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Join us at the heart of the Edinburgh festivals in August for our 5th annual Creative Europe panel and networking drinks to discuss European and international collaboration and partnerships across artforms.
Creative Europe Desk UK - Scotland invites you to take a moment during one of the largest international celebrations of culture to reflect on how and why we collaborate across borders, and to shine some light on success stories of European collaboration.
Hear insights and reflections from speakers who are experienced in developing and running European and international projects, and continue the conversation over a glass of wine and nibbles.
18.00 - 18.30 Arrival and drinks
18.30 - 19.00 Welcome, and short panel discussion on the challenges and rewards of European collaboration
19.00 - 20.00 Networking with the speakers and other arts, creative and cultural professionals interested in European and international collaboration, including our Creative Europe Desk colleagues from Denmark and the Netherlands.
Chaired by Jean Cameron, Creative Director of British Council's UK/Italy Season 2020, confirmed panellists include:
- Dawn Walton, Founder of Eclipse Theatre Company, which is lead partner in Creative Europe Cooperation Project 'Slate: Black. Arts. World.' with partners in Portugal and the Netherlands. The overall aim of Slate is to increase the visibility and mobility of Black and Ethnic Minority artists through a two year capacity building programme that will provide artists and professionals with a set of experiences, skills and tools to develop new narratives on Europe’s racial identities.
- More panellists to be announced in the coming weeks, representing projects from a variety of artforms and including perspectives from other European countries...