Forum on European Culture is a biennial forum on the strength, impact and value of art and culture for Europe.
The Forum is an initiative of DutchCulture and De Balie.
3rd edition We, The People (September 17 – 20, 2020)
2nd edition Act for Democracy! (May 31 – June 3, 2018)
1st edition Re:Creating Europe (June 1 – 3, 2016)
De Balie is a well-known platform and center for the freedom of speech, contemporary art, politics, culture, cinema and media, situated near the Leidseplein in the heart of Amsterdam. Their (daily) programs consistently bear the mark of a sharp and deeply analytical character. Through talkshows, cinema, art, debates and theatre, De Balie mixes several points of view in a wayward and creative fashion.
DutchCulture is the strategic advice agency for international cultural cooperation, creating activities worldwide.
DutchCulture works with – and for – the cultural sector, the government and the diplomatic network both in the Netherlands and abroad. DutchCulture is commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Commission.