Make culture central in the EU Recovery – Open letter

In the open letter, published on October 30, 2020, EMEE, along with other 109 pan-European cultural networks and associations calls the European Union (EU) and EU member states to protect culture as part of the coronavirus recovery plans and dedicate at the very least 2% of national Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) budget to culture … Continue reading Make culture central in the EU Recovery – Open letter

InvestEU – ensuring support for the cultural and creative businesses

Today, 26 organisations from across Europe's cultural and creative sectors wrote to European Commissioners Thierry Breton (Internal Market) and Paolo Gentiloni (Economy) regarding the EU’s flagship investment programme InvestEU. The programme is facing severe cuts which could have a dramatic impact on the ability of cultural and creative businesses to access much needed affordable debt and equity financing. Signing … Continue reading InvestEU – ensuring support for the cultural and creative businesses

Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021: here are the 16 nominees

Tonight, the nominees for the Music Moves Europe Talent Awards were announced at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, Germany in presence of the European Commissioner for Culture, Mariya Gabriel. This annual EU prize for popular and contemporary music co-funded by the Creative Europe programme celebrates emerging artists who represent the European sound of today and … Continue reading Music Moves Europe Talent Awards 2021: here are the 16 nominees

Europe’s cultural and creative sectors call for ambitious EU budgetary measures to get through the COVID-19 crisis

Time to put words into action! Europe’s cultural and creative sectors were among the first and hardest hit by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. They will also be among the last. Across Europe, almost all cultural activities have been cancelled or postponed indefinitely, while venues and retailers have closed with disastrous consequences for all creators’ and … Continue reading Europe’s cultural and creative sectors call for ambitious EU budgetary measures to get through the COVID-19 crisis

Music sector joins together to call for EU and national investment to address current crisis and promote diversity

Music is one of the first sectors hit by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. It will also be one of the last. As borders close, venues as well as festivals suspend their activities, performances are cancelled, group activity is stopped, shops close, and new releases are put on hold, the entire creative value chain is stalling. … Continue reading Music sector joins together to call for EU and national investment to address current crisis and promote diversity

COVID19 outbreak – EU official sources per country

Through its members, EMEE has gathered official governmental information by most of European countries regarding safety measures put in place to contrast the COVID19 outbreak. The list will be updated daily. EMEE MEMBERS STATE BY STATE UPDATE LINKS on COVID-19 Virus  AUSTRIA FAQ for the situation in Austria can be found here: https://www.sozialministerium.at/en/Coronavirus/FAQ-Coronavirus.html  Travel information … Continue reading COVID19 outbreak – EU official sources per country