Call for Participants: Cultural Management Training

Join our International Youth Workshop on Cultural Management in Zagreb, Croatia

  • 9 months ago

JM International is looking for exceptional young people (aged 18-23) from across Europe, with passion for cultural management and/or music event management to undergo an exciting training on December 10-11 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. 

The training will be organised in the context of Imagine Festival 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. Imagine is the all-styles music competition for young artists that takes a different approach to the typical ‘music competition’. By promoting musical quality, originality, diversity, creativity, safe-sound and gender issues, Imagine creates a unique platform for young musicians to gain professional experience in a positive environment that enables them to develop their musical careers, self confidence and understanding of different peoples and cultures. All events have an educational/social dimension including trainings, workshops and master-classes from industry professionals.

Imagine Festival 2016 will be inviting 20 young cultural managers from across Europe to under go a two-day training on music event management, with the core themes:

  • Audience Development
    (attracting new audiences, growing audiences)  
  • Gender equality in music
    (Gender considerations when planning cultural events) 
  • Lifelong Learning
    (Developing the Key Competences of young Cultural Managers)
  • Sustainable practices in cultural management
    (New Business Models, Fundraising, Public Support)  


Expected outcomes:

  • Participants should gain a solid understanding of the core issues around audience development, gender equality, life long learning and sustainable cultural practices.
  • They should gain practical knowhow, so to be able to implement these ideas in their work as young event organisers.
  • The should leave having strengthened their overall capacity to plan, identify, prepare and deliver better music events for a variety of audiences.


The training shall consist of 4 half day sessions covering a total duration of 12 hours. Accommodation, travel costs and meals are covered by the organiser. 

Deadline to apply: November 27th 2016 


                                     


The training is supported by the Creative Programme of the European Commission and BELSPO.  For more info and conditions check the full call or contact us via hello@imaginefestival.net