The European Union is frequently viewed as a political and economic entity in public opinion, but there is no sense that a common society has been established. We are convinced that culture and the arts are capable of filling this void. They are the foundation of all civilisational progress. They play a significant role in our identity, provide meaning to human existence, and reflect our common history.

Indeed, European culture and the arts draw on a shared cultural heritage of 3000 years while also providing contemporary relevance to people's lives. They reflect our "living together," interconnect people in society, and transmit knowledge and values as they flourish in dialogue with other cultures. 

Read the full article here to know more about how culture and the arts fit within the EU priorities!