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Ostrava center for New Music

National Network: 
Czech Republic
Dr. Šmerala 2
Czech Republic
+420/596 203 426
+420/596 203 426
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

Ostrava Center for New Music (OCNM) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization with 2 employees.
OCNM is funded by Czech governmental and international institutions and foundations, international corporations and individual donors.
OCNM budget for 2011 was 331 500 €.
OCNH's main activity is the production of OD and other new music concerts, workshops and publishing activities:
• Concert tours of Ostravská banda in Europe and USA in 2006-2012
• Cooperation with Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra in Ostrava since 2001.
• Publishing OD 2001-2011 Reports, CDs with music from past OD, DVD documentaries about OD.

Mission and Objectives: 

The mission of Ostrava Center for New Music (OCNM) is to create an environment for activities to foster artistic concepts in an international context, to help in the development of quality production of Czech and foreign music, and to contribute to new directions in contemporary music for a broader audience, especially for the younger generation.

Main Projects / Activities: 

The main activity of OCNM is the organization of Ostrava Days: New Music Institute and Festival for composers and performers (biennial). Other activities include arranging contemporary music concerts and releasing professional publications about contemporary music.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Kristzna Konczyna
Head of the organisation: 
Renata Spisarová