British Universities Film & Video Council

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Europeana Sounds website launched

Scheduled to run from February 2014 to January 2017, Europeana Sounds is a project co-funded by the European Commission and the Europeana Sounds consortium, for a total budget of €6.14m (€4.91m EU contribution). The project is dedicated to opening up access to Europee’s shared sonic heritage, and celebrating the diversity and creativity of sound in everyday life. Throughout the lifespan of the project, the new website this will be a space dedicated to listening, discussion and discovery. It aims to feature regular contributions from all of the institutions involved in the project, from Athens to the Isle of Skye.

The activities of the project are organised in seven thematic work packages: aggregation, enrichment & participation, licensing guidelines, channels development, technical infrastructure, dissemination & networking, project management & sustainability.

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