|Amateo - The European Network for Cultural Participation in Cultural Activities|
AMATEO – The European Network for Cultural Participation in Cultural Activities – is an internet based network for national or minority organisations within the field of amateur or voluntary or community arts and crafts.
18 member organisations in 12 countries (2009). Member organisations can be national or state or minority organisations within the fields of theatre, music, choirs, film, video, etc. You can also talk about amateur arts and crafts, community arts, and socio-cultural activities.
AMATEO has a board of nine members.
AMATEO was established in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on June 20-21, 2008, and officially registered as an international organisation under Belgian law in Ghent, Belgium, on October 2, 2008. The annual conference and General Meeting 2009 was held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on June 11-12, 2009.