European Capitals Of Culture In The Selection Contest Rules

Original Language Title: Eiropas kultūras galvaspilsētas atlases konkursa nolikums

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No 835 in 2007 (4 December. No 68 43) European capitals of culture in the selection contest rules Issued under Cabinet installations of article 14 of the law in the first part of paragraph 3 i. General questions 1. determines the selection of the European capital of culture competition (Latvia) application for eligibility criteria and conditions, application will submit to NASA, the selection panel, the application assessment and decision-making procedures. 2. European capital of culture selection contest consists of two rounds-a first round of pre-selection, for the second round of the final selection. 3. the applicant or the authorized person of the selection contest in the first round and second round of applications specified in the application to the two cauršūto (cauraukloto) copies in the English language and two cauršūto (cauraukloto) duplicate in the Latvian language in the Ministry of culture submitted or transmitted to the Ministry of Culture through the mail. 4. selection of the contest in the first and second round appearance of electronic application, if it is completed and filed according to the law on electronic document production and circulation. 5. Submitting the selection contest in the first round and the second round of applications-the application specified on the envelope or box, or electronically transmitted document specifies the following information: 5.1 the name and address of the Ministry;
5.2. the "European capitals of culture in the selection contest", tender;
5.3. full name of the applicant and the address;
5.4. the application name. II. Description of the applicant and the filling order 6. Applicant is a district of the city, town or municipality municipality requesting the city selection contest. The applicant shall submit the application on your own or with a partner (or partners). A partner may be a Government or local government authority, the institution or agency of a State or local education authority is established, the scientific authority of the State, a State Agency, as well as in the Republic of Latvia registered legal entity. 7. Preparing the application, the applicant responds to the provisions listed in the annex. The application can add documents that provide additional information about the response. The presentation of the application shall include only essential information directly linked to the "European capitals of culture". 8. prepare answers to the questions in the desktop. The applicant is responsible for the accuracy of the information provided and the accuracy. 9. According to the order of questions characterized European cultural city of the year, the head of the cultural program. Cultural programmes drawn up in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 11 of those criteria. The cultural program is based on the cultural cooperation, it has a high artistic and cultural quality, and it satisfies the European capital of Culture event for the year in progress. 10. European capital of Culture year cultural program meets the national guidelines set by the kultūrpolitik long-term policy guidelines. 11. European capital of Culture year, the cultural programme is assessed in two categories-"the European dimension" and "city and citizens", and it meets the following criteria: 11.1. category ' European dimension ': 11.1.1 promotes cooperation with the Member States concerned or the cult of the other Member States on the ras service providers, artists and cities in all cultural fields;
11.1.2. Stresses the cultural diversity of Europe;
11.1.3. forefront puts European cultural common aspects;
11.2. the category "city and citizens": 11.2.1. promoting the city and its environs, as well as participation increases the interest of foreigners;
11.2.2. is sustainable, it is the city's cultural and social part and parcel of long term development. 12. European capital of culture programme in Latvia provides links with Sweden the European capital of culture programme. 13. European capital of culture programme includes measures to be taken during the calendar year. If the activity is selected in the shorter time period, choose accordingly. III. Submission of the tender for the selection of the first round 14. The Ministry of culture shall examine those applications received in the 10 months following the invitation to tender. If the application is received after the deadline, it does not open, and the Ministry of culture this application sent back stating the reasons of reasonable return. 15. The Ministry of culture shall adopt a reasoned decision on the application for acceptance or non-acceptance of the tender for the selection of the first round. Decision of the Ministry of culture, the applicant may appeal to the Court. 16. The Ministry of culture of the applications received, immediately notify the European Commission. IV. The selection panel of the General conditions for the establishment and operation of 17 in accordance with European Parliament and Council decision 1622/2006/EC (24 October 2004) article 6 (2), establishing a Community action for the Mama do "European capital of culture" from 2007 to 2019, tenders are assessed the European capital of culture the selection panel. The selection panel is made up of seven representatives of the European Union institutions (two representatives of the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, as well as one representative of the Committee of the regions), and six representatives of Latvia, proposed after consultation with the European Commission. 18. in accordance with European Parliament and Council decision 1622/2006/EC (24 October 2004) article 6 paragraph 3 of laying down a Community action do Mama "European capital of culture" from 2007 to 2019, the selection panel members shall be independent experts with no conflicts of interest regarding nominations and have substantial experience and expertise in the cultural sector, in cultural development of cities or in the European capital of culture events. 19. the European capitals of culture selection panel creates the Ministry of culture. 20. The Ministry of culture to the 2008 December 20, opening the European capital of culture competition selection of the first round meeting. The selection contest in the first round of the meeting is closed to the meeting of the European capital of culture for the pre-selection of candidate cities being considered for applications received by the applicant. 