Course 2010

Helsinki 15/02/2010 – 26/02/2010


The programme and other activities


Arrival in Helsinki of the German group


Arrival in Helsinki of the Bulgarian and the Finnish groups


09.30 Welcome, introduction to the programme,
presentation of participants
Input 1: Short presentations by the teachers of IP:

– Idea and content of the IP (Thomas Knubben)
– On European identity (Svetlana Hristova)
– From cultural policy to cultural activity or vice versa?
(Pekka Vartiainen)
– How to manage an IP-programme (Timo Sorvoja)

12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-16.00 Input 2 : Who are we?
Student presentations (Lauri
Rautiainen, Koti-Teatteri)


National Cultural Profiles – Facts and Fiction.
Presentation of the preparatory work of students:
09.00-09.30 Introduction

09.30-10.30 Germany
11.00-12.00 Bulgaria

12.30-13.30. Lunch
13.30-14.30 Finland
15.00-16.00 Discussions and Conclusion


From Cultural Traditions to Cultural Policy – Religion, philosophy, politics, society, mentality – presentation of mindmaps of students and short lectures of teachers
09.00-10.00 Introduction and theoretical approach by the teachers

10.00-10.30 Cultural traditions and policy in Bulgaria (Bulgarian stud.)

10.30-11.00 Discussion of students mindmaps (mindmaps of finnish and
german students on Bulgaria)

11.00-11.30 Cultural traditions and policy in Finland (Finnish stud.)

11.30-12.00 Discussion of students mindmaps (mindmaps of Bulgarian
and german students on Finland)

12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-13.30 Cultural traditions and policy in Germany (German stud.)

13.30-14.00 Discussion of students mindmaps (mindmaps of finnish and
bulgarian students on Germany)

14.00-14.30 Break

14.30-15.30 Conclusion and general remarks

18.30 International evening: Food, drinks and movie


Imagine Europe

09.00-09.30 Lecture “Re-imagining Europe: is there a chance for
common European cultural identity?” (S. Hristova)
09.30-10.00 What is Europe for us? – 30-minute presentation of Finnish
10.00-10.30 Break
10.30-11.30 Two 30-minute-presentations of German and Bugarian stud
11.30-12.00 Allocation of the nationals teams into mixed groups and
setting the discussion questions

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-13.45 Discussion in mixed groups: Europe: Facts and Findings
13.45-14.00 Break

14.00-15.00 Groups join together – summary of discussions
16.00 Meeting with the producers of Finnish National Opera


Culture as Resource for Future Europe
09.00-12.00 Input 3: Cultural Industries in Europe – an overwhole view
and the approaches in different countries

4 short lectures of teachers (Thomas Knubben, Svetlana
Hristova, Jyrki Simovaara)

12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-16.00 Start-up of students projects on different topics

Evening: Cultural programme in Helsinki


Week end


Week end


Culture as Resource for Future Europe
09.00-09.30 Introduction to the second week
09.30-10.15 Input 4: Cultural tourism: A promising task for the cultural
sector? (lecture of Y. Pröbstle)
10.30-11.15 Input 5: Audience development in contemporary museums
(lecture of. T. Stoichkova)

11.30-12.15 Input 6: Cultural project management (lecture of Juha

12.30-13-30 Lunch

13.30-16.00 Working on students projects


09.00-10.00 Input 7: Internet marketing: state of the art (lecture of
S. Frank)
10.30-16.00 Working on students projects


09.30-15.00 Students projects: preparing of the presentations

16.00 Visit: Finnish Design Center


09.30-16.00 Presentation of students project work


09.30-12.00 Cultural Programmes of the EU – a presentation
(Silja Hakulinen, CIMO)

13.30-15.30 Conclusion: Feed-back, evaluation, certificates,
cake & coffee