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European Creative Business Network (ECBN) is a network of creative development agencies and creative centres. Our mission is to support the creative and cultural industries to internationalise – to do business and to collaborate across Europe

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CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #93 – Follow your Art funds initiative

Follow your Art funds initiative Republished by ECBN from: Follow your Art The spread of the covid-19 pandemic is hitting the art and culture sector in a shocking and unprecedented way. All performances, festivals, concerts, exhibitions have been cancelled since the early days of the covid-19 spread. Independent artists and operators as well as contract [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #92 – Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week three of the six-week study

Understanding changes to the way that we consume culture at home during COVID-19: Week three of the six-week study Republished by ECBN from: PEC On the third week that involves this Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre (PEC) study, for music film and TV, a decrease in the proportion who are downloading and streaming has [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #91 – LAUNCH EVENT OF THE #CULTURE2030GOAL STATEMENT

LAUNCH EVENT OF THE #CULTURE2030GOAL STATEMENT Republished by ECBN from: UCLG – Agenda 21 for Culture The campaign #culture2030goal has released a Statement on Culture and the COVID-19 pandemic. The #culture2030goal campaign is formed by global cultural networks united to advocate for the role of culture in sustainable development. The campaign welcomes endorsements of the [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #90 – Euranet Plus Politics Panel #5 – Covid’s war on culture: How can we support artists?

Euranet Plus Politics Panel #5 - Covid's war on culture: How can we support artists? Republished by ECBN from: Euranet Plus Across the world, concert venues, museums and theatres are shut down. Europe's musicians, actors and singers are sitting at home with nothing to do, having seen their gig opportunities disappear. Many are now in [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #89 – A recovery budget for Europe needs support for culture

A recovery budget for Europe needs support for culture Republished by ECBN from: Culture Action Europe Culture Action Europe continues to #actforculture advocating for a substantial and sustainable support for culture in a recovery budget for the future of Europe. Reiterating its call to put culture at the centre of the (revised) MFF by doubling the [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #88 – Culture Committee chair Verheyen calls for doubling money for Creative Europe

Culture Committee chair Verheyen calls for doubling money for Creative Europe Republished by ECBN from: European Parliament According to a March 2020 OECD study, spending on recreation and culture is likely to drop by 10% in the G7, listing it among economic sectors worst hit by the pandemic. With a view to the new 2021-2027EU [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #87 – Coping with COVID-19 – Online Workshop Videos

Coping with COVID-19 – Online Workshop Videos Republished by ECBN from: Creative Capital The challenges posed by quarantines and a stalled economy are daunting, especially for artists. Creative Capital launched a series of free online workshops, Coping with COVID, designed to help artists mitigate the effects of the pandemic and economic situation, and above all [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #86 – How Museums Can Help the Public Make Sense of Pandemics

How Museums Can Help the Public Make Sense of Pandemics Republished by ECBN from: Smithsonian Magazine The “Outbreak” exhibition of the Smithsonian Museum is joining other efforts to combat misinformation about COVID-19 on multiple fronts. Importantly, visitors are being provided with access to credible and relevant information through volunteers, public programs and forthcoming content updates. In "Outbreak" [...]

CCIs @Coronacrisis Update #85 – THE COMPENDIUM IN TIMES OF COVID-19

THE COMPENDIUM IN TIMES OF COVID-19 Republished by ECBN from: Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends The Compendium of Cultural Policies & Trends monitors current developments regarding COVID-19 and the cultural field. It has mobilised its expert authors to gather country specific information on the implications for the sector and the current measures being taken. The first aim [...]