PA Culture Matchmaking Workshop Oct 25 2-4pm 

You want to know more about Seed Money Projects and opportunities?

You want to join a project? You want to present your own project? The Matchmaking workshop will give participants the opportunity to network and connect with new projects and potential partners.

Register here until 22 October

C4C @ BSSSC Annual Conference

A break-up session during the BSSSC Conference will focus on Culture and Sustainability. The session is designed to present the outcomes of the Seed-Money project CULTURE4CLIMATE and to discuss problem-solution approa-ches and actions. Organised by ARS BALTICA and Schleswig-Holstein.

CULTURE4CLIMATE @ 12th Annual Forum

ARS BALTICA is organising the session “𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗮𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗲 𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗿𝗶𝘀𝗶𝘀” on 28 September. Partners of the project Culture4Climate will present the outcomes of the Seed-Money Phase & an interactive panel discussion on what strong role culture can take in tackling the climate crisis.

Creative Ports Final 

The final conference "On international waters" of the Flagship project Creative Ports took place on 7 September in Szczecin, Poland and Online. The project partners have presented the outputs and discussed the future of the project. Read the entire article about the conference.

12th Annual Forum

This year's EUSBSR Annual Forum takes place on 27 September - 1 October fully virtual with the topic GREEN RECOVERY. The Forum aims at fostering green transition in the Baltic Sea Region through a close partnership and more active involvement of the stakeholders, youth and local communities.

Baltic Stories - Leading the Sea Change

The new online magazine "Baltic Stories" presents multiple project examples on climate protection such as CASCADE and gives faces to the people from all around the Baltic Sea who create solutions to combat, adapt and mitigate climate change. The magazine is produced by Let's Communicate!

12th PAC Workshop - Common Position

The 12th Strategic Project Develop- ment Workshop was devoted to the current situation of Cultural and Creative Industries in Baltic Sea Region. Read the common position and recommendations that were proposed by Monika Klein (moderator) and edited by work- shop participants.

13th PA Culture workshop 8 and 9 June

The workshop “Perspectives on Funding for Culture in the BSR” will be held on 8 anad 9 June. Relevant funding tools for cultural projects will be presented during the workshop. The Matchmaking sessions will give participants the opportunity to network and connect. Registration is closed.

Hacker problem with PA Culture website

PA Culture's website has been hacked.  Please only use the link to view our content. We hope to fix the problem as soon as possible.

12th PA Culture Workshop 18 May

The coronavirus pandemic restrictions have a severe impact on condition of Cultural and Creative Industries and all entities, who are dealing with cultural affairs. The 12th Strategic Project Develop-ment Workshop is devoted to the current situation of CCI in Baltic Sea Region.

Thematic Report Annual Forum 2020

The 11th EUSBSR Annual Forum was held in October 2020 with the theme “Towards a Decade of Innovation and Sustainability". The thematic report gives an overview of the Forum, summarises the main results of the plenaries and workshops and concludes lessons learnt. 

Revised Action Plan of the EUSBSR

The European Commission has approved the revised

European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region Action Plan, that aims to boost the transnational cooperation in the Baltic Sea region towards a more efficient recovery. Discover the revised Action Plan and the flagships.

Baltic Sea Cultural

Cities and Regions

The Baltic Sea Cultural Cities and Regions is a project aimed at connecting cities and regions, people, cultural organisations and professionals by increasing the visibility of the cultural diversity within the Baltic Sea Region. Read more about the newest concept note of the project.

11th PA Culture


The 11th PA Culture Workshop was devoted to the preservation of cultural heritage in the Baltic Sea Region, with a particular emphasis put on wooden architecture and sustainable cultural tourism. Read more about the common position and recommendations, that were created after the workshop.

Swedish Institute Seed Funding

The Swedish Institute provides funding for joint projects in which Swedish organisations meet transnational challenges together with organisations from the Baltic Sea region countries including Russia and the countries of the Eastern Partnership. The call closes on 11 February 2021.


