History

Intercultura Consult® some higlights of the decade

 • Designing the work process and leading the project team realising the first analysis of the potential and development horizon for the free arts scene in Sofia in 2016. Based on a participatory research and consultation process, the team and work groups developed a proposal for a strategy with a short-term and long-term vision. In charge of designing the analytical tools and synergy of approach in five disciplinary fields – Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, Literature, Dance. 

• Curated and delivered EuroEast Culture Programme 2014 Capacity building workshop programmes with key experts and partner organisations from Europe, stressing the mobility dimension of culture professionals born in one part of Europe, trained in another and working in various regions. Workshops took place in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Belarus.

• Intercultura Consult ® curated the live evaluation format of the 2014 Second Regional Conference of the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme. The Conference showcased an Achievements Fair as well as special thematic contribution by three keynotes in the topics ‘Professionalization and Professional Networks’; ‘Policy and Culture'' and  ‘Future Generator’. Each theme was superceded with work in groups leading to live analysis of achievements, obstacles and proposals for new opportunities to for regional cooperation. 

• 2013 training programme and study visit in Bulgaria for participants of the project "Cultural development is the source of prosperity for the community. It involved three municipalities - Sofia (capital, seat of CCI), Kostenec - municipality with strong nature resources impact on cultural heritage/intangible/ and recreation and Plovdiv (European Capital of Culture 2019).

• The Animated Learning Partnership - a capacity building and creativity project ('08 - '11) resulted from the cooperation between Intercultura Consult® (Sofia), uqbar e.V. (Berlin), VIVO Foundation (Budapest). This partnership received the Hungarian National Agency- best Grundtvig learning partnership award in 2011. It realised 28 professional training mobilities and began the discussion of the professional capacities related to: Culture Access and Audience development (including arts marketing); Sustainable development and Regional cultural management. 

• First inter-sectoral research project and symposium focusing on the relevance of higher arts training in relation to professional contexts - participants of over 20 European countries, including Central and East Europe Innovation Arts and Culture '07. The project was initiated for the European League of Institutes of the Arts and hosted by the Conservation and Restoration academy in Florence Palazzo Spinelli. The work process engaged 36 partners from European arts and cultural organisations.