Creative Lenses Focus Group

ODC/ Vyrsodepseio organizes a closed work meeting (Focus Group) which will be held on April 4 in the framework of the European Project “Creative Lenses: Business Models for Culture” which, along with Greece, is organized in Belgium the UK, in Germany, Slovakia, Netherlands, Sweden and Italy. 20 representatives of Greek organizations will participate in the meeting. The results will be evaluated by by national and regional operators, as well as by the European Commission, which supports the project.

After the work meeting, we will have a discussion on April 4 at the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Vas. Konstantinou 48, from 2.30-4.30pm with public and private organizations concerning the organization and financing issues of the creative industries.

This discussion will be open to the public.

How do I get to the National Hellenic Research Foundation?

The National Research Foundation ( EIE ) is located on Vas. Konstantinou 48 Avenue, 11635 Athens . The building has two entrances : one on Vas. Konstantinou 48 and the other from Vas. Georgiou.

You can get there with

Bus/ Trolley (Station Rizari)
054 Perissos- Akadimia- Metamorphosi
203 Kareas- Akadimia (roundtrip)
204 Str. Saketa - Akadimia (roundtrip)
250 Panepistimioupoli- St. Evangelismou (roundtrip)
732 Ag. Fanourios - Akadimia - Zood. Pigis

Bus/ Trolley (station Ethniko Idrima Erevnon):
10 Tzitzifies - Halandri

550 P. Faliro - KifisiaMetro:
Metro Station Evangelismos (exit Rizari)

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About "Creative Lenses"
The European project "Creative Lenses: Business Models for Culture" aims to develop and strengthen the operational capacity and sustainability of cultural and artistic organizations in Europe. The project brings together 13 cultural institutions, universities, local authorities and networks, networks of Belgium, the United Kingdom, Germany, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Sweden and Italy. It is supported by the European Commission ('Creative Europe').

The project will develop tools and mechanisms to support cultural organizations, while new business and management models adapted to the needs of artistic institutions will be examined and tested.

The project consortium includes the following partners:
Trans Europe Halles (TEH) network of cultural centres initiated by citizens and artists.
IETM – network for contemporary performing arts.
Cultural centre Vyrsodepseio in Athens, Greece (member of TEH).
Cultural centre Manifatture Knos in Lecce, Italy (member of TEH).
Cultural centre Stanica in Zilina, Slovakia (member of TEH).
Cultural centre P60 in Amstelveen, The Netherlands (member of TEH).
Cultural centre Village Underground in London, UK (member of TEH).
University of the Arts London, UK.
University of Basilicata in Matera, Italy.
The City of Lund, Sweden.
Olivearte, UK.
Creative Industry Kosice, Slovakia.