The second international fair of grants in the field of culture in Kyiv

On 2 July, the specialists of the program "Consulting and Marketing" joined the second international fair of grants in the field of Culture. The event was held with the support of the National Bureau of the EU program "Creative Europe" in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation and the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.

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"The annual organization of the "International fair of grants in the field of culture" has become a good tradition and an effective platform for communication between grantors and representatives of cultural and creative industries who are in search of financial support for their cultural projects and initiatives in Ukraine ". – this was announced by the event portal  https://www.prostir.ua.

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The rich program of the event included 16 speeches by speakers on themes of various grant programs and competitions.

Following speeches were especially interesting:

  • Tetiana Liashkovets (Ukrainian Cultural Foundation), who told about the highly developed program called S.E.R.D. - "Studying. Exchanges. Residences. Debuts.", specializing in grants to promote the development of young artists, cultural exchange between countries and promoting interactive development within youth subcultures;
  • Anastasiia Krylova (The State Institution “Export Promotion Office of Ukraine”), who shew a presentation of the export concept of Ukraine, within which it implements interesting projects in the field of creative industries and tourism.

Within the framework of the platform of the event there were 11 informational stands, where it was possible to receive consultations from representatives of 20 donor organizations, who shared the details of the implementation of existing programs and the experience of successful projects.

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"Inspired by the energy of the event, we returned to our hometown to participate in grant programs and competitions for the development of creative industries on the basis of the knowledge and experience we received at this event" – this was told by our colleague, Oksana Lazhe, head of the program "Consulting and Marketing" of the PU "Kryvyi Rih City Development Institution".