Together with 17 other cultural agents from Serbia, MOTO took part in international conference ‘Citizens & Culture: Fuse. Transform. Revive!’, which aimed to engage the creative fuse of the European Capitals of Culture Plovdiv 2019 and Novi Sad 2021, and encourage the creation of collaborative networks and strengthen citizens’ capacity to play an active part in the debate on the future of Europe.

The event was organized in cooperation between Office for Cooperation with Civil Society, Republic of Serbia and Ministry of Culture, Republic of Bulgaria.

It presented the opportunities for funding the Europe for Citizens programme offers to cultural organisations, create an open dialog and networking space for Bulgarian and Serbian stakeholders interested in the Europe for Citizens programme, and reflect upon the results of the European Year of Cultural Heritage initiative. Discussions focused on creative exchanges, showcases of good practices and building grass-root ideas for reinforcing a sense of belonging to a common European space.