an association of institutions in the area of culture and cultural industry,
as well as individuals (artists, explorers, producers etc.), founded in
Belgrade on 12 Dec 1999 as a result and continuation of the international
conference- "Reconstructing Cultural Productivity in the Balkans"-
held in Sarajevo from 2 to 4 Dec.
The members of the
founding committee of BalkanKult are the participants of the Sarajevo
conference and institutions and individuals that helped to hold the
initiative, ready to actively work on realizing the aims of the association.
The aim of the
work of BalkanKult is communicational, professional and technical support to
realization of intercultural projects, as well as to NGOs from the area of
culture, directly or intermediately connected to the Balkan region.
The task is:
European and international institutions and influential individuals about
the cultural situation in the Region.
cultural industry, particularly intercultural cooperation to receive its
deserved place i European and regional plans for re-establishing and
development of the Balkans and Southeastern Europe ("lobbying for
European and international institutions and foundations for receiving
direct help for survival of the regional NGOs that work on international
projects, but are facing numerous problems because of extremely difficult
legal, economical and political situation.
information about the possibilities of concrete intercultural cooperation
referential data base of existing and potential intercultural projects
that would help to realize cooperation between the authors of the project
and institutions and individuals that are prepared to support the
realization of the projects
classifying referential data about international awards, grants,
competitions, festivals in the area of culture, for the needs of the
parties interested in competing
Forming a data
base of individuals and institutions that cooperate via BalkanKult
Forming a data
base of regional cultural institutions whose basic aim is intercultural
linking and international cooperation
cooperation with related initiatives in the region and other parts of