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ePublisher Kick-off Meeting Took Place In Vilnius

2015-10-29

On 27-28 of October, the first consortium meeting, which was attended by all the project partners, was held in Vilnius. During the visit to Lithuania, the partners had the opportunity to go to Uzupis Art Incubator, which is one of the associated project partners. We visited Incubator‘s art galleries „Galera“ and „Kalnas“, also the representative of this organization showed us the Republic of Uzupis, and told about it as a unique phenomenon, where in one place a powerful potential of creative and cultural industries is concentrated, and an exclusive image of the area is created.

At the beginning of the official part of the meeting, E. Deltuvaitė, the head of Creative Europe desk in Lithuania, said a welcoming word. During the meeting, we had the opportunity to become more familiar with the representatives from the countries involved in the project, as well as various issues related to the implementation of the project were discussed, such as management of the project and main responsibilities and tasks of each partner, financial and reporting issues, internal evaluation and communication aspects, project dissemination strategy and materials, first year activities and work plan, etc.

During the meeting, which was also attended by the representatives of the IT company Webas.lt, responsible for the creation of the project website and poetry creation and translation platform, the partners were first time introduced with the website, which is already being finalized, as well as the platform, which is still under construction. The website‘s public area will be officially launched on the 8th of November, whereas the platform will be opened until the end of February, 2016. Poets from all over the world will be invited to publish and spread their poems, as well as translators to translate them.

Moreover, during the meeting in Vilnius, the partners presented and discussed on the contacts established with the associated partners of the project in each country, who are invited to contribute to the achievement of the project goals.

Finally, the partners shared their proposals for the next meeting, scheduled for March, 2016 in Krakow. 

Earlier news

2015-10-01

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) organised a kick-off meeting for projects under the sub-programme Culture of Creative Europe in Brussels on the 1st of October 2015.