The concept and implementation: the National Audiovisual Institute
The National Cultural Programme of Polish Presidency 2011 consists of special projects initiated by the National Audiovisual Institute in cities hosting high level meeting: Cracow, Poznan, Sopot, Warsaw, Wrocław – and addictionally in Lublin, Bialystok, Katowice and Krasnogruda. Projects are executed in cooperation with local organizations, NGOs and numerous European partners.
Three kinds of projects:
Main theme: Art for Social Change.
According to this catchword, the Programme emphasizes the role of NGOs as well as bottom-up cultural initiatives and take on the Eastern Partnership issues.
In addition to special projects the Programme includes also projects recommended by the Programming Board for the Cultural Setting of Polish Presidency of the EU Council, organized by national cultural institutions and other bodies liable to the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (e.g. museums, theaters, operas), as well as the most important cyclical events and festivals taking place e.g. in Warsaw, Cracow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Katowice and the Threecity. The list of festivals has been accepted by the Programming Board for the Cultural Setting of Polish Presidency and is composed of events conducted by national cultural institutions liable to the Ministry as well as by the local government and non-governmental organizations.
High-priority events are:
More information about the National Cultural Programme of Polish Presidency 2011 including the full list of all projects is available on the website www.nina.gov.pl/prezydencja.
Most events of the Cultural Programme will be transmitted on-line in Kordegarda in Warsaw.