The virtual Baltic Sea library is a continuously growing anthology of representative literary texts broadly connected with the Baltic Sea that seeks to provide multiple insights into the BSR. The authors of the texts either come from the region or have written texts that deal with aspects of life on the Baltic Sea.

CBSS Project Support Facility

The Council of the Baltic Sea States Project Support Facility call for 2021 is out! The call is dedicated to Innovative solutions for strengthening resilience by promoting inclusiveness and protection of most vulnerable societal groups in the Baltic Sea Region during a period of crisis.

Baltic Stories


Baltic Stories is a digital magazine, devoted to promoting the cooperation around the Baltic Sea, joint initiatives and flagship projects of the EUSBSR. The stories have been developed during the last year by 'Pomorskie in the EU' Association. The full version can be downloaded online.

Creative Entrepreneurship and Museums

The 7th International NDPC Cultural Forum and b.creative join forces for the international event “Reaching New Horizons: Creative Entrepreneurship and Museums” on 10-11 December to approach the peculiar relationships between creative entrepreneurship and the museum community.

Urban Cultural Planning Conference

Urb Cultural Planning's conference “Game of Cities: Culture, Participation, Democracy” will take place online from Gdansk on 19–21 November. The conference addresses how municipalities can empower citizen driven community development. The registration for the conference is still open.

11th PA Culture Workshop

The 11th PA Culture Workshop is devoted to the preservation of cultural heritage in the Baltic Sea Region, with a particular emphasis put on wooden architecture and sustainable cultural tourism. The workshop will take place as an online event on 19 Nov 2020. Register here until Nov 13

Umbrella funding for micro scale cultural


Umbrella funding for small- and micro-scale cultural initiatives in the BSR workshop took place alongside the 11th EUSBSR Annual Online Forum on 2 October. Look at the results of the workshop and a video (click on the picture) that was created after the workshop.

Baltic Youth Dialogue

Competition 2020

Are you a young creative writer, graphic artist or maybe you have a project idea for a more sustainable future? The Council of The Baltic Sea States is calling 18-30 year olds from around the region to join the competition Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue 2020 – let’s create a sustainable future together!

Baltic Sea Cultural Cities BSR Identity

The workshop on culture and BSR identity at the virtual BSSSC Annual Conference brought together 30 people to discuss and further develop the initiative “Baltic Sea Cultural Cities”. Take a look at the results of this workshop.

Umbrella funding for micro scale cultural


How can we link local grass-root approaches of  cultural actors to to connect the Baltic Sea Region? How can small projects and initiatives help fostering societal and economic resilience? These questions will be discussed within the online workshop on 2 Oct 2020

The Art of staying healthy - Workshop

If you are interested how art impacts our well-being and how this can be used to promote better health for people of all ages and backgrounds, we encourage you to join the online workshop The Art of Staying Healthy. 6 October 2020



Following a virtual meeting of EU Ministers of Culture regarding the COVID-19 pandemic the launching of a platform for the cultural sector to share information and good practices between themselves. This is how Creatives Unite was born.



The Joint Programming Committee has agreed upon the topical cornerpoints of the future INTERREG BSR programme. The Programming Committee encourages everybody to take part in this consultation.



We can all agree that the youth are the decision makers of tomorrow. Therefore, engaging youth in questions about tomorrow is crucial to foster a sense of responsibility, belonging and unity.


Interreg Baltic Sea Region 

encourages projects to take part in a photo competition and show cooperation in action and tell your project's success stories.


Connecting cities, people, cultural organisations and cultural professionals by increasing the visibility of the cultural diversity on local level within the BSR.  


We want to use culture and creativity to make living better in the neighbourhoods in cities or in rural areas in the Baltic Sea Region. - New event dates due to the Corona Crisis! 



The collaboration in Creative Ports aims to unlock the international potential of CCI actors in the Baltic Sea region and elevate their activities beyond their borders. 


The Fehmarnbelt Days will take place in the County of Ostholstein  in the region close to the Fehmarnbelt. Due to Covid19 the FBD are shifted to 30/31 May 2021