KD MLEJN —a cultural centre AND a creative centre for contemporary circus!
KD Mlejn is a cultural centre in the district Praha 13 that offers a cultural program and helps people, thanks to community activities. Their centre provides about 250 programs including courses and workshops for different groups of the audience (children, adults, seniors, etc.) in the fields of music, dance, theatre and acrobatics. In the framework of the community cooperation, the centre also supports a folklore group, a theatre group and musicians. Besides, KD Mlejn works as a creative centre for a contemporary circus and produces a contemporary circus festival. A few more music and theatre festivals are co-produced together with different associations. KD Mlejn is supported by the local municipality Prague 13 and also by little financial assistance from Prague capital government and the Ministry of Culture CZ for some projects.
Staff members: 5-10
Expertise: Art management
Target groups: They reach the community in its diversity.
Areas of work: Sociocultural activities & cultural mediation — Artistic activities — Community & civic activities — Art education & other educational activities — Local / regional / national projects — International projects (EU and beyond) / managing EU funds — Event management — Artistic creation / production — Capacity building activities / Courses / Trainings / Lifelong learning activities
Fields of work: Theatre — Music — Circus art / Clowning — Puppetry — Dance — Street art — Amateur art — Development of alternative / non-conventional / innovative art practices — Folk culture, traditions, etc (intangible culture heritage)
Topics of work: Fighting discrimination / stereotypes, inclusion, social cohesion & community development — Children (0-12 years old) — Young people (13-30 years old) — Gender & sexual orientation equality — Participation / audience engagement — Impact of cultural activities — Creative & cultural industries — Cultural management & methods — Territorial development in urban areas — International(isation) and mobility — Sustainability
EU/International cooperation: Participation in the TAKT festival in Novi Sad, Serbia — Several projects with the Youth in action frame
Priorities for the network: Interested in the following topics for cooperation, research and debate: culture in urban and rural territories, cultural management, all topics connected with the work of cultural centres (e.g. support for the amateur and professional art activities) — Priviledged formats for cooperation: focus group, workshops, cultural events