Download our Case Studies publication Across Borders Across the Board featuring profiles of all of the projects funded under the Culture Programme 2007-2013 that involved Irish organisations. Take a look at some examples of Creative Europe funded projects below and get some ideas for your own activities. These are mostly projects involving Irish partners. You can see who their partners were, the types of activities that were funded and follow links to the projects' websites.
Art form: Music
BE PART project will create a European network of co-authors, supported by artists and organisations, to collectively foster new approaches and structures for the co-creation and mobility of artworks. It will focus on four key topics - POWER, POLITICS, PLACE, PUBLICS.
BIG BANG is a festival of music performances and sound art for young audiences. 12 cultural organisations in Europe (and also the NAC/CNA in Canada) transform their venues and neighbourhoods into a musical labyrinth with each partner presenting a unique BIG BANG FESTIVAL every year.
Creative Accessibility Network (CAN) is a collaborative European network passionate about finding ways to make live music performances more immersive and more accessible to a broader audience. CAN will bring live music performances to the next level, transforming them into multi-sensory events by adding scent, taste, sight and touch.
The EPIC project provides emerging musicians with invaluable skills and professional experience that complement their formal training, and can help them boost their career at an international level.
The main objective of the ETEP is to facilitate the circulation of a European repertoire, artists and productions in Europe, as well as to support collaboration between the European music industry and media in order to promote European non-national acts and repertoire.
In times of diminishing public funding, FEDORA has established four prizes that are awarded to promising teams who collaborate on the creation of new opera or ballet co-productions, and on the involvement and education of new and young audiences.
Keychange is a pioneering international initiative that aims to transform the future of music whilst encouraging festivals and music organisations to achieve a 50:50 gender balance by 2022.
OperaVision is opera for the connected world and brings together 29 partners from 17 countries and invites you to travel and discover the diversity of opera from wherever you want, whenever you want. Watch live streams as operas unfold in European opera houses. View your favourite performances, subtitled, on demand. Learn about the art form and specific productions by browsing our richly populated digital library, stories, and articles. Discover resources for young audiences and for artistic career development. In English, French, and German, thoughtfully curated, free to browse and explore.
Womarts aims to highlight and support the creativity of women from a cross-sectoral perspective with a focus on the following sectors of the Cultural and Creative Industries: Literature/publishing/comics; Fine & Visual arts including printmaking, lens based media, new digital tendencies; Performing arts (music & performances); Cinema.
WoW is a project by women on women which addresses issues of gender equality in a diverse and multicultural Europe, through an historical and contemporary perspective. WoW will promote girls and women’s empowerment by strengthening their voices and participation, and by providing a new model of social and economic integration of migrant, refugee and minority groups of women.
Jazz Connective is a collaborative project between different European actors to strengthen jazz artistic scenes. Composed of promoters and producers, musicians and professionals, the project will explore and address issues such as lack of promotion, difficulties in career progression, relationships to institutions and audiences.
European Federation of National Youth Orchestras (EFNYO) programme for fostering transnational mobility, strengthening of skills and audience building for pre-professional musicians in Europe.
New Music: New Audiences is 17 nations, 16 national music organisations and 31 ensembles and orchestras cooperating intensively across borders for the purpose of researching and developing new concert forms and new ways of disseminating contemporary music.
SYMBOLS - Culture of Death and Cultural Life: New Audiences and Creations Around European Cemetaries
The two main goals of the SYMBOLS project are the exchange of cultural and creative works, and the facilitation of greater access to culture.