The Rest is Music
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its total population is 42,615 (census 2011). In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. City of Dubrovnik has 12 public cultural institutions and many NGO’s working in culture with a budget of 11.145.906,00 EUR in 2017. Lately, it is trying to enhance creative and cultural industries by organising for the 3rd time “Days of creative and cultural industries”, a 3 day event with aim of promoting creative work and networking. It has also started to work in 2015. in one of its non renovated cultural heritage, a 16th century summer villa, which would be the target building for this project.
The Rest is Music was founded in Dubrovnik in 2012. The organisation attempts to achieve its mission by developing and implementing projects which show the value and important role of music in modern stage expression, education and social environment. Since 2013 the projects of The Rest is Music are regularly included in the Program of the public cultural needs of the City of Dubrovnik. Beside educational programs, RIM organisation is focused in revitalization and interpretation of cultural heritage. As a creator of the project idea Abandoned, The Rest is Music wants to expand its activities in the field of interpretation and revitalization of abandoned cultural heritage through networking and mobility of artists and culture proffesionals.
The Dubrovnik Summer Festival as a one of the oldest Croatian festivals, recognized as major producer of top-quality arts and cultural events in Dubrovnik, will serve as one of associate partners of the project. The Festival promotes it’s site-specific program policy, combines tradition and modernity, connects local, national and international creativity and will present this project within its audience development programme.