Where: Municipality of Újbuda, Budapest, Hungary
Who: Levente Polyak
With whom: The Municipality of Újbuda, with the participation of a number of public, civic and for-profit organisations
How: The project aims to develop a stronger local ecosystem, a new cultural venue, and a platform to nurture creativity and collaboration in the 11th District of the Hungarian capital.
CUP 4 Creativity is a recently launched UIA-funded project in the Újbuda district of Budapest (2020-2023). The project aims at developing a stronger local cultural ecosystem, a new cultural venue and a platform to nurture creativity and collaboration in the 11th District of the Hungarian capital. The partnership is led by the Municipality of Újbuda, with the participation of a number of public, civic and for-profit organisations that aim to build on their existing expertise and leverage their competencies to deliver benefits to the district and its citizens. The lead UIA expert is Eutropian’s Levente Polyák, who follows the development of the project and provides expertise throughout the process, with the backing of Eutropian’s Budapest Office.
30 million European adults frequently feel lonely.
18%of European adults are socially isolated.
40%of Hungarians only socialize with friends or family once a month or less.
The project’s key focus is community and ecosystem building, connecting various initiatives, organisations, institutions and a diversity of social groups living and working in the districts. With the help of a network of physical spaces and a digital platform, the project will create a broad cultural community, gradually involving its members into attractive online and real-life cultural events, creative activities and shared adventures, taking advantage of contemporary digital, immersive and AR/VR technologies.
During the project, a coherent set of online/offline creative spaces are developed, operated and tested to boost cultural activities and creative interactions of the cultural community:
CUP CREATIVITY is an UIA-funded project led by the Újbuda district of Budapest. Levente Polyak supports the development of the project as an expert.
For more information on the project and how Eutropian is contributing towards the goals of this ambitious project, please reach out to him directly: