Future of Europe Conference, Novi Sad

The future of Europe is the project platform Novi Sad 2021 – European capital of culture created to enable children and young people to develop and enhance their culture, knowledge and art. Cultural exchange of children and young people, both from Novi Sad and Europe, will help the development of creativity, but also encourage the discussion of what the future lies in Europe that faces various cultural and political challenges.
The conference will take place from 7 May until 7 June 2019.

On the 9th of May Europa Nostra’s Secretary General, Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović, will participate with a keynote speech.

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Programme 9 May 2019

11.00 – press-conference (the “Novi Sad 2021” Foundation and OPENS)

11.45 – 12.00 – musical performance (young band or student’s harp quartet)

12.00 – Introduction speeches
Key-note speaker: Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović, Secretary General Europa Nostra
Vuk Radulović, the “Novi Sad 2021” Foundation
Vukašin Grozdanović, OPENS 2019 – European Youth Capital

13.00 – 13.20 – Bastien Fillon – SPACE Project
* Methodology and guidelines
* About street debate
* About White Paper – European Elections
How did we do that, which questions, how many countries, how many people/citizen’s voices… etc.

13.20 – 14-00 – Public presentation of the results of the project SPACE – INTERACTIVE WALK TROUGH EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
* The venue, Svilara Cultural Station, has 4 different spaces and we suggest that each country has its paper with a few interesting answers, and that each representative speaks in the name of their country (what citizens in France/Estonia/Italy… said about Europe and future of Europe).

14.00 – 15.30 – lunch break

15.30 – 17.00 – Public presentation of the project “50 ideas for Europe” – OPENS 2019
6 topics – 6 representatives – many ideas
* about the project
* six young people from Europe whose ideas were selected will present them and have exchange of ideas with the audience

Cultural programme

18.00-19.30 – forum-theatre play (in Serbian) – What are we going to do now? (topic: migration and brain drain (Svilara Cultural Station)

20.00 – Concert ‘Rhythm of Europe’ (Liberty Square)