Fifth Session 15-17 September 2006 in Turku, Finland
About 90 cultural personalities from almost 40 European countries will
Thursday 14 September
Participants arrive. In the evening joint relaxed come-together with
Friday 15 September
Registration in Åbo Akademi University.
Opening – the Debuty Mayor of the European Capital of Culture 2011 – Turku,
Key-note speech by Professor Risto Alapuro, Helsinki: “The first and the
Introduction of the main theme of the session: “Can Culture help dissolve the
“The Mozart Project”, presented by Maja Mirkovic and Dusan Muric,
Presentation of the ECP Report on the Contribution of Culture to the Lisbon
Lunch and press conference
General Debate on the main theme of the session. New Members present
Continuation of the general debate and summary by Leonidas Donskis, Kaunas,
Video presentation by Maria Korosteleva, St.
Reception in the Turku City Hall
Saturday 16 September
Presentation of the ECP/Åbo Akademi University project NUROPE (Nomadic
“Music Mind Spirit Trust” – a presentation by Paul and Chika Robertson,
“How to accommodate the need for cultural freedom with religious values?”.
Continuation of the debate and summary by Leonidas
“Europudding vs Art – Experiences on a European TV co-production”, Eduard
“A European Intercultural dialogue”. Introduction by Kathinka Dittrich van
Continuation of general debate on the theme of the session.
Concert – Flutist Gunilla von Bahr and Friends, Sweden. After the concert a
Sunday 17 September
General debate on the theme of the session and on the sub-themes. The
“Open doors – living in Europe”, presentation by the architect Verena Huber,
“Politics and Culture – can and should they ever meet?” Introduction by Heidi
Information about the next ECP session.
End of session
The ECP expresses its gratitude to the following partners:
Foundation for Swedish Culture in Finland, Helsinki
City of Turku
Ministry of Education, Helsinki
Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, Stockholm
European Cultural Foundation, Amsterdam