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Verbier Festival Philanthropy Forum
Should More be Done for Culture in the 21st Century?
14:30 – 16:30
Spiegeltent du Verbier Festival
Followed by refreshment from 16:30 to 17:30
Culture is fundamental; music, the visual arts and science connect us. They guide our lives in a constantly changing world. But as a society, do we have a responsibility toward culture? How can culture be, or indeed should it be encouraged? And what is the role of philanthropy?
The conversation will be led in French; participation and questions are welcome in both French and English.
Post-round table discussion in English
Are We Generous?
14:00 – 15:30
Verbier Festival Spiegeltent
Followed by refreshment from 15:30 to 16:30
Giving time and money plays an important role in our lives, no matter the reason or the amount we give. There is no doubt that empathy and generosity go hand in hand with philanthropy regardless of the number of pennies involved. So, what should we give? And how much?
The conversation will be led in English; participation and questions are welcome in both English and French.
Discover other stories
06 May 2019
Paris / France
At the beginning of May, Edilia Gänz gave an interview to Relais Culture Europe about the FEDORA Platform and how the FEDORA Prizes are creating a European ecosystem to guarantee the future of opera and ballet as well as to support emerging artists.
27 May 2019
You can read the Financial Times article "Is crowdfunding the future of opera and ballet?" written by Laura Cappelle.Read more
17 October 2018
Paris / France
Discover the photos of our General Assembly and Fundraising Forum which took place from October 17th to 19th in collaboration with Opera Europa on the occasion of their autumn conference in Paris. This is made possible thanks to the co-funding of the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission.
We are very grateful to all our members and supporters, as well as to Paris National Opera and Théâtre National de l'Opéra Comique for hosting us on this special occasion.