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START – Create Cultural Change

START is a capacity building and fellowship program for aspiring cultural managers in Greece. The program supports creative minds to kick-start cultural initiatives that generate a positive social impact on their local communities.

OPEN CALL for contribution to the Unlearning Talks

We invite the creative community of South Eastern Europe to join and contribute to our Unlearning Talks series, highlighting challenges and opportunities of sociocultural practices in times of crisis and social change.

The Unlearning Talks will take place from
September 10 to October 1, 2020.

If you would like to contribute or join, click below.

Deadline for submissions: July 17, 2020

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START 2019/20

What's happening now?

Bringing the sociocultural visions to life! The 15 Fellows of the concluding START program year are currently implementing their initiatives all over the country. Get to know the Fellows and their inspiring projects!

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START Fellowship Celebration 2020

Bazaar of Ideas: Shifting Perspectives

The START program is coming to a conclusion with the upcoming Fellowship Celebration & Bazaar of Ideas. This is why, at the fifth and ultimate Fellowship Celebration of the program, we weave together all the different perspectives of sociocultural practices into a multifocal dialog. Our guests will be introduced to this year’s START fellows and their respective work, as well as the overall contribution of the program to the sociocultural sector in Greece. 

START Fellowship Celebration 2020

Program Partners

Robert Bosch Stiftung
Goethe-Institut Thessaloniki
Bundesvereinigung Soziokultureller Zentren

Supported by

John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation
Bodossaki Foundation