Europe is also, and maybe first and foremost, a cultural project. For many people this is obvious, but for many others this may not be the case. Diverse efforts on all possible levels are necessary to get this conviction widely accepted. For years now, many initiatives have been keen to seek the limelight. And new ones arise.
One of these is the recently established European House for Culture, initiated by the European Festivals Association (EFA). This much cherished newborn aims to be a House of welcome and encounters for all who believe that Culture and Art have a fundamental role to play in society – a place where the voice of the cultural sector is given a physical manifestation.
Culture and Art are key motors in the process of European integration. We know, but do others? Do all? There is the need, at all decision-making levels, for a greater visibility…
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