CUMEDIAE participates in Horizon 2020 Project to reassess the role of CCIs contribution to growth, quality employment, competitiveness, and social cohesion of cities and regions across EU

Culture and Media Agency Europe (CUMEDIAE aisbl) has joined a consortium of well respected social and economic research institutes, cultural managers and creative workers from six European countries, led by the University of Turku (Finland), in a three year long research project intended to reshape the economic and social perception of the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs). The DISCE Project (acronym for Developing Inclusive & Sustainable Creative Economies), funded by the European Commission under the

CUMEDIAE reinforces its links with China

Ignasi Guardans, Chairman and co-founder of CUMEDIAE, visited Shanghai last week, in the context of the opening of the “China Europe International Contemporary Art Global Tour”, an exhibition taking place in the very heart of Shanghai business centre putting together the works of several European artists. With the efficient support of Maggie Wen Xu, artist and cultural manager, member of our Professional Network living between Shanghai and Brussels, some interviews took place with the purpose

The project “Parallel Traces: A new lens for Jewish Heritage” at Creative Europe kick-off

We are very proud to announce that our project “Parallel Traces: A new lens for Jewish Heritage” has been selected by the European Creative program of the European Commission. On October 10 and 11, Victor Sorenssen and Caroline Lambert representing The Luxembourg based European Association for the Preservation and Promotion of Jewish Culture and Heritage (AEPJ), project leaders of Parallel Traces and Stefanie Thomas from Culture and Media Agency Europe CUMEDIAE aisbl participated in the Kick Off meeting

SouthMed WiA Public Roundtable Session in Alicante

On 28 September 2018, a public roundtable session about “Challenging Gender inequality in the Audiovisual Sector in the Mediterranean” took place at Casa Mediterráneo, Alicante, Spain, as the closing event of a two-day training session for the second call sub-grantees of the project “SouthMed WiA – Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector”. The public session featured Spanish and Southern Mediterranean experts and prominent public

CUMEDIAE stands with CAE in an Appeal for the European Elections 2019

The May 2019 European elections will take place at a pivotal time for the European Union. After a harsh recession and fiscal consolidation, increasing social and economic disparities have led to a growing political disenchantment and eurosceptic attitudes. Cultural arguments are being instrumentalised to divide Europeans and polarise societies in an increasingly divided political context. Instead, when political leaders choose to see culture as a source of unity, culture becomes a force for cooperation and

CUMEDIAE participates in policy stakeholder event hosted by CoR

On September 11, 2018 CUMEDIAE was invited to participate in an exchange hosted by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) with European stakeholders of the culture and creative industries for a consultation and an exchange of views on questions relating to the next Creative Europe program (2021-2027) and the New European Agenda for Culture. The meeting took place at the CoR headquarters in Brussels The rapporteur Mr János Ádám Karácsony (HU/EPP), Member of Tahitótfalu Council opened the session for