April 9th, 2018
Call for an increase of the culture budget of the EU
Pearle* along with 66 other organisations from the cultural and creative sector calls on the EU institutions for a significant increase of the culture budget of the EU

Today Pearle* joins other organizations for the cultural and creative sector in the European budget for culture, with a co-signed letter addressed to the European Commission President Juncker, as well as the Vice-President Timmermans, Vice - President Ansip, Commissioner Oettinger and Commissioner Navracsics.

The open letter is available to download in the Resource Center.

The signatories:

ACT (Association of Commercial Television in Europe)

AEC (European Association of Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen)

AEPO-ARTIS (Association of European Performers' Organizations)

AER (Association of European Radios)

Circostrada (European Network Circus and Street Arts)

Culture Action Europe

CEPIC (Center of the Picture Industry)


Europe Distribution


EI (Europa International)

EAS (European Association for Music in Schools)

EBU (European Broadcasting Union)

Europa Cantat - European Choral Association 

ECCD (European Coalitions for Cultural Diversity)

ECSA (European Composer & Songwriter Alliance)

ECHO (European Concert Hall Organization)

ECCO (European Confederation of Conservator-Restorers' Organizations)

CEPI (European Coordination of Independent Producers)

ECF (European Cultural Foundation)

EFA (European Festival Association)

GESAC (European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers)

EIBF (European and International Booksellers Federation)

EJN (Europe Jazz Network)

ELIA (European League of Institutes of the Arts)

EMC (European Music Council)

EMEE (European Music Exporters Exchange)

EMU (European Music School Union)

ENCC (European Network of Cultural Centers)

ETC (European Theater Convention)

EUYO (European Union Youth Orchestra)

EWC (European Writers' Council)

Eurozine (European network of cultural journals and online magazine)

FIM (Fédération Internationale des Musiciens)

FIA (International Federation of Actors)

FIAD (International Federation of Film Distributors' Associations)

IMMF (International Music Managers Forum)

FERA (Federation of European Film Directors)

FEP (Federation of European Publishers)

FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Associations)

FSE (Federation of Screenwriters in Europe)

IN SITU (European Platform for Artistic Creation in Public Space)

IMPALA (Independent Music Companies Association)

IMPF (Independent Music Publishers Forum)

INES (Innovation Network of European Showcases)

ISFE (Interactive Software Federation of Europe)

ILO (International Artist Organization)

IAMIC (International Association of Music Information Centers)

ICMP (International Confederation of Music Publishers)

IFACCA (International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies)

IETM (International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts)

IVF (International Video Federation)

JMI (Jeunesses Musicales International)

KEA European Affairs

Live DMA (European network for music venues and festivals)


NEMO (Network of European Museum Organizations)

On the Move (Cultural Mobility Information Network)

Pearle* (Live Performance Europe)

REMA (Early Music in Europe)

Res Artis (Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies)

SAA (Society of Audiovisual Authors)

SHAPE (Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe)

TEH (Trans Europe Halles)

UNI MEI (UNI global union - Media and Entertainment International)

UNIC (International Union of Cinemas)


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