21. on the basis of the selection panel's report, the Minister of culture in the Cabinet of Ministers, approval of the nomination list. 22. The Ministry of culture within nine months after the first round of the competition for the selection of the opening of the meeting of the selection panel's meeting in the second round of the final selection. V. submission of applications for the second round of the competition for the selection of the 23 Cabinet approved the list of applications in the cold had to develop applications according to the selection in the first round of the tender selection panel's recommendations and proposals and applications developed by submitted in accordance with these rules 3, 4 and 5. 24. The applicant or his authorised person fully developed until the tender selection panel submitted to the date specified in the Ministry of culture or the Ministry of Culture sent by mail. 25. If an application is received after the deadline, it does not open, and the Ministry of culture this application sent back stating the reasons of reasonable return. 26. The Ministry of culture shall adopt a reasoned decision on the application of the specified acceptance or non-acceptance of the tender for the selection of the second round. Decision of the Ministry of culture, the applicant may appeal to the Court. 27. The Ministry of culture received applications shall be forwarded to the European Commission. Vi. adoption of the decision on the European capital of culture status 28. Minister of culture submitted for approval to the Cabinet of the selection panel's report on the European capital of culture stated nomination. 29. The Ministry of culture to the 2009 January 31, notify the nominated European capital of culture the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, the European Commission and the Committee of the regions, showing the selection panel's report said the nomination reasoning and recommendations. VII. final question 30. provisions shall be in force until 31 December 2009. Prime Minister a. Halloween Culture Minister h. demakova annex Cabinet 4 December 2007 regulations no 835 questions the European capital of culture for the application of the selection contest (Latvian and English) i. General principles 1. why the city wants to participate in a competition on the European city of culture head status? What might be the European capital of culture status nominations main challenge? What are the objectives of the city of the European capital of Culture event for the year in progress (2014)? 2. If the city is awarded European capital of culture status, what should the concept of the program? Explain it! 3. what will be the slogan (motto) to express the European capital of culture program? (Selection in the first round of the competition on this question can not be answered.) 4. Which territorial units in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia laws ERS City intends to engage in the activities of the European capital of culture? Explain the answer! 5. If you already have a local, to institutions and authorities of the regions planning aid or the aid planned to ask later? Explain the answer! 6. As a measure of the "European capital of culture" within the city or-where appropriate-of planning the long-term cultural development of the region? 7. As the city intends to cooperate with each other European capital of culture (Sweden), which will be simultaneously raised to the status of European capital of culture? 8. As the programme of action will be implemented in the categories ' European dimension ' criteria? Based on the answer criteria! (This question must be answered in detail the selection contest in the second round.) As for the category "European dimension" the city intends to achieve the following objectives: 8.1. strengthen cooperation between Latvia and other Member States of the European Union cultural organizations, including cultural operators, cultural operators, artists and cities in all cultural fields; 8.2. to highlight the cultural diversity of Europe; 8.3. forefront the common European cultural aspects. Specify how this event would help strengthen the city's links with Europe! 9. As the programme of action will be implemented in the category "city and citizens" criteria? Based on the answer criteria! (This question must be answered in detail the selection contest in the second round.) As as regards "city and citizens" the city intends to achieve the following objectives: 9.1 to draw people from other European countries interest; 9.2. to promote artists, social and cultural fields, as well as interested parties in the city, its surroundings and activities in the areas involved in the participation of the population; 9.3. in the event the program is sustainable, it is the city's cultural and social part and parcel of long term development. 10. As the city plans to participate in the European institutions support the cultural activities or coordinate their activities with them? 11. Does the measure a certain part of the program is created for a specific audience (for example, young people, minorities)? Specify them. 12. What is a city or a measure of organisation responsible for preparing cooperation or as it planned to build with: 12.1 cultural organisations in the city, including the cultural services provided by ERS, cultural operators; 12.2. cultural organizations outside the city, including cultural services providers, cultural mu; 12.3. cultural organizations outside the country, including cultural operators, cultural workers. Specifies the culture of the Organization, including operators, cultural workers, planned to cooperate with, and shall specify the forms of cooperation! (Selection in the first round of the competition on this question can not be answered.) 13. What innovative ideas are proposed measures the European capital of culture? 14. If city qualify for the European capital of culture status, what will be the measure of the possible medium and long-term impact on the culture, social environment and the urban environment? Or the municipality or its authorities made public the specific plans to be taken after getting involved in the activities of the European capital of culture? 15. what was the course of the preparation of the application? (Question for clarification. In preparing the application, for example, created a working group, held a meeting with organizations, institutions, cultural industries or other experts or representatives.) II. Programme Framework 16. If city qualify for the European capital of culture status, what will be the possible annual cultural programme (guidelines, the measure's main theme), what will be the duration of the program? (This question must be answered in detail the selection contest in the second round.) 