Southeast European Network of Cultural Centres

ENCC member Trešnjevka Cultural Centre from Zagreb, Croatia recently formed an ENCC antenna office for the region of Southeastern Europe.

The main objectives of the SE antenna are:

  • connecting stakeholders around ENCC topics (citizenship, informal education, arts and culture, capacity building, social innovation) in the SEE area and addressing / debating shared topics,
  • Providing a platform for the development of cooperation and transnational projects in the region;
  • Identifying and connecting potential members, sustaining structuration of the sector and capacity building.

For this purpose, the process of mapping the cultural centres sector in SEE was started at the beginning of 2016.
The results of the mapping are available on this website.

If you are from the Southeastern region (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria , Croatia, Cyprus, Kosovo, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Greece) and are interested in helping us gather the information about your country, please contact us on


“Southeast Europe (SEE) is a strategic and priority region both for the EU and for ENCC. We therefore aim to develop our connections and memberships in this area, in order to foster mutually beneficial cooperation and exchanges within an enlarged and diversified pool of members.”

Mr. Ivo Peeters
Chairman, ENCC Network 


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About Trešnjevka Cultural Centre

Trešnjevka Cultural Centre, situated in Towns most populated Boroughs with over 150 000 population, works both as the neighbourhood sociocultural centre and as the meeting point for various cultural and artistic events. Main fields of activities are cultural education, art education, cultural interest development, amateur and professional art promotions

Besides Local Community Centre programmes, within our Centre there are: the theatre venue which hosts independent theatre groups, dance and movement performing platform, amateur music performing platform, gallery for architecture and design, programme for elderly, cinema specialized in organizing film festivals and video workshops, and the sociocultural centre concerned with urban culture programmes with emphasis on multiculturalism. In partnership with other institutions, we organise and conduct researches in cultural habits. All of this brings us to a number of over 80 000 visitors who participate in our programmes every year, and with the new activities directed primarily towards the new knowledge and multimedia, we expect more local, as well as foreign visitors and collaborations.