Stavros Halioris Social Centre


Call: Support to European Cooperation Projects 2021

Strand or category: Smaller Scale Cooperation Projects

Cultural operator – who are you?

Name of organisation:

Stavros Halioris Social Centre

Country: Greece

Organisation website:

Contact person:

Olympia Ignatiadou, Director

email [email protected]

tel +302541091975

Organisation type:

Civil Non for Profit Organisation

Scale of the organization

PIC number:

Aims and activities of the organisation:

The Stavros Halioris Social Centre is a civil non-profit company, located in nortnern Greece. It has been operating since 2010 and was named after Stavros Halioris, the founder and president of the THRACE Plastics Group, who envisioned the creation of the centre.

The aim of the operation of the Social Centre is to support the society by offering educational, artistic, cultural, recreational and social activities for both children and adults.

The Stavros Halioris Social Centre co-operates with other cultural associations, schools, educational institutions, artists, scientists, local authorities, etc.

Amongst its activities are the arts and crafts workshops, as well as the dance classes, addressed to children and adults.

Role of the organisation in the project

Project Leader

Previous EU grants received:

The Stavros Halioris Social Centre has been implementing projects financed with own resources, however, the new management of the centre -with the support of both experienced internal and external EU project management teams- aims to network with identical and complementary entities functioning in other countries and developing sustainable transnational initiatives in arts and culture.

Proposed Creative Europe project – to which project are you looking for partners?

Sector or field:

Performing arts, visual arts, artistic and cultural education, environmental awareness, social awareness, etc.

(Programme Priorities: Social Inclusion, Sustainability, International Dimension)

Description or summary of the proposed project:

Title of the project:

Transiting local HeRitage and Arts into a new Cultural Era: Education, Inclusion, Adaptation (Acronym : THRACE)

Summary of the proposed project:

The goal of the project is the involvement of socially vulnerable groups in artistic and cultural activities and the creation of a framework where the various forms of art (eg visual arts, dance, theater, etc.) meet environmental sustainability goals set by the lead beneficiary and its partners.

The Stavros Halioris Social Centre will involve young citizens from socially vulnerable areas in Xanthi and the wider region of Thrace in artistic workshops and cultural activities to take place in both the premises of the Social Centre but also in other places, inclusive of the greenhouse operated by the Thrace Plastic Group in northern Greece.

The idea is to implement innovative approaches to unfolding local cultural heritage through arts with the involvement of potentially underrepresented or marginalised groups and raising awareness on environmental sustainability.

The partner organisations will also unfold their cultural heritage through also implementing educational and creative workshops for young adults, taking into consideration environmental issues, local and transnational round tables where a more scientific approach to environmental practices and technologies, according to the standards of the European Green Agreement and many more to be agreed at the partnership level.

The aim is for the partnership to involve max five (5) partners, inclusive of the lead beneficiary.

Partners currently involved in the project:

Partnership under progress

Partners searched – which type of partner are you looking for?

From country or region:

Partners from Romania, Bulgaria, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Serbia

Preferred field of expertise:

Performing arts, visual arts, artistic and cultural education, environmental awareness, social awareness, etc.

Please get in contact no later than:

August 15th, 2021

Projects searched – are you interested in participating in other EU projects as a partner?

Yes / no Yes

Which kind of projects are you looking for?

Performing arts, visual arts, artistic and cultural education, environmental awareness, social awareness, etc.

Publication of partner search:

This partner search can be published?*


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