17. If city qualify for the European capital of culture status, what will be the main projects/events developments a year? For each project/event to specify the following information: description, date, location, partners/funding. (Selection in the first round of the competition on this question can not be answered.) 18. As the city plans to choose the projects/activities included in the annual programme in progress? (Selection in the first round of the competition on this question can not be answered.) III. organizing and financing Measures 19. Organization structure: 19.1. what will be the implementation of the project the responsible organization structure? A cooperation of this organization will be with city or County Government or its institutions? (This question must be answered in detail in the tender selection contest in the second round. The application shall be accompanied by the organisation's Statute, information on the number of employees of the Organization, the Executive resume, information about financial and management capacity, a graphical representation of the structure of and comments on the specific tasks at different levels); 19.2. If measures will be involved in territorial units bordering urban area, what will be the cooperation between the relevant local and regional authorities; 19.3. what criteria and conditions are or will be the basis for selecting the event artistic director? What is or will be their activity profile, competence, tasks? When he will be appointed? What will be the scope of the work? (This question must be answered in detail the selection contest in the second round.) Note the. * refers to the organization that is responsible for the implementation of the programme and contact with the European Commission, in particular in the monitoring phase, if the city is awarded the status of European capital of culture. 20. Financing of the Activities: 20.1. How will be created in the event budget; 20.2. What is the total resource estimates for the European capital of Culture year organizing progress? What are the financing sources and how much each funding source's contribution to total (to this question must be answered in detail the selection contest in the second round.) 20.3. or the city has already taken a decision or entered into financial commitments, once planned to make; 20.4. What is the total amount of the expenditure scheduled for the implementation of the programme of the event only; 20.5. how much expenditure planned cultural and tourism infrastructure development (including the renovation); 20.6. What is the sponsor link and how much is the calculated amount of the sponsor's financial participation; 20.7. What is finance the planned timetable. (Selection in the first round of the competition on this question can not be answered.) IV. Urban infrastructure 21. How reachable the city has local, national and international level? 22. How many tourist town unable to provide accommodation? 23. Some urban and tourism infrastructure development projects, including the renovation, the city is planning to implement for 2014? What is the job of the planned time schedule? (Selection in the first round of the competition on this question can not be answered.) V. communication strategy 24. What is the city's planned communication strategy with regard to the "European capitals of culture"? (This question must be answered in detail the selection contest in the second round, especially on media strategy and the interests of society and citizens. The selection of the second round of the competition to provide explanations, particularly in relation to the partnership, scheduled or have been created with the printed and audiovisual media, ensuring media coverage of the event "European cultural capital" and its related activities contained in the strategy.) 25. What is the communications budget ratio? 26. As the city plans to popularize the Mercury Prize, Melina if city get it (information on the award, see the manual for the title of European capital of culture for the nominations, section IV)? (Selection in the first round of the competition on this question can not be answered.) Vi. evaluation and monitoring of the measure 27. Or the city plans to create a special assessment and monitoring system in respect of the programme of measures direct and long-term effects, as well as financial management? VII. Additional information 28. indicate what could be the city as European capital of culture's strengths and weaknesses? 29. is a town independent of the European capital of culture competition plans the next few years to develop specific cultural projects? "The answer to that! 30. Please indicate the information that you need for appendices to the application!   Proposed Application for the title of European Capital of culture (to be completed by others in applying for the title in 2012 and after) i. Basic principles 1. Why does the city which you wish to take on the represen in the competition for the title of European Capital of culture? What, for it, would be the main challenge of this nomination? What are the city's objective for the year in question? 2. Explain the concept of the programme which would be launched if the city was nominated European Capital of culture? 3. Could this program be summed up by a slogan? (the answer to this question is optional at the pre-selection stage). 4. Which location area does the city intends to involv in the "European Capital of culture" event? Explain this choice. 5. Do you already have the support of the local or regional political authorities? Or are you planning to ask for their support at a later date? Explain. 6. How does the event fit into the long-term cultural development of the city and, where appropriate, of the region? 7. What do you plan to exten forge links with the other city to be nominated the Capital of culture? 8. Explain how the event could fulfil the criteria listed below. Please substantiat your answer for each of the criteria (this question must be answered in greater detail at the final selection stage). • As regards "the European Dimension", how does the city intends to contribute to the following objective:-to strengthen cooperation between the cultural operators, artists and cities of your country and other Member States, in all cultural sector; -to highlight the richnes of cultural diversity in Europe; -to bring the common aspects of European cultures to the Forum? Can you specify how this event could help to strengthen the city's links with Europe? 