EDN is open to any organisation dedicated to the development and renewal of contemporary dance, located in one of the Creative Europe countries.
EDN members may be any legal entity devoted to the renewal and development of contemporary dance, willing to make active contributions to the network’s activities. EDN members are based in Creative Europe countries (EU countries and some non-EU countries).
EDN members characteristics
EDN members share certain characteristics:
Type of membership
Full members and Honorary members
EDN has two types of members, but only one is open for application.
Honorary members are invited to join the network based on suggestions of EDN members and/or from the board.
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To join EDN, it is necessary to make a written application with a motivation letter mentioning the reason of joining the EDN network and describing the applicant contribution to the network (max 1-2 pages). The document has to be sent the EDN office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reception of the application is acknowledged by the EDN office and a first internal evaluation takes place based on the 5 essential characteristics listed above. After the first contact with the EDN office, it is foreseen an informal meeting between a Board member or EDN office staff with the applicant’s Dance House. This first step establishes the eligibility and relevance of the application.
Decision process for eligible applicants
EDN gives priority to applicants from countries where the network is not yet present
After this informal meeting, the applicant needs to send three recommendation letters of three EDN members from three different countries excluding the applicant’s own country to the EDN Office.
The applicant is then invited to the next General Assembly to present their Dance House to the EDN members.
The Assembly must ratify the decision during the next scheduled General Assembly where the decision is admissible by means of a two-thirds majority vote approving the new member from the Assembly members present.
Please note: EDN gives priority to applicants from countries where the network is not yet present.
For further information, please contact the EDN office at email@example.com.
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