Meet Up ECoC!European Capital of Culture

Meet Up ECoC!European Capital of Culture

Volunteer Bridge Project

Contact person :
Mayumi Taniguchi
Position :
Director・Volunteer Coordinator
Link :
Volunteer Bridge Project is an organization dispatching and Receiving volunteers among European Capital of Culture and Japan, started in 2018 collaborating with EU Japan Fest Japan Committee and supporting by Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc. We are aiming for sharing an opportunity of developing ourselves through volunteering, and for making country, society and our community more connected and active.

Last update : 16 May. 2022


Dispatching Japanese volunteers to ECoC.
We dispatched 5 Japanese volunteers to Matera(Italy, ECoC2019) and 8 Japanese volunteers to Plovdiv (Bulgaria, ECoC2019).
At Sibiu International Theatre Festival (Romania, ECoC2007) we continue collaboration dispatching Japanese volunteers after a 10-year EUJF programme as a legacy project.

Receiving ECoC volunteers to Japan.
We received volunteers from Matera, Plovdiv and Novi Sad (Serbia, ECoC2021) at Tokyo Festival 2019 outdoor performance.
And receiving volunteers from Sibiu (Romania, EcoC 2007) at Takayama Autumin Festival.

Networking among volunteer coordinator for expanding possibility to volunteers.
We are trying to create network among volunteer coordinators in order to share our experiences as a big scale project coordination and to expand the possibility for volunteers.

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