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rlevitow June 26, 2009 No Comments

Trans Europe Halles – A European Network of Independent Cultural Centres

 

Welcome!

Trans Europe Halles (TEH) is a European Network of Independent Cultural Centres that connects pioneering cultural actors of Moscow, Budapest and Belgrade with creative forces in Amsterdam, Helsinki and Berlin – to mention a few. 
The network currently has 49 members and 7 Friend organisations in 26 European countries.

Founded in 1983, the network now brings together about fifty multidisciplinary and socially engaged member centres throughout Europe. Most centres are located in buildings from industrial heritage and have taken important action in challenging the established cultural policy.



Member of the Month: ufaFabrik (Berlin, Germany)

In June ufaFabrik celebrates its 30th anniversary. We had a talk with Sigrid Niemer, Director of Communication at ufaFabrik, who answers our questions about the only Trans Europe Halles member with its own built-in bakery. 

"30 years ago, people thought we were crazy with our organic bread and our solar panels. We were pioneers in many ways.Read more…

Trans Europe Halles wishes ufaFabrik happy celebrations!




Follow this link to download a copy free of charge (you'll have to create an account, it only takes a minute!)

THE LIFT HANDBOOK  
– Sharing Experiences of a youth exchange network project


Within the network project The Lift (2006-2008), young people who are active at different Trans Europe Halles centres were given the chance to go abroad and work at another Trans Europe Halles centre through the mobility scheme European Voluntary Service (EVS). A large number of Trans Europe Halles centres were involved in The Lift and the experiences from the project have now resulted in a handbook about networking through EVS. The aim of the handbook is to offer a tool for other organisations that would like to start similar projects in the future. 


Mission Statement

"Trans Europe Halles is a network of independent cultural centres offering a dynamic forum for ideas, collaborations, and mutual support in the pursuit
 of intercultural exchange, understanding and artistic freedom".



CHANGING ROOM is one of the biggest projects ever organized by Trans Europe Halles. Twenty-five TEH members will participate.
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WHAT'S NEW?

TEH participated in the first GA of Platform for Intercultural Europe
Emma Ernsth from the TEH Office participated in the first General Assembly of Platform for Intercultural Europe that was hosted by the EC in Brussels, Belgium. 
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TEH Annual Report 2008 available for download
Click here to download TEH Annual Report 2008
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CityArts with New address and Improved Website
CityArts (Dublin, Ireland) are on their way to a new home. Until then, between July and November they will be in temporary premises on 7 South Great Georges Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

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Practical advice for EVS Youth Exchanges in THE LIFT HANDBOOK
An online version of the handbook is now available to read online, and can also be downloaded for free. Click here.
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Pekarna awarded €18500 for the project New Times New Models
Pekarna magdalenske mreze (Maribor, Slovenia) has been awarded a grant of €18500 for the project New Times New models. 
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Mejeriet

Swedish Arts Concil

The project Changing Room has been funded with the support from the European Commission. The work programme of TEH has been funded with the support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. TEH has been awarded a multi-annual operational grant by the Nordic Council of Ministers for the project Trans Nordic Net.

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