Tanja Mlaker

General director

Foundation Cultuur Eindhoven

Tanja Mlaker is general director of Foundation Cultuur Eindhoven since February 2016. She studied German, French and Dutch language and literature and graduated at University of Utrecht with a special focus on theatre science. As literary translator she translated many Dutch and German authors into Slovenian, her mother tongue. In the performing arts she worked as general director of a theatre, an European network of cultural organisations, she was managing director of a dance company Danstheater AYA (2001-2004), and business manager of Dutch National Opera (2006-2016). 

Foundation Cultuur Eindhoven
It was founded by municipality of Eindhoven in 2015 to execute cultural policy of the city: € 1 million turnover and € 21,5 million subsidy for institutions and projects. It is a foundation for arts and culture: responsible for financing the institutions and projects in the city, it has an advisory function to the municipality and cultural sector regarding policy development and strategy, and the task to strengthen the networks within and beyond the cultural sector on local, national and international level. Tanja is your host on 22 October in Eindhoven.


Welcome - Eindhoven

The paradox of (un)limited progress

You will be welcomed by vice mayor Monique List. Your host of the day Tanja Mlaker will introduce our morning programme.

Introduction of:

World Design Emabassies: by Marianne Aarnoudse

The law of conservation of creativity: by Esther Hartzema.

More details about this session
Tuesday 22 October
09:00 - 09:25
CWF HOUSE, Eindhoven

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