About Intercultura Consult

Intercultura Consult ® is active in the field of arts and culture cooperation. Founded by Petya Koleva in 2004.

Over the last 13 years our partners and clients are public authorities, private and independent organisations, creative professionals, teams and networks from Europe and Bulgaria.

Intercultura Consult ® is the first Balkan consultancy specialised solely in creating development opportunities for the cultural sector (in the broad understanding of the European Cultural and Creative Industries (Green Paper COM (2010) 183).  

The company offers the know-how, skills and techniques of a wide international network of experts in: 

• Arts cooperation & Development   
• Cultural policy & Cultural and Creative industries 
• Professional Development for CCI professionals and networks

Intercultura Consult® is a partner and host of international and intercultural initiatives:
capacity building (including retreat forums);
international cooperation and cultural management.

Services are provided to individuals or organisations: 

Specialised consulting services with regard to cultural policy, funding instruments and programme objectives supporting arts and culture cooperation; 
Development services such as networking programmes, intensive trainings, research and development regarding cooperation and planing. 
Specialised expert input on policy/arts/economics/management issues by professional researchers, trainers, networking specialists and event organisers,
• Аudience development and international outreach experts in Arts, Culture and Creative Industries;
International research concerning the cultural sector;

Intercultura Consult® has expertise and experience concerning activities promoting culture as a means to achieve inclusive and sustainable development in particular by: 
1. Designing fit for purpose processes that guide or initiate local stakeholder mobilisation regarding Culture and Creative Industries, Cultural Policy and Strategy development (at national, regional or local level) and also addressing global challenges such as peace and reconciliation. 
2. Providing access to fresh sector-specific research, including professional input from the point of view of arts / cultural policy research and the experience of networks representing the academic, artistic, business, city or discipline-based objectives and achievements. 
3. Assisting local or regional authorities or multi-stakeholder groups defining or enabling support to enhance the creative industries and enhance market opportunities for cultural goods and services and to develop the capacity of cultural actors.