Fourth Session in Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation,
Lisbon, 2-4 December
Theme: How can European Culture promote European
Thursday 1 December (Portuguese holiday!)
Arrival of Members (about 80 persons) and Senators (10 persons who will meet
Friday 2nd December
Senate meeting led by Minister Pär Stenbäck.
Registration in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Opening with Portuguese President Jorge Sampaio.
Key note speech by Dr Eduardo Lourenco on the theme Culture and European
Plenary: Plenary introduced by SG Karl-Erik Norrman.
Plenary: Presentation by Dr Emilio Rui Vilar of the project A Soul for
14.45 – 17.30 (with short coffee break)
Working groups and project groups: Presentation of two conference papers for
Plenary: ECP-members: Andreas Pantzis, Cyprus, Kresimir Rogina, Croatia,
Concert: The Gulbenkian Orchestra presents works by Mozart, Brahms and
Saturday 3rd December
Plenary: ECP-Members: Nils Erik Forsgård, Finland, Jennifer Jennings,
Key-note speech by EU Commission-President José Manuel Barroso, followed by
Plenary: ECP-members: Barbara Hendricks, Sweden, Michelangelo Pistoletto,
Plenary: Key-note speech by Gottfried Wagner, Director of the European
Final Group and Project sessions.
Plenary: Music and Health – A message and an event presented by
Reception offered by the Mayor of Lisbon, Prof. Antonio Carmona Rodrigues, at
Sunday 4th December
9.00-12.30 (with short coffee break)
Plenary: Special Guests: Venu Dhupa, NESTA, London, Ilona Kish, EFAH,
End of the Session, press conference and visit to the Gulbenkian Museum and
Departure of Members and Senators
Leonidas Donskis, Klaipeda
Pinto Basto Gouveia, Lisbon
Ove Joanson, Stockholm
The ECP expresses its gratitude to the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation,
Lisbon, for hosting and financially supporting the fourth session.