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Cultural activities abroad

In order to increase the value of its precious cultural and economic system, the Emilia-Romagna Region plans, coordinates and realizes specific programs of promotion abroad with public and private bodies belonging to the Forum for promotional activities abroad. This is an informal network of local Boards, Institutions, public and private companies which make and export culture.

The logo “Emilia-Romagna Region European Culture”, the bilingual website and the calendar/database -searchable by country, town, date, genre, organizing subject-, have been made to promote worldwide.

These activities aim at spreading and increasing the value of the culture and image of our territory through an interaction with other regional specific policies and interregional policies, and in accordance with national policies, in particular in those priority areas for Emilia-Romagna and Italian Economic System, in areas where national representations of cultural promotion and internationalization processes take place, in areas that come from bilateral agreements with foreign Countries.

They are art, cinema, performing arts and multimedia events, exhibitions, conferences, workshops, lectures made in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry’s diplomatic and cultural network in the world and cultural institutions and agencies in the various Countries, according with the Agreement on Promotion and Cultural Cooperation signed with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This Agreement aims at spreading Italian culture abroad, developing profitable relations with foreign high qualified culture staff, making joined programs and giving the right instruments to carry out international initiatives.

Interreg Italy-CroatiaMoreover, since January 2019, the office has been involved in two European projects funded under the Interreg V A Italy-Croatia 2014-20 European Territorial Cooperation Programme:



Directorate-General Knowledge, Economy, Labour, and Business
Department for digitalisation, promotion, communication, settlements

Cultural promotion abroad: Stefania Santi
tel. + 39 051 5273121 – fax 051 5276512

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