Culture Action Europe Members Forum 2019

As proud member of CAE Network, on March 21st and 22nd CUMEDIAE took part to the Members Forum 2019.The event was the occasion to discuss the future developments of the network and on how to maximise impact towards advocacy in the cultural and creative sector.During the first day he strategy for the next three-years period was examined, and the possibility of regional hubs and thematic working groups was brainstormed. The second day was dedicated to

A common EU agenda for CCIs: CUMEDIAE speaks at France Créative seminar in Paris

On Monday 18th, CUMEDIAE will take part to the seminar organized by France Créative in Paris, where Ignasi Guardans will speak together with European personalities from the cultural and creative industries.The day will be focused on discussing how to shape a common mobilization to strengthen European players in the CCIs, and to share views and ideas for a common agenda for EU’s next mandate. Testimonies of national actions for culture in different European countries will

CUMEDIAE participates to the International Conference “Towards a TRansnational Accelerator for a Cultural and Creative EcoSystem”

Cumediae will participate to the 1st International Conference “Towards a TRansnational Accelerator for a Cultural and Creative EcoSystem” in Bari on February 28th. The conference is dedicated to models of incubators and accelerators for CCIs. The event will act as an idea lab, gathering knowledge, expectations and peculiarities of the sector, while analyzing the creative economy entrepreneurship and the role of cultural incubators in Italy and abroad.Ignasi Guardans will join a panel of international experts in

CUMEDIAE joins the discussion on the New European Agenda for Culture

On February 6th CUMEDIAE joined the event Modernising Cultural and Creative Industries within the EU: Discussing the New European Agenda for Culture, hosted by Public Policy Exchange, where Chairman Ignasi Guardans participated as key speaker.Together with him Ana Gaio, Senior Lecturer at School of Arts and Social Sciences at City University London (Event Chair), Sophie Dowden, Policy Officer at Culture Action Europe, Grégoire Polad, Director General at Association of Commercial Television in Europe, Laura Houlgatte, CEO at International Union of

CUMEDIAE Intern Francesca reflects… “In the trait d’union of Europe”

At the end of this experience I realise how these last 4 months flew away. Although it was only 4 months, I can swear that it had the same density and intensity of any other year of a life. And I’m not just speaking about the huge stock of skills and information I collected during my time here in CUMEDIAE.  I’m also speaking about the human part. I had the chance to meet lots of

GO VOTE! CUMEDIAE joins CAE in its campaign for a democratic, human and inclusive EU

As European elections approach, CUMEDIAE supports Culture Action Europe in its appeal to foster a stronger recognition of the cultural dimension of the European Union and culture’s contribution to Europe, and to encourage voters to make their voice heard by participating in the European Parliamentary elections.  In these difficult times, where Europe’s core values and democracy are under threat, culture plays a fundamental role in the progress of the EU as a necessary source of unity and