The Ministry of Culture announced first call for project proposals under Outcome 2 “Access to Arts and Culture Improved”, under the “Cultural Entrepreneurship, Heritage and Cooperation” Programme, funded by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021. In that respect, an information campaign is starting with the aim for the Call to reach the largest possible pool of potential applicants and stakeholders. Project proposals can be submitted from 02.09.2019 until 03.12.2019.
The guidelines under Outcome 2 “Access to Arts and Culture Improved” are available on the following address: https://eumis2020.government.bg/bg/s/Procedure/Info/edb6005c-2b48-4e1f-9a8c-cc5f97d8cce2.
The campaign starts from 10th of September in Sofia. Information events will take place also in Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv, Ruse, Veliko Tarnovo, Pleven, Stara Zagora, Blagoevgrad and Vratsa.
The schedule of the upcoming events is published here
The registration form for participation can be found here https://forms.gle/dgsYjbAqijrXAr3FA .
The PA14 “Cultural Entrepreneurship, Heritage and Cooperation” Programme focuses on the role of culture and cultural heritage as resources for local and regional development. Outcome 2 “Access to Arts and Culture Improved” will support projects that allow for the organization of diverse artistic and creative events, festivals, performances, exhibitions and initiatives which revive peripheral areas, give new life in smaller cities and villages and last but not least which attract and develop new audiences.
More about the PA14 “Cultural Entrepreneurship, Heritage and Cooperation” Programme can be found here.
The Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021 provides funds given by Kingdom of Norway, Republic of Iceland and Principality of Liechtenstein. The aim is to reduce the economic and social disparities in Europe and to strengthen the bilateral relations between the Donor States and the Beneficiary States through funding of a couple of priority sectors (culture, civil society, good management, fundamental rights and freedoms).