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UrbCultural Planning

Making our neighbourhoods better for living!

Urban Cultural Planning wants to use culture and creativity to make living better in the neighbourhoods in cities or in rural areas in the Baltic Sea Region. The main objective of the project is to advance the capacity of public authorities in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR)and local NGOs and associations to collaborate on citizen driven cultural planning.

10 Urban Labs will be organized within the project to adapt cultural planning methods for wider use in the BSR, including topics of cultural mapping, cultural visioning, stimulating local social innovation etc. 12 BSR Demonstrator projects in the neighbourhoods of cities and towns will address challenges such as shrinking cities, social inclusion, gentrification, lack of community life and others.

The project is a cross border partnership of 14 Project Partners and 36 Associated Organizations in 8 countries:

Danish Cultural Institute (DK), Heinrich Böll Stiftung Schleswig Holstein (DE), Copenhagen International Theater (DK), City Culture Institute (PL), Project company kiel-Gaarden GmbH (DE), Guldborgsund Municipality (DK), Pomorskie Vovoideship (PL), City of Pori (FI), City of Riga (LV), Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (LT), Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (NO), University of Skövde (SE), Baltic Sea Cultural Centre (PL), Baltic Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts – State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSIZO Rosizo (RUS)

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