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Udruga za promicanje kultura Kulturtreger

National Network: 
Croatia
Address: 
Martićeva 14d
Zagreb
Croatia
Telephone: 
+385 1 4616124
Fax: 
+385 1 4616123
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2003
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

Kulturtreger has 10 regular members 2 of whom are full time employees of the organization and more than 10.000 joined members. The annual budget of the organization ranges between 50.000 and 100.000 EUR. The main sources of funding are Croatian Ministry of Culture and Coucil for Culture of the City of Zagreb along with other donors such as National Foundation for Civil Society Development. The organization is primarily involved in promotion of literature and literary education, but also of other forms of art. Main partners involved in these activites are Croatian and foreign writers, organizations involved in culture and civil society and national and regional independent media portals.

Mission and Objectives: 

Kulturtreger is involved in the promotion of literature, literature serving as a platform for discussing society, by developing critical culture and encouraging social responsibility and engagement. By means of literary club Booksa and other programs Kulturtreger creates space for participation and interaction and in such a way includes local community in cultural exchange.
The objectives of the organization are to:
- contribute to affirmation of literature as a platform for discussing society and developing critical thinking
- motivate the audience to actively participate in organization's programs
- encourage literary creativity of the youth
- stregthen cultural exchange and collaboration in Croatia, the SEE region and Europe
- involve in the initiative for change of public culture and youth policies

Main Projects / Activities: 

Two major projects of the organization are literary club Booksa in Zagreb, a place with permanent educational and presentational programs and the internet portal for literature www.booksa.hr.