European Culture Forum reflections

As in the former Forum, the most interesting contributions came from the artists; Merlijin Twaalfhoven, Yoel Gamzou and Gloria Benedikt thrilled the participants with very powerful voices.

For a solid and healthy system of the CCIs, the role of the artists and intellectuals is vital. Obviously public bodies, organisations and universities have to do their job, but it cannot be kept at an high-level position. At the same time, artists and intellectuals have to be in touch with the society, giving a real contribution, without generating art for its own sake.