Promotion of cultural diversity and diversityin Arts within European cultural heritage (Programme Area 17),andsupporting sustainable local communities and strengthening social cohesion are important objectives of the EEA Financial Mechanismin Hungary and in 14 beneficiary countries. The EEA Financial Mechanism is jointly set up by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norwayas Donor countries.
The Donor countries contribute to the Financial Mechanism according their population and economic wealth. The contribution of EEA Financial Mechanismfor Hungary is 70.10 million EUR.Of thisamount 1,7 million EUR is available for granting under this Callfor Proposals.Hungary is extremely rich in cultural heritages in international context as well, their elements are part of ournational and local identity, have outstanding importance regarding our welfare and economic perspectives, it has significant add edvalueinthefield of economy and employmentas well. The EEA Financial Mechanism the refore contributes these overall objectiv es as well.Inaddition topromotingculturaldiversity, intheframework of the ‘Conservation and Revitalisation of CulturalHeritage and NaturalHeritage’ programmeit is also a further objective to promote bilateral partnerships between organisations dealing with arts, culture and Roma integration from Hungary and similar organisations Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland.
The project with the title of Colour mixing - Hope, Education, Arts, Creation and registration number of HU07-0193-B2-2016 has been funded in the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 in the frame of Promotion of diversity in culture and arts within European cultural heritage programme area and Promoting intercultural – Roma/non-Roma – dialogue.
Project promoter: Foundation for Museum’s friends
Partners: Csácsé Rom Roma Cultural Society and Chance Society of South Bacska
Project total budget: 30 193 070 HUF
Fund: 27 173 745 HUF
Implementation: 01.06. 2016. – 15.04. 2017.
The overall objectives of the project are to facilitate Roma and non-Roma intercultural dialogue in North-Bacska region, also to involve the underprivileged regions and underprivileged target groups during the implementation, to adapt and spread of best practices through regular, frequent and long-running implementation of artistic programmes and cultural events organized mostly for young generation.
Target group: underprivileged region and underprivileged inhabitant of Baja Small Region, primarily the young people of elementary schools and their social core: family, school and friends.
-creation of 17 kinds of cultural objects
-organisation of 29 cultural events, programmes
Altogether 248 occasions for learning.
-creation of 2 new communication platforms for knowledge sharing
Altogether 296 activities organized for promoting cultural diversity in the region
Involvement of 41 artists, educators into the regular programmes