Video PlayerOpening of the Programme of Vilnius
CULTURE live is the title as well as the ambition of Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009.
The essence of the project is creation. Creation that is not abstract, not someone else‘s, not out of reach, but creation that is personalized, yours, mine, theirs. Authentic creation of the New: relationships between people, ties between organisations, countries and cities, the liberation of inner power, the bringing of ideas down to earth.
The project doesn‘t only refer to creation, it realistically brings creativity into all spheres of life. The people who work on this project are living culture which is simmering with energy and stating that culture is alive. Just as if a group of people, fired up about the same idea, were to join hands and form a single current of energy, the Culture live logo symbolizes a molecule that has been made by a spark of creativity. The word culture splits into its basic elements, letters, which separate and join, forming new meanings among the various European languages.