CreArt Conference: "Developing artistic Creativity in European Cities". 7th February, Miercurea Ciuc (Harghita County, Romania)


CreArt Conference: "Developing artistic Creativity in European Cities". 7th February, Miercurea Ciuc (Harghita County, Romania)


    Next 7th February will take place in the Romanian city of Miercurea Ciuc, in the Harghita County (Transilvania), a conference titled “Developing Artistic Creativity in European Cities. New ways in crisis situations”, organized by CreArt project, and with the participation of experts in European cultural policies, as well as representatives of the CreArt cities. The Conference is one of the activities within the framework of this Multiannual Cooperation Project (2012-2017) that has the financial support of the European Commission.


The objective of this Conference is to reflect about the new alternatives to enhance artistic Creativity in European medium-sized cities within the current economic context. The inauguration of the Conference will be made by President of Harghita County, Mr. Borboly Csaba,  Mr Kelemen Hunos, former Minister of Culture of Romania, and Mr. Juan González-Posada M., Coordinator of the CreArt Network. Afterwards, the inaugural lecture will be made by professor Jonathan Vickery, Director MA Global Media and Communication in the Centre for Cultural Policy Studies of the University of Warwick about “Creative and cultural policies in times of scarcit”. Then, Valentina Montalto, Researcher in charge of KEA Regional in the European Consultancy KEA European Affairs based in Brussels will talk about “A strategy for a creative Europe”. The PhD in European cultural policies,  Nicoleta Salcudean, from the University  Babeş-Bolyai of Cluj-Napoca, in Romania will give the lecture “Creators and Cultural policies in Europe”. Next will be a round table with the title “Cities, cultural managers and creators: A necessary triangle for the development of the European creativity”with the participation of Valentina Montalto, Nicoleta Salcudean and Emilia Marieta Saglia, coordinator of CreArt project and Creative Cities in Genoa City Council. The closure of the Conference will be at 19:15.


 The Conference will also have the presence of delegates from all the CreArt cities: Aveiro (Portugal), Kaunas and Vilnius (Lithuania), Delft (Netherlands), Pardubice (Czech Republic), Genoa and Lecce (Italy), Linz (Austria) Arad (Romania), Kristiansand (Norway) and Valladolid (Spain).


The complete programme for the conference and the free registration form are available in the following link:



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