Zum Zum l A new culture magazine from the Euregio

Article updated on July 1, 2022 at 11:03 am

A brand new TV magazine Zum-Zum, born thanks to the support of the Euregion, will be produced with the participation of France 3, TV3 and IB3 of the Balearic Islands. Sebastien Girardproject leader, journalist and audiovisual producer underlines that the project “wants to be a cross-border connection, emphasizing the eclecticism of languages, histories and cultural and artistic personalities of the Euregio”† l’Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euregio* mainly aims “to promote shared projects between the Balearic Islands, Catalonia and the Occitanie region”.

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♦ Almost €22,000 to draw attention to all forms of culture on the territory of the Euregio

the zum zum magazine will approach a wide range of artistic fields: theater, dance, music, painting, sculpture, animation, film, street art, comics and literature, with an audiovisual proposal that will lead the viewer to live an immersive experience with the film’s team. The Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euregion, a cross-border entity that includes the government of the Balearic Islands, the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Occitania region, recently announced a new support line for cultural projects.

“The aim of these grants is to promote cultural diversity within the Euregion and open culture in the Mediterranean and solidarity with other areas, in particular by supporting development and artistic creation in all its forms and throughout the heritage to promote.

In the context of the call 2022, with a total budget of 125,000 euros, 14 applications were submitted, in which 32 associations took part. Of these, 4 come from organizations in the Occitanie region, 3 from the Balearic Islands and 7 are led by organizations from Catalonia.

In 2021, Zum-Zum, led by Ampli Productora, was a member of the Pôle Action Média du Soler, one of 6 projects selected as part of the call for cultural projects of the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euregion. The joint participation of the public televisions of the Euregio around this new cultural magazine is a first on the scale of the territory. “This is a stimulating novelty that is already a tradition in other cross-border areas, such as in the case of European public television in French-speaking or German-speaking regions”.

Productora amplifier is an audiovisual production company that is willing to cooperate “media and institutions from Toulouse to Barcelona”. The company founded by Sébastien Girard produces educational content, chronicles and documentaries. Among its service offerings is translation, dubbing, subtitling available in all languages ​​and on all media.

The Euregio emphasizes the need for this annual call for projects, which is already recognized and expected by players in the cultural sector, whether they are regular customers of these applications, or emerging players for whom it was the first application. Objectives of the Euregio call for cultural projects? †

“Innovation, promotion of Euregional languages ​​and new cultures, gender equality, mobility of artists, young creators, digitization of artistic content, activities aimed at the inclusion of groups in society most at risk of exclusion, or the categories of cultural professionals most exposed to uncertainty as a result of the current health crisis”.

France, Perpignan, 2021-10-18.  Illustration, EuroRegio conference.  Photo by Arnaud Le Vu / Hans Lucas.  France, Perpignan, 2021-10-18.  Illustration, EuroRegio conference.  Photo by Arnaud Le Vu / Hans Lucas.

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*The Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euregion is a political project of territorial cooperation, born in 2004, organized in the form of a European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation and currently composed of the Generalitat of Catalonia, the Government of the Balearic Islands and the Region of Occitania, which the rotating presidency from October 2020 to the end of 2022.

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