CICADA Association for Promoting Creative Citizenship

CICADA Association for Promoting Creative Citizenship

The purpose of the CICADA Association for Promoting Creative Citizenship is to promote a creative activity of global citizens and to encourage them to take an active participation in creating the conditions for a sustainable society also through inovative digital tools for better access to heritage – a source of creativity.

The main objectives are to enhance:
– information, awareness and education of citizens about the potential of creative activity;
– active participation of citizens in various projects, events and activity at local and global level;
– public awareness about an importance of sustainable development;
– intercultural dialog;
– interest in heritage and understanding of its creative potential;
– rational usage of digital environment;
– different types of networking, integration and collaboration (public-private, technology-culture, global-local, etc.).

The CICADA Association is a young organisation established in 2014 by an eCult Ambassador, a researcher in digital heritage/museum communication Kaja Antlej, a digital strategy specialist Darja Golek and an architect Mojca Horvat. It is registered in Slovenia and a member of the CNVOS (Centre for Information Service, Co-operation and Development of NGOs) network.