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Europe Day 22: #Amplify in Action

When: May 9, 2022 10:00 - 15:00

The “Amplify: Make the Future of Europe Yours” project and partners are busy preparing an exciting program for you! Join #AmplifyinAction on 9 May, Europe Day and hear what artists, cultural workers, activists and community leaders have to say to decision-makers. Tune in if you believe that there is no Europe without culture and discuss ideas, proposals, recommendations and concerns about the vision of culture for the Conference on the Future of Europe.

Program overview

10.00 -11.00 | Culture as an opening act with
Polina Moroz, Artist, Ukraine and Beatrice Duodu, Journalist, Spain

11.00-12.00 | Bridging culture and politics: conversation with Laurence Farreng, Member of the European Parliament, Alexis Georgoulis, Member of the European Parliament, Niklas Nienaß, Member of the European Parliament, Guillemette Madinier, Deputy Counsellor for Culture, French Presidency of the Council of the European Union and Angelos Agalianos, Senior Policy Officer, European Commission

12.10-12.20 | A statement on behalf of the Ukrainian Cultural Sector with
Daryna Zhyvohliadova, researcher and cultural policy-maker, Kyiv, Ukraine

12.20-12.45 | Advocates in action
Amplify participants appeal and public campaign

12.55-13.35 | Mayday Magazine Launch with
Teresa O’Connell, Editor in Chief and Taras Nazaruk, Center for Urban History, Ukraine

14.00-15.00 | Vernissage: Culture as a political language with arts students
Carles Hidalgo, Zahra Rafaella Jorisse, Laura D. Kelemen, Ben Maier, Christina Maridaki, Noelia Martìn-Montalvo, Amy Opstal, Lina Selg

The event is moderated by Reine Elisabeth Nkiambote, television journalist and podcastmaker and Mick ter Reehorst, founder of Are We Europe media collective. Francesca Vincentie, a folk, RnB, and pop artist and storyteller will perform her songs telling stories of climate change, migration and identity throughout the event.

#AmplifyinAction is part of Europe Day 22, a day full of online and offline activities across Europe. Jointly curated by Culture Action Europe (Brussels), Centre for fine arts – BOZAR (Brussels), the European Cultural Foundation (Amsterdam) and De Balie (Amsterdam), the day offers a wide range of debates, conversations, presentations, cultural and artistic program and actions to celebrate and shape the future of Europe together, the future that responds to current challenges, aspirations and dreams of Europeans.

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Join us on the day of action by sharing your work across social media! Use the hashtag #AmplifyinAction and share your projects, initiatives, research, artworks, manifestos, etc. to join everyone across Europe in putting culture centerstage.