 finalists has begun

Culturepreneurs is an entrepreneurial education program for the cultural and creative industries, born from the desire to bring creative people with entrepreneurial ideas and a strong interest in increasing the well-being through culture together. So along with trainers and mentors, the best ideas are now being raised into business plans that will be implemented after the finalization of Culturepreneurs 2019, when they are all polished and structured.Last week, the finalists of Culturepreneurs 2019 participated in two workshops designed to increase their business knowledge and to outline their business and future plans, at Silicon Forest in Cluj-Napoca. The first phase of Culturepreneurs 2019 offered an introduction to the...

UNSPEAKABLE – Workshop of emotional expressiveness through music for teenagers

UNSPEAKABLE – Workshop of emotional expressiveness through music for teenagers

While music is important for us all, it holds particular significance for adolescents. The composer Daniel Patrick Cohen recalls a hugely impactful moment in his own development as a musician hearing Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon being described as "a place for teenagers to go". Adolescence is a time of strong feelings, of searching for one’s values, of internal and external conflicts. The resulting confusion is often hard to express at an age so pressured by self-consciousness. Cluj Cultural Centre in partnership with Notes&Ties Association will organize during 30 August – 8 September a workshop of emotional expressiveness through music for teenagers. Under the careful guidance of Daniel Patrick Cohen and Corina...

Your non-mandatory ticket to Jazz in the Park supports the cultural voucher

Your non-mandatory ticket to Jazz in the Park supports the cultural voucher

The Jazz in the Park is the instrument that brings the community together and erases the transiency of any event. The message we are trying to pass through the fund is simple: if each of us contributes little to the good of the local community, we can do anything, we can be better as a city, as a country or as a festival audience. This year, the non-mandatory ticket for your mandatory (you'll see there and then why... 🙂 ) participation at Jazz in the Park may be the life's wonder of someone that otherwise would not be allowed to even dream about it.Because the 20 lei will represent the purchase of an admission ticket to a cultural event for someone who otherwise would not be able to attend it.In this way, those in need can go...

Two days of science festival downtown Cluj: Quantum Questions

Two days of science festival downtown Cluj: Quantum Questions

On the 22nd and 23rd of June, took place the 6th edition of Cluj Never Sleeps, Quantum Questions proposes to keep the curiosity and courage awake and thriving through daylight scientific activities. These days our curiosity and courage to explore get lost in our daily routines, when these qualities are the ones that actually help find solutions, evolve and cultivate our wellbeing. Quantum Questions is a science festival that proposes various activities through which participants are to be stimulated to explore, ask questions and learn to look and find answers. We propose two days full of interactions with science through a variety of activities – from installations for the little ones, to educational activities, projections,...