Power of Diversity

– the crossing lines project

Next dates: 24th-26th March in Folkestone, UK


Crossing Lines is the title of the European large scale cooperation project: Power of Diversity, co-funded by the Creative Culture Programme of the European Union.
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Start of the production period in Freiburg

On October the 21rst/22nd the production team of PAN.OPTIKUM meets the Catalan stage director Llorenç Corbella from Tàrrega in Freiburg. Together they will prepare the next steps for the huge production (Power of diversity) that will come out on 28th July next year. The last collaboration with Llorenç Corbella was with the production TRANSITion.


25 selected participants

Participants have been chosen from seven of the total of ten sub-projects for the large-scale production. They are listed on the project website and come from: Kirkenes/NO, Musmansk/RU, Bytom/PL, Sibiu/RO, Görlitz/D, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria/ES, Helsingør/DK and Newbury/UK

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Creative Europe Showcase Conference

On 27 October, the European Commission is holding a conference at the Bozar Centre in Brussels.

During the conference, several showcased projects of the current Creative Europe programme will be presented and discussed.

We have been invited to talk about our Power of Diversity project within the context of intercultural dialogue and social inclusion.

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400 Years Queen’s House in Greenwich, London

On the very day the majority of British people voted to leave the EU, the 400th anniversary of the Queen’s House in Greenwich, London, took place, marking the occasion of the opening of the Greenwich + Dockland Festival. Together with Bradley Hemmings, we developed the festivities put on in front of the famous building on the meridian, but, like most of the spectators and British event holders and creators of culture, had hoped for a different outcome to the referendum.
Link to the festival