Creativity and humanity during the pandemic – EXIT festival

The global pandemic has disrupted every kind of socio-economic activity. Tourism and hospitality were the first that felt the consequences caused by the global pandemic. Immediately after them, the creative industries felt the same. Although strongly affected by the...

The O-City training courses have already started!

Last July, we organized, from O-City.org in collaboration with Urbalab Gandia and the Centro de Formación Permanente of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), the first version of the photography training course within the Project, called: “Creation of...

Supporting the Creative Industries in COVID-19 era

Since the 1990s, urban cultural sectors have become increasingly focused on events as a driving force for media interest, promotion and tourism. Events such as the Olympic Games or the European Capital of Culture, to cite the two biggest examples, have also been the...

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Supporting the Creative Industries in COVID-19 era

Supporting the Creative Industries in COVID-19 era

Since the 1990s, urban cultural sectors have become increasingly focused on events as a driving force for media interest, promotion and tourism. Events such as the Olympic Games or the European Capital of Culture, to cite the two biggest examples, have also been the...

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What will be the future of Creative Cities?

What will be the future of Creative Cities?

Photo by shade jay on Unsplash The O-City project was starting to increase the network of Creative Cities, interested in be part of the project map, when the COVID-19 pandemic spread all over Europe and the World.  The current situation has already a strong impact on...

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The city of Volos on a virtual map

The city of Volos on a virtual map

The University of Thessaly is participating to the innovative European Project O-CITY.  O-CITY is an ambitious European project and the University of Thessaly declares a proud partner. Project coordinator is the University of Valencia in Spain and along with the...

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Matera: from shame of Italy to pride of Europe

Matera: from shame of Italy to pride of Europe

It is 1960s’, Italy is growing fast after the 2ndWorld War, it is becoming one of the most interesting economies in Europe. The Italian government is looking at a strong promotional campaign to present to the country this new trend and the development which will bring...

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