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Culture Trade

Culture Trade is a spin-off from Umeå University’s project Culture on Campus, and aims to deepen our exchange with other universities and cities, and support culture and a creative, social environment.

Concretely, Culture Trade is a cultural exchange between, on one hand, Umeå University and Umeå, and, on the other hand, university cities, mostly in Europe. Artists from the Umeå Region will be featured at a hosting university/city in  Europe, who in their turn will commit to visit Umeå with at least one artist in 2014.

So far, three Culture Trades have been made: Würzburg, Tyskland (2009), Winnipeg, Kanada (2010) and Riga, Lettland (2012).

Autumn 2013 the tour Caught by Umeå will visit eight European cities.

Partners: Visitsweden, Humlan, Umeå teaterförening, Norrlandsoperan, Kulturföreningen Pilgatan, Seriekrock and others.

News about this project
October 2012: Cultural boost for long-distance love

Organizer: Communication and International Relations, Umeå University
More information: http://www.caughtbyumea.com/
Contact: Jonas Ericson
+46 70-666 18 89
jonas.ericson@adm.umu.se

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