EFNYO General Assembly in Limassol, May 24th - 27th, 2018

EFNYO's annual General Assembly was held in Limassol/Cyprus between May 24th - 27th, 2018. The four-day event was kindly hosted by our Cypriot partner, the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation, and held at the Pattichion Municipal Museum in Limassol.

We welcomed guest speakers Georgia Doetzer (Artistic Director of Paphos 2017), who gave a presentation on the European Capital of Culture 2017Elena Theodoulou-Charalambous (Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture/ Music Research Innovation and International Networking Center), who spoke about cultural expressions and pluralism as aspects of contemporary creativity in Cyprus, and Nenad Bogdanovic (Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Foundation), who informed about Cyprus' role in connecting Europe with its neighbouring countries around the Mediterranean Basin, nurturing of young talent, audience development, and creative entrepreneurship.

A second focus of the conference was the presentation of new training formats under the MusXchange programme 2018-20, and ways of bilateral/multilateral cooperation between EFNYO member orchestras and partners.