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JU Kulturni centar "Nikola Đurković" Kotor

Cultural Centre "Nikola Djurkovic" Kotor

Kotor, Serbia and Montenegro

Based in the city of Kotor, on the Adriatic coast, the municipal cultural centre "Nikola Djurkovic" aims at organising and improving the cultural life of their community, organising traditional ethno-cultural manifestations, as well as promoting creativity and the involvement of amateurs, members of marginalised groups and people with disabilities in the cultural life of their country. There are four separate organisational units within the cultural centre: a Theater, the City Gallery, Boka Cinema, the City library and reading room. Its activities are of public interest and include arranging cultural and artistic performances significant to the municipality (theater performances, literary evenings, art exhibitions, screenings, traditional, ethno-cultural etc.); promoting artistic works and other intellectual properties; and organising professional and scientific research in culture. Their most recognizable manifestations are Boka Night, Traditional Kotor Winter Carnival, Festival of Light, December rocks, and Kotor Children's Theater Festival. The cultural centre organises its events in partnership with local institutions and organisations (Kotor Art, Kotor Children's Theater Festival, Don Branko's Music Days, Sea Rock Festival, FIAT, Kotor Tourism Organisation) as well as with international organisations.

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  • Socio-cultural activities and cultural mediation
  • Artistic production/promotion
  • Community and civic activities
  • Art education and/or other educational activities
  • Project management
  • Event management
  • Training/Lifelong learning
  • Research/data collection
  • Internationalisation and mobility
  • Networking

Artistic disciplines

  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Puppetry
  • Dance
  • Opera
  • Amateur arts
  • Development of alternative art practices
  • Painting/drawing
  • Photography
  • Digital arts
  • Film and video art

Topics covered

  • Interculturality and migration
  • Intergenerational relations and ageing
  • Disabilities and inclusion
  • Gender and sexual orientation
  • Participation and audience engagement
  • Intangible cultural heritage
  • Tangible cultural heritage
  • Cultural rights
  • Working conditions of cultural professionals/labour rights/human resources
  • Human rights and democracy
  • European citizenship and identity
  • Digitalisation
  • European Capitals of Culture
  • Non-urban culture