9. Explain how the event could meet the criteria listed below. Please substantiat your answer for each of the criteria (this question must be answered in greater detail at the final selection stage). • As regards "City and citizens", how does the city intends to ensur that the program for the event will attract the interest of:-of the population at European level; -the participation of encourag artists, enterprise in the socio-cultural scene and the inhabitant of the city, its surrounding and the area involved in the program, and an integral sustainable-is on of the long-term cultural and social development of the city? 10. How does the city plan to get involved in or create synerg to with the cultural activities supported by the European institutions? 11. in some parts of the programme designed for particular target groups (young people, to minorit, etc.)? Specify the relevant parts of the programme planned for the event. 12. What contacts has the city or the body responsible for preparing the event established, or what contacts does it intends to establish, with-cultural operators in the city? -cultural operators based outside the city? -cultural operators based outside the country? Name some operator with whom cooperation is envisaged and specify the type of the Exchange in question. (The answer to this question is optional at the pre-selection stage). 13. In what ways is the proposed project innovative? 14. If the city in question is awarded the title of Capital of culture, what would be the medium-and long-term effects of the event from a social, cultural and urban point of view? Do the municipal authorities intends to make a public declaration of intent concerning the period following the year of the event? 15. How was this application designed and prepared? II. Structure of the programme for the event 1. what structure does the city intends to give it the year's program if it is designated ' European Capital of culture "(guidelines, the general theme of the event)? How long does the program last? (This question must be answered in greater detail at the final selection stage). 2. What change events will mark the year? For each one, please supply the following information: a description of the event/date and place/project partners/financing. (The answer to this question is optional at the pre-selection stage). 3. How does the city plan to choose the projects/events which will constitut the program for the year? (The answer to this question is optional at the pre-selection stage). III. Organisation and financing of the event 1. Organisational structure 1.1. What sort of structure1 is envisaged for the organisation responsible for implementing the project? What type of relationship it will have with the city authorities? (This question must be answered in greater detail at the final selection stage, by enclosing in particular the Statute of the organisation, its staff numbers, the curricula vitae of those primarily responsible, information concerning its financial and management capacity, and a graph of the structure with comments on the respectiv has responsibilities of the different levels). 1.2. If an area around the city is involved in the event, how will the coordination between the authorities of the relevant local and regional authorities be organised? 1.3. According to which criteria and under which subject has or will the artistic director of the event be chosen? What is or will be his/her profile? When will he/she take up the appointment? What will be his/her field of action? (This question must be answered in greater detail at the final selection stage). 1 the structure mentioned above refer to the organisation liaising with the Commission, in particular during the monitoring phase, should the city be awarded the title. 2. the Financing of the event: 2.1 How is the event budget to be organised? What is the total amount of resources funded for organising the "European Capital of culture" year? What are the sources of financing and the importanc of their respectiv in contributions to the total? (This question must be answered in greater detail at the final selection stage). 2.3. Have the finance authorities of the city already voted on or made a financial commitment? When will they do so? 2.4. What is the total planned expenditure is strictly for the program of the event? 2.5. How much expenditure is planned for infrastructure (cultural and tourism infrastructure, including renovations)? 2.6 What is the plan for involving the sponsor in the event? What is the estimated level of financial participation by the sponsor? 2.7. According to what life should this expenditure timetabl be committed if the city receive the title of Capital of culture? (The answer to this question is optional at the pre-selection stage). IV. City infrastructure 1. What are the city's assets in terms of accessibility (regional, national and international transport)? 2. What is the city's absorption capacity in terms of tourist accomodation? 3. What projects are to be carried out between now and the year for which the city is applying for the title of European Capital of culture in terms of urban and tourism infrastructure, including renovations? What is the planned timetabl for this work? (The answer to this question is optional at the pre-selection stage). V. Communications strategy 1. What is the city's communications strategy intended for the European Capital of Culture event? (This question must be answered in greater detail at the final selection stage, in particular with regards to the media strategy and the mobilisation of the public and the inhabitant. At the final selection stage, considerations must be given in particular to the partnerships planned or established with the written press and the audiovisual sector, with a view to ensuring media coverage of the event and of the plans relating to this strategy). 2. What proportion of the budget is funded for communications? 3. How does the city plan to promote the award of the prize to Melina Mercour if it receive it? (Information on this is given in paragraph VI prize of the Guide for cities applying for the title of European Capital of culture). (The answer to this question is optional at the pre-selection stage). Vi. Evaluation and monitoring of the event will give the city intends to set up a special monitoring and evaluation system:-for the impact of the program and its knock-on effects? -for financial management? VII. Additional information 1. What, in your opinion, are the strong points of the city's application and the parameters of its success as European Capital of culture and what, on the other hand, it has weak points? 2. Does the city intends to develop particular cultural projects in the coming years, the irrespectiv of the outcome of its application for the title of European Capital of culture? Please comment. 3. Please add below any further comments which you de not cessary on the subject of this application.
Culture Minister h. demakova