Pan-European cultural entities


Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

Creative Europe (CREA)

Programme Description

The Creative Europe Programme supports the culture and audiovisual sectors.

Programme Details

Identifier Code



Pan-European cultural entities


This Call is under the Culture subprogramme of the Creative Europe programme and it will support projects proposed by cultural entities, including orchestras with artists from at least 20 countries – whose aim is to offer training, professionalization and performance opportunities for young high potential artists.

Detailed Call Description

The goals of this action are to:

  • enhance the visibility of European cultural diversity and cultural heritage,
  • foster the emergence of artistic excellence and the achievement of the highest possible standard of orchestral performance,
  • support the activities of organisations and artists who act as promoters and ambassadors of EU cultural values,
  • foster participation and access to high-level artistic creation for young and new audiences,
  • foster the sector’s capacity to be resilient and prepared to take advantage of the opportunities offered by digital technologies for both professional development of artists and performances’ accessibility.

Additionally, applicants should take into consideration the priority regarding the support of the capacity building and professionalisation of young highly-talented musicians, providing them with high standards career’s development paths through recruitment, training and performance opportunities.

The proposed activities should be structured in coherent work packages and be linked to relevant deliverables including the project management, the artistic and cultural expression, capacity building, selection, mobility, audience, development and circulation as well as communication and dissemination activities.

Each work package proposed by applicants should present at least one deliverable. Additional work packages may also be added.

Targeted projects should adopt a transparent and inclusive approach in the recruitment and training of young highly talented artists who should be nationals of/residents in at least 20 countries participating in the Creative Europe Programme. The broad geographical coverage allowed by the recruitment activities should reflect Europe’s musical and cultural diversity. Also, projects should offer to the targeted artists adequate possibilities to perform in particular for new or young audiences by using appropriate means including live performances or digital tools.

Call Total Budget

€5,400,000. This budget might be increased by maximum 20%.

Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

Μaximum grant amount is €1,800,000 per project.

Funding rate of 40%

Thematic Categories

  • Culture
  • Natural and Cultural Heritage

Eligibility for Participation

  • Central Government
  • Educational Institutions
  • Employees
  • International Organisations
  • Large Enterprises
  • Private Bodies
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions

Call Opening Date


Call Closing Date


National Contact Point(s)

Organization of European Programs & Cultural Relations

Νenant Μbogntanovitz

Business Planning Coordinator

Ifigenias 27, 2007 Acropolis, Nicosia

Telephone: +357 7000 1300

(Publishing date: 18/06/2021-for internal use only)

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