International Fully-Funded Youth Workshop on Cultural Management, 10-11 December 2016, Zagreb, Croatia

Publish Date: Nov 17, 2016

Deadline: Nov 27, 2016

Event Dates: from Dec 09, 2016 12:00 to Dec 11, 2016 12:00


International Youth Workshop on Cultural Management


December 10-11, 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia.


The training is organised by JM International supported by the Creative Programme of the European Commission and BELSPO.

JM International is the world’s largest network of youth and music organisations with members in over 50 countries carrying our 40,000+ activities annually, outreaching more than 6 million young people. Founded in Brussels (BE) in 1945, JMI works tirelessly to enable young people to develop through music across all boundaries.


The training will be organized in the context of Imagine Festival 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. Imagine is the all-styles music competition for young artists that takes a different approach to the typical ‘music competition’. By promoting musical quality, originality, diversity, creativity, safe-sound and gender issues, Imagine creates a unique platform for young musicians to gain professional experience in a positive environment that enables them to develop their musical careers, self confidence and understanding of different peoples and cultures. All events have an educational/social dimension including trainings, workshops and master- classes from industry professionals.

Imagine Festival 2016 will be inviting young cultural managers from across Europe to under go a two-day training on music event management, with the core themes:

  • Audience Development (attracting new audiences, growing audiences)

  • Gender equality in music (Gender considerations when planning cultural events)

  • Lifelong Learning (Developing the Key Competences of young Cultural Managers)

  • Sustainable practices in cultural management (New Business Models, Fundraising, Public Support)

The training will gather 20 young aspiring cultural managers from all around Europe, aged 18-23. The training shall consist of 4 half day sessions covering a total duration of 12 hours.


  • Participants should gain a solid understanding of the core issues around audience development, gender equality, life long learning and sustainable cultural practices.

  • They should gain practical knowhow, so to be able to implement these ideas in their work as young event organisers.

  • The should leave having strengthened their overall capacity to plan, identify, prepare and deliver better music events for a variety of audiences.


JM International is looking for 20 young participants, aged 18-23, currently enrolled in courses connected to cultural management or involved in the field.

Participants may come from (but are not restricted to):

  • European Union member countries
  • EU candidate countries (Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey)
  • EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland)


Accommodation, travel costs and meals are covered by the organiser.

The selected participants will be accommodated in a youth hostel in Zagreb.

Participants are expected to arrive in Zagreb on the 9th of December before 17:00

and depart on the 11th of December after 17:00. In specific cases, it is possible to stay an extra night until 12th of December, should the means of transport be more suitable that day.

The training will be held fully in English


Please apply through the following online form by November 27th 2016. Find the application form in the "Further official information" link below.

For more information click "Further official information" link below.

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