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Veshtina Municipality centre

(Veshtina Munisipality Centre)

description of organisation

Municipality Center “Veshtina” mission is encouragement and development of contemporary artistic expression as well as management of projects that will promote modern art.

"Veshtina" has as its main objectives the development, preservation and promotion of spiritual values, education, science and culture; support the development and protection of human rights and civil society; personal development and social integration; development and enrichment of cultural life.

Ever since its establishment in 2005 the organization's main focus is on promoting the work of Bulgarian and foreign artists and on activities that will develop the contemporary audiovisual culture.

Some of the Municipality Center's main activities is planning and executing IN THE PALACE International Short Film Festival, Balchik in partnership with “Format SFF” Foundation and the annual audio-visual training program PLUG-IN.

Other major initiatives are educational program "Filmer Forge", the annual youth exchange program "Dissection of democracy" under Erasmus +, planning and organizing several workshops in directing, scriptwriting, editing, cinematography, and also implementing regular curated screenings of innovative independent authors film works.

Besides organizing its annual event, the “Veshtina” has a variety of social, cultural, educational and information activities and works with many other initiatives in the field of contemporary culture, audiovisual training and cultural cooperation, partnership and networking with young people.

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

Inclusion categoryReceiving projectsSending projectsCoordinating projects
Economic obstacles
Social obstacles
Geographical obstacles