Open public university of Poreč

: Dec 19, 2019

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Pučko otvoreno učilište Poreč (Open public university of Poreč) POUP is a public institution of Education and Culture established in 1960. POUP  has currently 20 employees and It has offices in the center of Poreč (6-equipped classrooms, offices, concert and theater hall, a Small gallery and gallery Zucatto.

Sources of financing are stable, and the university is funded through educational programs, cinema activities, cultural programs and events that are also financed from the budget of the founder - the City of Poreč, state and county budgets.

Its activities are carried out for the needs of the citizens of the City of Porec, Istria County and neighboring counties.

Beside nationally or regionally-funded programs we also have experience in EU projects with  EU project management and EU proposal writing. Untill now, we carried out projects funded by Europian Social Fund and Interreg programme ( Italy-Croatia CBC Programme ).

To ensure the success of the proposal and to deliver high-quality results in accordance with implementation plans, we have trained staff with experience in successful administrative and financial management of EU funded projects.

For successful EU project implementation of EU projects we have enough financial resources, as well.

POUP as a cultural institution, has a rich experience in implementation of cultural art programs. On the annual stage of the music-stage activities, we organize rich concert programs like jazz festival JAZZ IN LAP and  classical music concerts in the Euphrasian Basilica, registered on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Other festivals are the STREET ART FESTIVAL and the annual GOLDEN THEATER program. Along with the regular cinema program we also organize the international festival of documentary film POREČ DOX.

The artistic activity of POUP has a rich program of exhibitions in our two art galleries by international and local authors. One of them is ANNALE, the oldest conteporary art exibition in Croatia. The Zuccato gallery promotes internationally  aknowledged national and regional contemporary  artist . Among promotion of professional artist we promote and develop amateur artistic creativity through the project PRO FUTURA and through the International Student Sculpture School MONTRAKER. The project involves sculpture students and thus acquire new skills and knowledge. We also hold a bienal exhibition of contemporary photography PHOTODISTORZIJA wich promotes young and emerging artists.

POUP is also an educational institution. Through various formal and informal programs of education, POUP mission is to raise the general knowledge in the community, develop skills currently needed in the environment and promote long life learning as a tool for permanently adjustment to changes.

Keywords and matching areas:

 Education and Training
 Adult Learning
 Lifelong Learning
 Arts Education
 Creative Industries
 Cultural heritage
 Visual Arts

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