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Forum 2016

More than 60 young Nantes and European citizens met in Nantes for the 8th edition of the Nantes Creative Generations Forum. They came to present 30 original projects which aim to create link, improve quality of life and "living together"

Nantes and European project holders gathered for 4 days in Nantes

The 8th edition of the Forum was a special year for NCG : 30 projects were presented (with 20 from all Europe) among a total amount  of 90 applications !

The projects presented in 2016

During 4 days they all had the opportunity to exchange and develop contacts with project holders from 17 different nationalities and (almost) the same amount of cities:  Madrid, Bratislava, Espoo (Finland), Lisbon, Belgrade, Ghent, Tirana, Skopje, Budapest, Tbilisi, etc.

All these participants are now part of the NCG network that gathers since 2009 young engaged European citizens. The network, that continues to grow, consists today of more than 360 participants!

Discover the projects :

> Geocatch them on the map of Europe
> Description and contacts

Diverse and tight programme

2016 NCG edition offered a programme that keeps on fit to the needs of participants. During 3 days their work focused on meeting different projects and preparation of transnational projects.

In the participants’ programme:

- Exchange of experience gained with their local projects
- Workshops on "funding opportunities" and "creativity"
- Working on new projects with european dimension
- City visits
- Moments of leisure and cultural discoveries

Workshops dedicated to inter-personal relations and the creation of projects with European dimension

Big part of the programme of the Forum was dedicated to the workshops and work in smaller groups, mainly around the gain of better understanding of initiatives, to creation and organisation of transnational projects and two main working issues : "Fundings and Creativity tools"

NCG Cooperation Award 2015-2016 ceremony

The Forum was also a possibility to present award winning projects of the NCG Cooperation Award 2015-2016 : "Nantes sound", "Spruce up Bucharest" and "Festivals and accessibility for all".

Each of the 3 laureates received NCG Cooperation award trophy at the City hall, from André SOBCZAK, Vice-president of Nantes Métropole, Deputy Mayor of Nantes in charge of European affairs.

And also : cultural nights, visits, discoveries...

> A concert night in "Trempolino"
> City visits (Center, Castle and Machines de l’Ile)
> Participation of Nantes youngsters who went to visit former NCG participants in Saarbrucken and Belgrade during summer 2016 with "NCG on Tour"
> Radio, video et photo reports (See below)

Videos, photos, podcast


You can find the best photos from NCG Forum 2016 on the Facebook page of Nantes Creative Generations:


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A video report of the #NCG2016 Forum shot by the Orange Magazine media team. Thanks a lot to Irene Dominioniand Edwige Jeannenot !

This video is also to relate with a really nice article on the Orange magazine website :

Video / 2

#NCG2016 "Funny box" video !

Made by Les Studios Bellarue 17 and Cornerstone for NCG Forum.


Radio broadcast by Euradionantes, live from NCG 2016 Forum