Creative Europe is the European Commission’s flagship programme to support the culture and audiovisual sectors.

The Creative Europe programme 2021-2027 has a budget of € 2.44 billion, compared to €1.47 billion of the previous programme (2014-2020). Creative Europe invests in actions that reinforce cultural diversity and respond to the needs and challenges of the cultural and creative sectors.

The main objectives of the programme are to

  •       safeguard, develop and promote European cultural and linguistic diversity and heritage
  •       increase the competitiveness and economic potential of the cultural and creative sectors, in particular the audiovisual sector

The novelties of the programme will contribute to the recovery of these sectors, reinforcing their efforts to become more inclusive, more digital and environmentally more sustainable.

The Creative Europe programme is divided in 3 strands.

CULTURE strand: Initiatives promoting and enhancing artistic and cultural cooperation at European level.

MEDIA strand: Actions encouraging the competitiveness, innovation and sustainability of the European audiovisual sector.

CROSS-SECTORAL strand: Initiatives promoting innovative actions and collaboration across the audiovisual and cultural sectors.

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Creative Europe Desk Cyprus – your gateway to the Creative Europe Program

  • Interested in finding out more about the Creative Europe Program?

  • Thinking of applying for European funding but not sure where to start?

  • Looking for project partners?

Established so far in 38 countries, the Creative Europe Desks are your gateway to the EU Creative Europe Program. The Creative Europe Desks promote European initiatives in the field of audiovisual and culture and facilitate participation in the Creative Europe program.

The provided services include:

  • Free information and guidance on how to access funding opportunities under the Creative Europe Program

  • Regular updates on audiovisual and culture related issues at European level.

  • Networking support facilitating contact between cultural operators in different countries and partner finding opportunities.

Creative Europe Desk Cyprus brings the Creative Europe program to you through:

  • Targeted info days, workshops, seminars

  • Informative websites with all the latest news

  • Creative Europe Desks can help you develop your project, prepare your funding application and build international partnerships.

The Organisation for European Programmes and Cultural Relations has been mandated by the Council of Ministers to undertake the operation of the Creative Europe Desk Cyprus since 2020.

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