A European Capital of Culture


A European Capital of Culture

A European Capital of CultureIn the Making,14.12.20101

PROGRAMMERegionskontor & Infocenter PadborgDECEMBER 14th, 201008:30 Registration Coffee/tea and bread rolls09:00 Opening address: Else Christensen Redzepovic – Manager of the Sonderborg with Sønderjylland-Schleswig Candidacy for European Capital of Culture 201709:05 Welcome by Sonderborg Mayor, Aase Nyegaard, Municipality of Sonderborg09:15 Why candidate for European Capital of Culture – What´s the message to Europe? Status on theprocess. By Stephan Kleinschmidt, Chairman for Culture and Commerce, Municipality ofSonderborg09:45 “The legacy of Cork – European Capital of Culture 2005. - Programming a European Capital ofCulture year with a European dimension”. By Mary McCarthy, Director of National Sculpture FactoryCork, Ireland, Former Director of Programmes Cork 2005.10:30 Coffee break11:00 “Get acquainted and learn respect” Presenting The European Music FestivalEUROPAMUSICALE, Berlin where european cultural diversity is presented to the audiences inexemplary fashion, thus opening up a path for understanding and tolerance in Europe. ByJörg-Ingo Weber, Chairman of EUROPAMUSICALE and former coordinator of Berlin, European Cityof Culture 199811:45 Presentation of ”Sans & Dans” (sensuality and dance – an artistic research project)Argentinian dancer Ingrid Kristensen represents a renewal of Danish culture and arts far beyondthe traditional.“It is a fusion between art and research that new perspectives for the art opens, but also forresearch and the new knowledge and experience economies as it unfolds in the cross section between innovative businesses, creative artists and open-minded scientists".It is interesting to see how Ingrid Kristensen puts the dance, body and movement on the globalagenda by going new and unconventional ways. She takes dance, theatre, performance and sensualart to places where it has never been before.

12:30 Lunch13:30 “Magic Move” – dance performance14:15 “Authentic cultural development”The time has come to ask whether or not one is willing to travel as did Kapucinski with Herodosto question cultural truths of our times and strengthen the argument for an authentic culturaldevelopment. The experiences made along the way should open up perspectives not only in termsof economic development but as well as far as innovative methods are concerned. These shouldinclude theatrical performances, poetry translations, philosophical reflections and artisticexpressions. It matters when culture is made by the people referring to real experiences. ByHatto Fischer, Philosopher, Poet and Co-ordinator of Poiein kai Prattein (to create and to do)15:00 Coffee break15:30 Workshops:Process consultants: Henry Larsen, Professor at Mads Clausen Institute1. Cultural intelligence in a border region – towards reconciliation and redemption2. Core challenges and chances of sparsely populated border lands3. Exploring the potentials in the cross sections between innovative businesses, creative artists and open-minded scientists16:30 Presentation of parallel sessions17:30 Conclusions and farewellPanel discussion – Mary McCarthy, Hatto Fischer, Jörg-Ingo Fischer, Stephan Kleinschmidt, IngridKristensen, Chaired by Henry LarsenThe programme is subject to alteration

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