Artistic Performances / DG DEVCO

EDD Cultural Programme – 2017


The EDD Cultural Programme, a key component of the European Development Days, offered a variety of case studies and a collection of inspiring artworks from around the world spanning paintings and photography to music and dance.

Furthermore, a special high-level session ‘Investing in creativity, the future is now’ was organised by 14 leading organisations and agencies in the cultural sector. The Cultural programme included:

  • 6 photo and painting exhibitions
  • 1 48-hour sculpture performance
  • 3 musical and theatre groups, with 7 performances in total 1 scene (outdoor)
  • 3 movie screenings 1 cinema truck

Cultural activities included also the EDD Movie Night within the framework of which three award-winning movies are screened at Cinema Galeries on 7 and 8 June, in presence of the key actors.

Phrenos established and coordinate the EDD Cultural Programme, working with leading cultural organisations to select the artists. The Phrenos cultural team also supported the promotion of the artists and coordinated their presence and interventions during the 2-day forum.