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Cooperation Hasselt – Girona in the field of Contemporary Art

Within the framework of Eurotowns specific objectives of strengthening dialogue between cities in different European regions and developing concrete actions and projects, Hasselt and Girona have had the opportunity to stimulate the cooperation of their mutual cultural partners. This collaboration was visualised for the first time on the occasion of the seminar held in Girona on 1st April 2017 “Contemporary art, a spur for the recuperation of creative spaces in cities”.

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Eurotowns participates in the CEMR event on the future of cohesion policy after 2020

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Eurotowns is invited by CEMR and will participate in CEMR meeting on Cohesion policy post 2020: local and regional perspectives, on Tuesday 28 March in Brussels.

 

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Urbact Good Practice Call 2017

All European cities face the same kinds of problems: poverty, social exclusion, environmental concerns… The list is long.

To help you meet your city’s challenges, URBACT is launching a new call to establish a pool of good practices in sustainable integrated urban development. This Good Practice Call will enable your city to showcase solutions that can be understood, adapted and reused by cities all over Europe and beyond.

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Halmstad

Halmstad has a population of about 98,000 and is located in one of Sweden’s most expansive regions.Varberg is situated on the west coast of Sweden in the county of Halland connecting Oslo and Gothenburg with Malmö and Copenhagen.

The city of Halmstad is more than 700 years old and is rich in history. Until 1658 the city was part of Denmark. Halmstad has a mixture of old and new buildings, and the Nissan river divides the city into an eastern and a western part.
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Solingen

Solingen is home to about 160.000 inhabitants. The city is located in the federate state of North Rhine- Westphalia (NRW) in the western part of Germany, about 35 km northeast of Cologne and about 30 km southeast of Düsseldorf, the capital of NRW. The airports Cologne/Bonn and Düsseldorf are just a 30 minute drive away. Continue reading…

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Detmold

Location and population

Detmold is located in the area of East Westphalia-Lippe in the north of the state North Rhine- Westphalia. With a population of 73.000 Detmold is the largest city in the county Lippe. Situated next to the Teutoburger Wald/ Eggegebirge you can also find the famous Hermanns Denkmal. The city region of Detmold stretches over 129 km² and is divided into 27 districts. Continue reading…