Within the project “Cultural Needs of Youth in Boka Kotorska”, a focus group dealing with the topic “Culture – Elitism of the Way of Life?” was held in EXPEDITIO office on December 4, 2009.
The participants in the focus group were professionals dealing with culture on the territory of Boka Kotorska: Tatjana Kriještorac (Cultural Center "Nikola Djurkovic", Town Gallery Kotor), Marija Starčević (Town Library and Reading Room, Kotor), Marijana Mišić Škanata (Radio Tivat, European House Tivat), and Ruža Danilović (Nautical College Library, Dobrota). The emphasis of the focus group was a discussion about the above-mentioned topic, which pointed out current deficiencies and current resources, offered conclusions and suggested solutions to some current problems, as well as recommendations for future activities.
More detailed information about this and the next focus groups will be given in the final report of the project, which will be prepared and made available to public in January 2010. The next focus groups will be held during December 2009 in the office of EXPEDITIO. Various cultural stakeholders from the municipalities of Tivat, Herceg Novi and Kotor will be invited to take part in the focus groups.