More than 100 organisations have signed the letter, which calls for a reduction of obstacles to obtaining visas and work permits in order to support greater cultural exchange between the EU and US.
As EU and US leaders met on 15 June, more than 100 organisations from across Europe and America’s cultural and creative sectors united their voices to call for greater focus on EU-US cultural relations, of particular importance in recovering from the Corona crisis.
“The EU and the US are highly important export markets for culture. Cultural services accounted for 5,961.5 bln € of export to US in 2019 and for 2,575.1 of import in the EU.
The Corona-crisis has hit both trade partners severely. Concerts, performances and events stood still for more than a year, with no travelling and touring in either direction. According to a study conducted by EY on the impact of the pandemic the music and performing arts sector in Europe were hit worst with 70% and 90% less turnover in 2020. It is expected that only towards the end of 2021 this will slowly resume, with severe consequences on the live events business between the US and the EU.”
More than 100 organisations have signed the letter, which calls for a reduction of obstacles to obtaining visas and work permits in order to support greater cultural exchange between the two continents.
The online forum co-organized by EDN and The Place & Sadler's Wells will invite artists, producers, promoters, and other dance professionals from all over Europe for online discussions.More
Discover the programme and attend the September 2021 conference organised by the Royal Academy of Dance to discuss, debate and contemplate past, present and future potentialities of dance and dance teaching. Note that this conference was postponed by 1 year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.More
EDN members’ associated artists are invited to join the artistic research session Cellule d’Essai, at Maison de la Danse in Lyon, France. Deadline is 30 June 2021 and first-come-first-served is applied.More
With the arrival of the new venue of 700/220 seats in Helsinki, the team at Tanssin Talo will host a dialogue with European and international colleagues to unpack the diverse potentials and issues concerning creating and presenting dance in different contexts, economies and conditions.More
‘Meeting Grounds’ is a gathering about contemporary performing arts, thinking in/out Africa, organized by Mercat de les Flors casa de la dansa and Graner creation center for dance and live arts, in the context of Grec festival of Barcelona.More
The report brings together the main learning points the Consortium have drawn from the Perform Europe process, since its start in December 2020.More
More than 100 organisations have signed the letter, which calls for a reduction of obstacles to obtaining visas and work permits in order to support greater cultural exchange between the EU and US.More
This call is open to all performing arts producers (organisations, companies, artists, collectives) and presenters (venues, festivals and any type of organisation offering a presenting context) based in all the Creative Europe countries and in the UK. We are particularly trying to reach out to all the professionals who belong / feel like they belong to an underrepresented group within the performing arts landscape.More
In the open letter published by the group of 110+ pan-European networks, coordinated by Culture Action Europe, the European cultural community call on the Member States and the European Commission to secure a future for culture and cultural life in Europe.More
Acknowledging the challenges the European dance sector is facing, EDN’s online conference provides insights into adaptive measures across Europe, emerging practices and current needs, envisioning a renewed dance ecosystem after a period of crisis.More
Perform Europe supports experiments with more sustainable ways in cross-border physical and digital distribution of the performing arts in the 41 Creative Europe countries with a view to designing future support schemes for the sector.More