The Public debate The Music/ian is Present to be held on 17 September 2022 in Novi Sad – European Capital of Culture 2022

Public debate The Music/ian is Present will be held on on 17 September 2002 at 17h, in Cultural station Svilara in Novi Sad. Done in synergy with Novi Sad - European Capital of Culture 2022, it aims at raising public awareness of the role and visibility of professional musicians in society, particularly social engagement of young academic musicians. The event will be live streamed online via the following link.

High officials from Serbian and EU cultural and HE institutions, representatives from state and private business sector, joined with distinguished artists in the field of contemporary and popular music, will open a dialogue and discuss current employability potentials for young musicians in Serbia and wider, the importance of being incorporated and active in society for their future careers, as well as challenges and changes in music profession today. Students’ voice will be heard in sharing the experience and outcomes from The Music/ian is Present bootcamp held on 12-16 September during which students from the Faculty of Music in Belgrade (P1), Academy of Arts in Novi Sad (P2) and the Faculty of Philology and Arts in Kragujevac (P3) realized music performances created with a special meaning for particular new audiences and contexts outside of usual academic and concert framework.

The Music/ian is Present Public Debate (WP7.7) is the focal point of the week event by the same name, belonging to project activities leading to the strengthening cooperation between higher education, (inter)national institutions, business sector and wider society in enhancing the dialogue and bridging the gap between the academic and civil society.

The Music/ian is Present Public announcement

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