Clearly Culture offers tailored intercultural competence and social inclusion programs developed for the challenging situation of new migrants seeking peace and happiness in Europe. We successfully have been working for many years already on promoting common European values and helping different cultures understand and respect each other. Our programs always include local partners and address communities, UNO, IOM, as well as national governments.
audience development program
In February and March 2017, Clearly Culture lead a high profile
Audience Development Program, consisting of an intense workshop,
a ‘Strategy Marathon; and the ‘Open House’
to empower the cultural workers in the Austrian region of Styria,
in collaboration with the Styrian Government.
The Successful European Project
‘The Successful EU Project’ a Program in co-operation with the Styrian Government.
Clearly Culture has developed and lead the innovative program for artists
and cultural workers aiming at planning, creating, applying for and
performing a meaningful European Union Project.
In 2008, the Mayor of Sofia intended to pass a construction plan that would have destroyed the historical town city in favor of skyscrapers business centers. The pass was planned totally without the opinion and participation of the citizens and inhabitants.
We founded Forum Sofia, a platform for committed citizens that initiated protests. We involved the European Union and we published articles and interviews in influential media Bulgaria and Austria. In consequence, the plan was given up, at least for now.
Inclusion of Roma and Sinti
Since 2010, as member of the board of the organization Voice of Diversity www.gipsymusic.at dedicated to diversity in Europe I participate in the activity named: Ich bin gegen das Wort ‘Zigeuner‘ ‚I Am Against the Word Gipsy‘
The word ‘Zigeuner‘ has been used to insult and discriminate Roma and Sinti and is still widely applied as a pejorative. The majority of the affiliated ethnic groups do not identify with. They insist on their right to choose their designation and be called ‘Roma and Sinti’
In Bulgarian children’s homes the living situation of orphans, children coming from families who cannot afford taking care of them and children with special need is beyond description and any European standard.
Apart from the children being left without family, without any educational and professional perspective, they live under scandalous conditions –without any hygiene and also without food. Often, they starve.
For 2014, we are planning awareness and fund raising events in Europe around Cystic Fibrosis.
Cystic Fibrosis is a wide spread inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs of children and adults. A defective gene causes the body to produce more salt and a thick mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening infections…