1.3.3 Programmes, incentives, funds, etc.

As there is no representative overview of programmes, incentives and funds available we just mention one programme within the framework of Linz09, European Capital of Culture.

Linz 09 provided a wide range of cultural education programmes. The biggest school project within the Linz09 programme is 'I like to move it move it'.

I like to move it move it

This programme in the context of the European Capital of Culture Linz 2009 aimed at bringing together schools and the performing arts. During an 8-week-period more than 30 teams of international and national artists are working with more than 1000 students from 5th grade upwards and their teachers in Upper Austria. The project takes place during regular teaching time and often resulted in public performances (Linz 2009 Kulturhauptstadt Europas, 2008, p. 7). To quote the website:

'At the centre of their work will be the enjoyment of and enthusiasm for artistic work and for the commitment of all participants to an artistic process whose results cannot be guaranteed. This sets in motion a spirit of creativity the best results of which will be fostered carefully to give a boost to teachers and pupils. The encounter between school and art offers the possibility of transcending barriers and gaining new perspectives.'
Linz 09