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Short Programme

November 21- 23, 2021 Ulm


21 November 2021:

Arrivals 18.00 Get-Together and Reception on the invitation of the City of Ulm


22 November 2021

9.30 – Greeting words

9.45 – Opening panel: “Prosperity for culture - culture for prosperity along the Danube”

11.30 – Parallel Workshops:

Workshop 1 (Stadthaus Ulm): “Cities of culture in the Danube region – How to boost creativity and innovation in times of crisis”

Workshop 2 (Haus der Donau)): “Financing instruments for cultural projects in the Danube region.”

Workshop 3 (Hochschule für Gestaltung (HFG) Ulm): “New European Bauhaus on the Danube”

15.00 – Official Launch Ceremony of the Danube Small Project Fund for Culture (DSPF)

16.00 – Presentation of the granted projects of the DSPF 1st call

19.00 – Concert at the famous Ulmer Münster for all conference participants. After the concert informal exchange and networking at the Ulm Christmas Market


23 November 2021

9.30 – With, despite and after Covid-19: Good examples of a restart – selected Danube-wide projects and collaborations on the spot

10.30 – Danube World Café: Cooperation projects, best practices, promising ideas: Moderated short presentations and discussion of projects and concepts at thematic tables

13.00 – A short summary of the conference and passing the relay to the host city of the 10th International Danube Conference on Culture 2022:
requested: Novi Sad European Capital of Culture

14.00 – End of the conference, departures


You can find the detailed full conference programme here:



Online registration will open here from 1 October 2021.